Tag: Spain

  • Algeria seizes cocaine

    Refusal to berth raised eyebrows. Algeria seizes 700kg of cocaine on container ship Algerian authorities have seized more than 700kg (1,543lb) of cocaine smuggled aboard a container ship and made […]

  • Tuna vessel escapes pirates

    Suspected pirates were later caught by EUNAVFOR. Albacora tuna vessel escapes Somali pirate attack in Indian Ocean A vessel owned by Spanish tuna fishing giant Albacora, Galerna III, managed to […]

  • EUNAVFOR trains CG

    Clan and militia fighting in Galmadug could see pirate gangs slip back in to region. ESPS Rayo welcomes Galmadug Coast Guard Operation Atalanta sailors have been working alongside the Galmadug […]

  • Spain rescues migrants

    Spain could overtake Italy as migrant destination. Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day Spain’s coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour […]

  • Italy takes lead at EUNAVFOR

    Spanish Navy concludes successful tour with EUNAVFOR. Spain Hands Over Force Command to Italy During Ceremony on board ESPS Galicia in Djibouti Port On Thursday 27 July 2017 Rear Admiral […]

  • 200 migrants feared drowned

    This week has seen a huge increase in migrant crossings. More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off […]

  • Exercise Ocean Explorer kicks off

    Exercise Ocean Explorer underway. Multi-Nation Naval Exercise in Australia By Aiswarya Lakshmi Warships from Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain are currently exercising off the Western Australian coast honing war-fighting […]

  • Maritime security and Gibraltar

    Gibraltar’s role in maritime security is often overlooked. Maritime Security: Fact or Fallacy? The View from Gibraltar By Michael Sanchez The recent global maritime security scenario has been deeply affected […]

  • Spain denies IUU fishing role

    Somalis claim illegal fishing could push them back into piracy. Spain: Government and tuna fleet refute accusations of illegal fishing in Somalia The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) […]

  • Gibraltar and Innocent Passage

    The legal whys and wherefores. Gibraltar: Legal Advice on Innocent Passage ALEX CALVO While tensions over the South China Sea often prompt headlines, attracting a great deal of attention by […]