Tag: Spain

  • Longer Sentences for Pirates

    Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday lengthened by five years the sentences of six Somalis jailed for attempting to hijack a Spanish navy vessel that was taking part in EU anti-piracy […]

  • Spain P.M. praises anti-piracy op

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy praised efforts to fight piracy off Somalia during a visit Sunday to this country in the Horn of Africa. Spanish P.M. praises anti-piracy operation on […]

  • Spain will protect fishermen in Gibraltar waters

    Spain said on Friday its security forces would protect Spanish fishermen following the latest flare-up in disputed waters around the British territory of Gibraltar. Britain on Thursday accused Spanish navy […]

  • Suspected pirates en-route to Spain

    Spanish Navy Takes Custody Of Suspected Somali Pirates. On 24 October 2012, 120 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, the EU Naval Force ship ESPS Castilla took custody of six suspected […]

  • Big Guns

    According to Lloyds List, if you mention 12.7 mm guns to private security providers and there is likely to be a sharp intake of breath. Mention them to gung ho […]