Tag: Turkey

  • Frontex and EUNAVFOR Sign Maritime Security Cooperation Agreement

    Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency and Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI have agreed to expand their cooperation to address challenges and threats to EU security in the Central […]

  • Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by east Libyan forces

    Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by eastern-based Libyan forces in the Mediterranean Sea, saying it must be allowed to resume its journey while warning of […]

  • Egypt, Greece conduct joint naval drill in Mediterranean

    CAIRO, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) — Naval forces from Egypt and Greece conducted joint military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s armed forces said in a statement on Monday. The exercises […]

  • Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to Libya

    By Matthew Holroyd with AFP Turkey has blocked a German military vessel from inspecting a cargo ship suspected of carrying weapons on its way to Libya. On Sunday evening, the German frigate […]

  • Turkey extends disputed East Med gas exploration mission again

    Turkey has once again extended a hydrocarbon research mission in contested waters in the Eastern Mediterranean, ignoring Greek warnings that such moves undercut efforts to resolve the dispute between the […]

  • Op Irini boards Syrian flagged vessel

    The last week of October saw another vessel boarding and inspection done by the EUNavFor Operation Irini in the Mediterranean to prevent violations of an arms embargo on Libya. The […]

  • How Covid-19 has escalated the maritime drug trade – and what AI can do about it

    Adele Berti Israeli maritime intelligence and predictive analytics company Windward is using artificial intelligence to identify and pinpoint Europe-bound vessels that might be illicitly carrying drugs for distribution in the […]

  • Turkey seizes 220 kilograms of cocaine from Brazilian ship

    Turkish authorities have seized 220 kilograms (485 pounds) of cocaine from a ship that arrived in the southeastern port of Mersin, Anadolu Agency (AA) said in a report late Tuesday. […]

  • Turkish ship returns

    Turkish ship at centre of Greece row to return to Mediterranean The Turkish navy has said a research ship at the centre of an energy rights row with Greece will […]

  • EU aids Libya CG

    EU repairs 2 Libyan vessels for reinforcing maritime border security The delegation of the European Union (EU) to Libya on Thursday said that the EU has repaired two Libyan vessels […]