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EU Navfor Somalia reacts on possible hijacking of a ship at the Horn of Africa

EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta has completed incident response procedures in response to a possible act of piracy off the Coast of Somalia with the support of a Japanese aircraft of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and in close coordination …
Aug 26, 2020 / Piracy

Somali Pirates Hijack Panama-flagged Tanker

A merchant ship has reportedly been hijacked off the northeast coast of Somalia, marking the first successful hijacking by Somali pirates since 2017. Caption: Chemical/Oil Products Tanker Aegean II ( ex Crystal Amethist) - Image courtesy of Aart van …
Aug 21, 2020 / Piracy


Today, EU NAVFOR Somalia officially welcomed the ESPS CANARIAS as she began her most recent deployment with Operation ATALANTA. The ESPS CANARIAS will sail with Operation ATALANTA alongside the ITS MARCEGLIA from the end of July 2019 until early …
Jul 18, 2019 / Piracy

ITS Margottini re-joining EU NAVFOR counter-piracy mission

ITS Margottini is re-joining EU NAVFOR for its second six-month tour participating in Op Atalanta, the European Union’s first naval operation, launched in 2008 to prevent piracy at sea off the Horn of Africa and in the Indian Ocean.Commanded by …
Mar 11, 2019 / Piracy

Maersk Line to start serving to key Somali port

Maersk Line, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, is expected to start serving to Somalia’s Mogadishu Port, according to the port's authority on Saturday.In a statement, the Mogadishu Port Authority said Maersk Line, which serves over …
Jan 7, 2019 / Curious