In a single week the Italian Navy foiled two pirate attacks, confirming how a dangerous the maritime area in the Gulf of Guinea has become.
Tag Archives : Piracy
25 May 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) LHD Mistral and frigate Guépratte, have joined Operation ATALANTA. The mission aims at strengthening maritime security and combat pricay in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.
30 Apr 2020
The German Federal Cabinet has extended the anti-piracy mission EUNAVFOR (European Union Naval Force Somalia) - Operation Atalanta - in the Horn of Africa. The mandate, which expires on 31 May 2020, is to be continued for a further year until 31 May. 2021. The Bundestag (German parliament) still has to discuss and then vote on it.
29 Apr 2020
The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) dispatched for the first time one of its FREMM Frigates to patrol the Gulf of Guinea while the French Navy (Marine Nationale) suspended its maritime security mission off West Africa.
28 Apr 2020
Israel Shipyards started sea trials of the third SHALDAG MK II Fast Patrol Craft (FPC) on order for the navy of Senegal.