somali counter piracy, eu navfor
" data-medium-file="http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/12052771315_e0d9bb0246_b-300x199.jpg" data-large-file="http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/12052771315_e0d9bb0246_b-800x530.jpg" />The European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) on Friday marked the ninth anniversary of its Operation Atalanta, the successful counter-piracy operation that has greatly contributed to curbing Somali-based piracy off the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean.
The Malaysian-flagged MV Albedo, hijacked by Somali pirates in 2010 and held at an anchorage close to the Somali Coast, has sunk in rough seas, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) confirmed Monday.
The last remaining Somali pirate-held vessel was on the move this weekend and is now anchored just off the Somali coast, according to the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia.
The European Union's Naval Force Somali reported Thursday morning of two piracy incidents taking place off the coast of Somali this week, bringing the total number of piracy incidents in the region since Sunday to three.
The European Union is marking eight years of counter-piracy naval operations off the coast of Somalia protecting World Food Programme vessels and international shipping from acts of piracy. EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation Atalanta wa...