Indian Naval Ship Trikand, mission deployed for Anti-Piracy Operations, is participating in the maiden IN – EUNAVFOR Joint Naval Exercise in the Gulf of Aden commencing.
Global maritime charity Stella Maris has signed up to the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to eradicating the scourge of piracy.
The Council extended the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia until 31 March 2019.
On 4th October, the Italian Flagship ITS Fasan conducted joint manoeuvres, known as a PASSEX, with the Indian Navy ship INS Trishul off the coast of Galmadug, Somalia.
Conducting a RAS at sea enables EU NAVFOR warships to remain on patrol for longer periods to help deter potential pirate attacks and keep seafarers safe.