French Carrier Strike Group

Exclusive Interview With French Carrier Strike Group Commander

The French Navy's Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group in the eastern mediterranean Back to home port after two months of operation in mediterranean Sea, Rear Admiral Christophe Cluzel, commander of the French Carrier Strike Group, honored us by answering our questions about CLEMENCEAU 22 operation. Rear Admiral Christophe Cluzel, Commander of French Carrier Strike … Continue reading Exclusive Interview With French Carrier Strike Group Commander

introduction of invasive species through ballast water discharge

Ballast Water: A Marine Pollution Often Unknow

ballast water Ballast Water play an important role in the safety and stability of ships. Unfortunately, introduction of invasive species through ballast water discharge has been a serious concern for marine ecosystem. An unrecognized marine pollution With the loading and unloading of untreated ballast water, vessels become a vector for the transfer of organisms from … Continue reading Ballast Water: A Marine Pollution Often Unknow

CTF 150: Frigate Languedoc seized a large quantity of drugs

Narcotics in Indian Ocean: Over 400 kg Seized

Sunday the 6th of June, 2021, the boarding team of the French multi-purpose frigate (FREMM) Languedoc (D653) seized more than 400kg of narcotics on a cargo ship. On June 6th, 2021, during a surveillance flight, the French frigate's helicopter deployed to secure the Strait of Hormuz identified a potential narcotics smuggler.After initiating the boarding procedures, … Continue reading Narcotics in Indian Ocean: Over 400 kg Seized

magnifying glass observing the Pacific from space

Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific

On January 19th,2021, the Government of Vanuatu reported the apprehension of two Chinese trawlers off the island of Hiu on suspicion of illegal activities. This is not an isolated act. In fact, lots of chinese fisherman threatening the maritime sovereignty of coastal states were reported, particularly in the Pacific Ocean. Chinese fishermen cause concern near … Continue reading Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific

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Electric Pulse Fishing is Living its Last Days

The end of the electric pulse fishing method, with one month to go and is living its last days. This fishing method will soon be completely banned from European Union fishing vessels in all waters they frequent, including outside the EU. Electrical fishing method is extremely controversial and has been criticised by some environmental groups … Continue reading Electric Pulse Fishing is Living its Last Days