Container ship leaves the port of Tripoli

Operation Irini: Exclusive Interview With Rear Adm. De Muizon

The Operation Irini started two years ago with the goal of contributing to re establish stability in Libya. This exclusive interview of the French Rear Admiral Jean de Muizon, Deputy Operation Commander since December 2021, allows us to understand all the aspects and insights of the European Union Naval mission. Rear Admiral De Muizon, Deputy … Continue reading Operation Irini: Exclusive Interview With Rear Adm. De Muizon

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

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

Gulf of Guinea: A Pirate Hunting Area

MDAT-GoGVoluntary Reporting Area (VRA) While the world's attention was diverted by COVID-19, piracy and armed attacks against ship crews remain a serious problem, requiring a concerted response from the international community at the highest level. According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), 135 maritime kidnappings were recorded in 2020 - and 130 of them took … Continue reading Gulf of Guinea: A Pirate Hunting Area

Drug seizure by the french navy

One more drug seizure by the French Navy

Drug seizure in Indian ocean. French frigate FS Nivose, deployed into the combined Task Force 150 (a global coalition to fight against terrorism), seized once again drug this month. The 14th of April,the frigate found drug on a fishing boat sailing off Somalian coast. This the seventh time this month. The french boarding team, while … Continue reading One more drug seizure by the French Navy

Record drug seizure by the French Navy in the GoG

The French navy has seized six tons of cocaine on a Saint Kitts and Nevis-flagged cargo ship traveling from South America to West Africa. This seizure is the largest one this year in the area. « Najlan », the 105-meter long cargo,  was under close surveillance since leaving South America a few days ago.This arrest was made … Continue reading Record drug seizure by the French Navy in the GoG