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 ATL 2 maritime patrol aircraft is operating in Mediterranean Sea

IRINI: Peace Guarantor in the Mediterranean Sea

As of May 2022, Operation IRINI (or EUNAVFOR MED IRINI) has been in effect in the Mediterranean Sea for just over two years, having been initiated on March 31st, 2020. The operation has attracted international criticism, and nations around the Mediterranean Sea are divided over whether it should continue. But what is Operation IRINI? What … Continue reading IRINI: Peace Guarantor in the Mediterranean Sea

robbery cases, off the coast of Libya.

The Disturbing Rise of Maritime Robbery off Libya

Libya map From 2016, the rise of maritime robbery cases observed off the coast of Libya, more precisely in the province of Derna is disturbing the freedom of navigation in Mediterranean sea. A brief history about Freedom of navigation Yore, freedom of navigation was a dream, then a concept, born in the 17th century. Once … Continue reading The Disturbing Rise of Maritime Robbery off Libya

Pollution and the grenade fishing, an ecological disaster for Farwa Island in Libya

Farwa Island, Libyan’s Gem in Danger

Farwa island Farwa island is an idyllic area located on the extreme west of the Libyan’s Mediterranean coast. Unfortunately, this wildlife treasure in a civil war country is threatened by a destructive fishing method, lobbing grenades into the water, and a leak of heavy metal from a local industry. This situation is not the only … Continue reading Farwa Island, Libyan’s Gem in Danger