Minister Commends Charles de Gaulle’s Participation in Operation Chammal

February 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – A month after the departure of the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, the Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly went on board on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 while it is deployed with its carrier strike group (GAN) in the eastern Mediterranean in the part of the Chammal fight against terrorism operation, French part…

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Pirate Attack off Sao Tome Fails

February 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 14, 2020, the container ship Maersk Tema detects the suspicious approach of a boat while sailing 100 nautical miles (185 km) northwest of Sao Tome. The Maersk Tema flies the flag of the Marshall Islands and transits between Pointe-Noire (Congo) and Lagos (Nigeria). Immediately, 17 of the 21 crew members retreat to…

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Nivose Resupplies Kerguelen Islands

February 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 11, 2020, the surveillance frigate Nivôse , deployed on a sovereignty mission in French Southern and Antarctic Territories (TAAF) until the end of February 2020, refueled “at rocket” at anchor in Port-aux- French, located on the Kerguelen Islands. The French Southern Territories and Seas (Crozet Archipelago, Kerguelen Islands and Saint-Paul Islands and…

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Dutch Navy Charters DOF Ship for MCM

February 19, 2020 – N-Sea is exceptionally proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Koninklijke Marine. N-Sea will be working closely with them on mine countermeasure activity, development and training – all in preparation for the implementation of new-build, state-of-the-art mine countermeasures vessels. The DOF Subsea #Geosea arrives at Port of Den Helder shortly and will…

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Commandant Bouan Exercises with Nigerian Navy

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After seven months, the ocean patrol vessel Commander Bouan made his second stopover in Lagos. It made it possible to illustrate a clear progression in cooperation actions between the French and Nigerian Marines. For six days, including two at sea, Commander Bouan provided a wide range of training (combat first aid, visit operation, cyber)…

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Stoykiy and Korolev Deploy to the Atlantic

February 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet, consisting of the Stoykiy corvette and the Korolev large landing ship (BDK), headed for the Atlantic. The ships embarked on a long voyage to carry out combat training tasks as part of the constant presence of the Baltic Fleet forces in its area of responsibility. During…

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CNO Strengthens Naval Partnership with Norway

February 18, 2020 – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday met with his Norwegian counterpart, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensønes, at the Pentagon, Feb.18. During the office call, the leaders discussed their navies’ commitment to regional maritime security in the Arctic and North Atlantic. “The High North is a vital region in…

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IKE Deploys Upon Completion of COMPTUEX

February 20, 2020 – USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group TEN (CSG-10), departed for deployment after successfully completing the Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX). “The Sailors of IKE Strike Group are trained and ready to execute the full spectrum of maritime operations in any theater,” said Rear Adm. Paul Schlise, commander,…

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