BIMCO Calls for Continued Naval Support in Gulf of Guinea

According to the Danish Armed Forces, Danish frigate Esbern Snare has been involved in an incident involving suspected pirates on 24 November in the waters south of Nigeria. The Danish navy further announced that the frigate was close enough to send a team to the suspected pirates with the aim to board, but the vessel did not react when ordered…

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HDMS Esbern Snare to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Note: photo from Wikipedia shows Esbern Snare with old hull number. May 25, 2021 – Denmark will deploy the frigate Esbern Snare to the Gulf of Guinea for five months, from around November, to patrol waters and thus increase maritime security. According to the Danish government and the Parliament, navy assets are needed to increase security for merchant shipping in…

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Absalon Class Reclassified as Frigates

October 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Navy’s two support ships are being reclassified as frigates. The “new” frigates are being equipped and trained to be even better at finding and fighting submarines, and the new designation as frigates makes it easier to cooperate with NATO partners. The Navy’s warships Esbern Snare and Absalon of the Absalon class have so…

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