CORYMBE 160 – Franco-Danish Anti-piracy Patrol

The High Seas Patroller (PHM) EV Jacoubet continues its surveillance mission in the Gulf of Guinea in order to help reduce maritime insecurity in the area. In this context, it cooperated with the Danish frigate Esbern Snare , itself deployed since November 2021 to fight against piracy. The EV Jacoubet has been sailing since the end of December in the…

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Commandant Ducuing Returns from Operation Coryombe

Leaving the port of Mindelo (Cape Verde) on October 26, 2021, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Ducuing closed the chapter of the 158 th mandate of Operation CORYMBE. During two and a half months of patrol in the Gulf of Guinea, he covered more than 14,000 nautical miles (or 26,000 km) and called in seven different countries: Senegal, Ivory…

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European Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea

The deployment in operation CORYMBE of the high seas patrol boat (PHM) Commandant Ducuing was part of the European concept of coordinated maritime presence or coordinated maritime presence (CMP). The PHM shared its assessment of the situation of the area with the Spanish patrol boat Vigia from August 11. Initiated in 2020, the CMP concept aims to strengthen the exchange…

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Commandant Ducuing Makes Port Call in Senegal

Having set sail from Toulon seven days earlier, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Ducuing moored on August 16 in Dakar for the first stopover of the 158th mandate of Operation CORYMBE . Received by the Chief of Staff of the Navy of Senegal, Lieutenant-Commander Renan Paillereau, commander of the PHM, presented Rear Admiral Oumar Wade with a vessel and…

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Franco-Moroccan Interaction in the Atlantic

The crew of the deep-sea patrol vessel (PHM) Commandant Ducuing, which set sail from the Toulon naval base on Monday, August 9, continues its transit to reach the Corymbe area of ​​operation. On their way, the French soldiers crossed the road of the Moroccan corvette Sultan Moulay Ismail, which allowed the organization of joint training. Shortly after crossing the Strait…

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