FS Commandant Blaison Joins EUNAVFORMED IRINI

Following a technical shutdown from October 2021 to January 2022 and an operational upgrade at the end of February 2022, the high seas patrol vessel (PHM) Commandant Blaison set sail from Brest on April 19 to take part in the operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI. Initially patrolling Gibraltar and then the central Mediterranean, Commander Blaison ‘s sailors took advantage of this patrol…

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Frigate Carabiniere Provides Medical Assistance to Fishing Vessel

On November 16, 2021, during a patrol activity in the area of ​​responsibility of Operation Mare Safe , currently commanded by Rear Admiral Valentino Rinaldi and aimed at the presence and surveillance in a sea area of ​​high value for the protection of interests national and control activities and support to the national fishing fleet, ship Carabiniere – in command…

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U35 Returns From Operation IRINI October 15th

On Friday, October 15th at 10 am, the submarine “U 35” will return from the EU mission “Irini” under the command of Corvette Captain Oliver Brux (34). Operation “Irini” of the European Union is tasked with monitoring and enforcing the arms embargo against Libya, but also disrupting smuggling activities on the refugee routes in the Mediterranean. “Our main task in…

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FGS Bonn Deploying for Operation Irini

On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 2 p.m., the task force supplier (EGV) “Bonn” and its crew “cast off”. The EGV leaves its home port Wilhelmshaven to make its way off the coast of Libya. There he will join the Operation European Union Naval Forces Mediterranean (EUNAFVOR MED) “Irini” in the Mediterranean. “The crew did an incredible and great job…

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FGS Berlin Home from Mediterranean

(Google Translation) – On Saturday, July 10th, 2021 at 12 noon, the task force supplier “Berlin” will return to his home port of Wilhelmshaven under the command of frigate captain Stefan Klatt (52) from the European Union Naval Forces Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) “Irini”. “In the past four months, I took part in Operation ‘Irini’ with ‘Berlin’ and my crew. Our…

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Operation Irini: UN Security Council Renews Authorization for Inspections

June 4, 2021 – The UN Security Council renewed the authorization for inspections by Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI for one more year. With the vote on Thursday, the UN Security Council extended/prolonged the Resolution 2292 of 2016 which allows offshore inspections and port diversions of vessels suspected of breaches of the UN arms embargo on Libya. This is an important…

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QUAD rescue exercise in the eastern Mediterranean

April 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – “Castaway to the optics!” “. Despite a persistent mist, the watchmen of the Frigate multi-missions (FREMM) Auvergne , spotted a silhouette floating with difficulty above the waves. This identification was notably possible thanks to the coordination between French and Cypriot partners, given that the FREMM was alerted by the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC)…

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