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Suspected Somali pirate applying for asylum detained in Germany


Germany authorities have arrested a Somali man suspected of being among a group of pirates who seized a German freighter four years ago. Continue reading

Korean Naval Escort ship completes first multi-national counter-piracy exercise


The Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Kang Gam Chan carried out training exercises with the Federal German Ship (FGS) Hessen on 26 February, the first counter-piracy exercise between the two nations. The ROKS Kang Gam Chan is part of the Republic of Korea Naval Escort Task Group 15 and is currently supporting Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy operations as part of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150. Continue reading