The Skiff: September 27, 2018

first_imgReddIt The Skiff: Nov. 14, 2019 + posts The Skiff: Dec. 5, 2019 The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ Facebook The Skiff by TCU360TCU Box 298050Fort Worth, TX [email protected] The Skiff Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Tension on Capitol HillNext articleHoroscope: September 28, 2018 The Skiff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter The Skiff: Nov. 21, 2019 ReddItcenter_img Linkedin The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ Twitter Linkedin printFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoVolume 117, Issue 6: Former Mexican President and Noble Peace prize recipient speak at TCU.Also: updates on the fraternity hazing incident and the burglary during the Ohio State game, Student organizations discuss their experiences on campus, and get your preview for this week’s football game. The Skiff: Nov. 7, 2019 Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

EUNAVFOR Stops Group of Suspected Somali Pirates

first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: Stops Back to overview,Home naval-today EUNAVFOR Stops Group of Suspected Somali Pirates View post tag: Somali Share this article View post tag: Group March 30, 2012 EU Counter Piracy Naval Forces (EUNAVFOR) have tracked down and stopped a group of suspected pirates who were believed to have tried to attack a Hong-Kong flagged tanker approximately 400 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia.EU Naval Force warship FS Aconit was called to investigate after the tanker came under attack on 26 March 2012. Aconit was directed onto the fleeing pirates by a Luxembourgish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA), which have recently completed 3500 Flights Hours with EUNAVFOR.The MPRA quickly located the suspects who were towing a small skiff behind a larger sea going whaler. TheMPRA provided imagery showing pirate paraphernalia.In order to conceal the evidence of their piracy activities, it is believed that the suspected pirates had cut loose and sunk the smaller skiff, containing weapons, ladders and a certain amount of fuel.Aconit’s helicopter intercepted and stopped the whaler, which had 10 suspected pirates onboard, by firing warning shots on 27 March 2012. A team from Aconit boarded the whaler and the suspects have been transferred on board the frigate. Two suspects received medical care by the Aconit’s medical service.As no pirate paraphernalia was recovered the crew of the Whaler were sent back to the Somali coast with only enough water and fuel for a one-way journey.The French Navy frigate Aconit’s intervention made it possible to hamper the action of a complete pirate action group, thus preventing them from committing new attacks in the area.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , March 30, 2012; Image: eunavforcenter_img View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Pirates EUNAVFOR Stops Group of Suspected Somali Pirates View post tag: EUNAVFOR View post tag: Navy View post tag: Suspectedlast_img read more