Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Pirates Attack and Board Bulker off Somalia

An unknown number of pirates attacked and boarded the 1999-built bulk carrier OS 35 while the vessel was sailing in ...

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Merchant Vessels Need to Stay on Alert for Pirates

Merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden and the western Indian Ocean should take protective measures as the ...

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Pirates Prevented from Boarding Boxship in Gulf of Aden

A number of pirates were repelled from boarding a container ship as they approached the vessel in five skiffs while ...

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Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirates

Two Iranian Navy vessels managed to repel a group of eight pirate skiffs that were approaching an Iranian ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight sailors who abandoned their sinking ship have been rescued from the Gulf of Aden following a 30 hour search ...

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US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

US Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden November 20 at 5:26 a.m. local time with no injuries to ...

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U.S. Navy Helicopter Crashes off Djibouti

U.S. Navy Helicopter Crashes off Djibouti

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed ...

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Torm Sofia Fends Off Pirate Approach

The crew of TORM Sofia, a tanker owned by Danish transportation company Torm specializing in carrying refined oil ...

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New Implementation Structure for Djibouti Code of Conduct

New regional structure for counter-piracy code implementation

A high-level meeting, held at IMO Headquarters in London on May 30, agreed a resolution on future work under the ...

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Ukrainian Frigate Protects Lebanese-Flagged Merchant Vessel

During one of their counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the EU Naval Force Ukrainian frigate, Hetman ...

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NATO Warship Rescues Eight Seamen in Gulf of Aden

On Friday, 21 February 2014, NATO warship HNLMS EVERTSEN rescued 8 Yemeni seamen who were found in the water in the ...

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Gulf of Aden: First Pirate Attack in 2014

On Saturday 18 January 2014, the French EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta flagship FS Siroco in ...

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EU Naval Force FS Siroco Assists Seafarers Adrift at ...

Last Monday, 9 December, EU Naval Force flagship FS Siroco came to the assistance of seafarers who had been adrift ...

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HNLMS Johan de Witt Delegation Visits Chinese Navy ...

On Friday 22 November 2013 a delegation from EU Naval Force’s flagship HNLMS Johan de Witt visited the Chinese ...

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NATO and Ukraine Navy Together in Fight Against Piracy

The Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, General Knud Bartels, travelled to the Gulf of Aden on 28-30 ...

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ECSSR: The Challenges of Piracy in Gulf of Aden and ...

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) launched a symposium on the 4th of June 2013, under ...

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Piracy Drops by 54 pct in Gulf of Aden

Piracy Drops by 54 pct in Gulf of Aden

Ahead of the upcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime exhibition and conference, the International Maritime ...

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Warships Protect Drifting Cargo Ship in Gulf of Aden

Warships Protect Drifting Cargo Ship in Gulf of Aden

The minehunters HMS Middleton and HMS Pembroke were in the Gulf of Aden on their way home when they received a ...

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Gulf of Aden: EU NAVFOR ITS Scirocco Assists Vessel ...

EU Naval Force Ship ITS SCIROCCO Assists a Vessel with Engine Failure

On the morning of June 28th 2012, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Italian Frigate Scirocco provided technical assistance ...

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EU NAVFOR – French Frigate Guepratte Secures Gulf ...

EU NAVFOR - French Frigate Guepratte Secures Gulf of Aden

From 1 to June 14, 2012, EUNAVFOR frigate Guépratte has concentrated its patrols in the area south of the Strait of ...

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