Category Archives: Omani Coastguard

A large multinational counter-piracy operation has been conducted by the Pakistan-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in the Gulf of Aden. Focused Operation (FO) TAHAFFUZ was held from 26 February to 5 March, 2021, and was supported by assets from nine different nations with a shared objective to protect global maritime commerce. “FO TAHAFFUZ was conducted to support Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)’s overall campaign objectives of deterring suspected pirates from re-commencing their operations in the region,” said Chief of Staff to Commander CTF 151, Captain Adnan Laghari of Pakistan Navy. “Although the FO is now concluded, we still encourage all merchantmen plying through the Gulf of Aden to keep following the Best Management Practice BMP5 guidelines, and using the Internationally Recognized Transit Corridor for their safety.” In addition to Pakistan Navy, the US Navy, Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, Hellenic Navy, Spanish Navy, and European Union Naval Force Somalia (Operation ATALANTA)…

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Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, Commander Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, recently visited the Oman Coast Guard Headquarters in Muscat to enhance mutual cooperation and understanding with the Omani Coast Guard.

Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, Commander Combined Task Force 151, visited the Oman Coast Guard Headquarters
Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, Commander Combined Task Force 151, visited the Oman Coast Guard Headquarters

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