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CMF Delivers Maritime Security Training

French frigate FS Dupleix (D641) recently completed two days of maritime security training with Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). The programme involved classroom lectures on boarding techniques, alongside live role plays and practical boarding scenarios, courtesy of the U.S. Coastguard detachment … Continue reading

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Commanders Discuss Somali Counter-Piracy Operations

At Sea, Somali Basin – On 28 Sept. 2010, commander, Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), Rear Adm. Sinan Ertugrul of the Turkish Navy, hosted the commander of the European Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), French Rear Adm. Phillipe Coindreau. The ninety minute … Continue reading

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Turkish Flagship Supports Seychelles Orphanage

VICTORIA, Seychelles – Turkish warship TCG Gokceada, flagship to Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), recently visited Victoria, Seychelles.  Whilst in port, the ship took the opportunity to host 12 boys and three Foyer De Nazareth Orphanage staff. The boys were … Continue reading

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Counter-Piracy Flagship Strengthens Relations In Somali Basin

VICTORIA, Seychelles – Turkish warship TCG Gokceada, flagship to the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151) conducting counter-piracy operations in the Somali Basin, recently arrived in Victoria, Seychelles for a brief port visit. While in port, Rear Admiral Sinan Ertugrul, Commander, … Continue reading

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Task Force Flagship Disrupts Suspected Piracy Activity

SOMALI BASIN – Just before midday on Sept. 26, Turkish frigate TCG Gokceada, flagship to the multi-national Combined Task Force 151, successfully disrupted a group suspected of planning an act of piracy. The ship’s helicopter was scanning the southern Somali … Continue reading

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Maritime Raid Force Recaptures Ship From Pirates

CMF forces seize control of M/V Magellan Star from pirates. Continue reading

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