02 August 2009

Incident: Norwegian warship sails for Somalia

The Norwegian frigate Fridtjof Nansen has sailed for Somali waters where it will join the anti-pirate NATO Operation Atalanta for six months "On board is also a unit of the Norwegian Special Naval Force (MJK), equipped with high speed boats which will be used to intercept pirates attempting to board cargo ships in Somali waters." (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 8/19/09)