Allied Maritime Component
Command Headquarters Northwood
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  • NATO warship ensures food ship arrives in Berbera

    Posted on May 19th, 2009 MCCNWD 1 comment

    Gulf of Aden – NRP Côrte Real, currently deployed on the NATO counter piracy mission, Operation Allied Protector, has provided a naval escort to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Fidel, ensuring that it arrived safely in Berbera earlier today, 14th May.

    Commander SNMG1, Rear Admiral José Domingos Pereira da Cunha said: “I am pleased to help ensure that the people of Somalia receive the food and supplies they so urgently need. Naval escorts have been provided by NATO, helping to ward off the threat of piracy.”

  • SNMCMG1 invites the press onboard

    Posted on May 19th, 2009 MCCNWD No comments

    Invited members of the Press will visit the STANDING NATO MINE COUNTERMEASURES GROUP 1 (SNMCMG 1) on the 19th of May 2009 to watch mine hunting at the coast outside the Netherlands.

  • NATO Task Force disrupts pirate attack

    Posted on May 19th, 2009 MCCNWD No comments

    HMCS WINNIPEG, Gulf of Aden – The Canadian frigate, HMCS Winnipeg and her organic helicopter likely deterred a pirate attack against the Maltese cargo ship MV Sea Pride yesterday (17th May). She is part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) which is conducting the counter piracy mission, Operation Allied Protector in the Gulf of Aden.

  • Allied Maritime Component Command Headquarters

    Posted on May 19th, 2009 MCCNWD No comments

    Allied Maritime Component Command Headquarters Northwood is based at Northwood in the United Kingdom and provides specialist Maritime expertise to the Joint Force Commander in Brunssum, The Netherlands.

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