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Eritrean Navy Graduated 325 Cadets and Commanders

BY SHABAIT

The Eritrean Naval Force graduated 325 staff members today, 7 September. The one and half year training in which Commanders and staff members of the Eritrean Navy took part at the Dongolo Naval Force Training Center included human resources and material management, cartography and nautical chart, GPS and radar, marine safety and other related topics as well as Arabic and English languages. Continue reading Eritrean Navy Graduated 325 Cadets and Commanders

Landlocked Ethiopia Charts a Course for a Navy

The building of a capable navy will be an expensive and long-term endeavor for Ethiopia.

BY STRATFOR

As Ethiopia’s leaders push for the country to become a significant international trade player, Addis Ababa will need to protect its trade routes in the years ahead — something that necessitates a maritime presence. Continue reading Landlocked Ethiopia Charts a Course for a Navy

Why Has the US Sanctioned Eritrean Navy?

NO REASON. The U.S. State Department has banned the export of munitions, technologies and other goods to the Eritrean navy by US government agencies and departments, for the next two years.

BY THE MESSENGER

The United States has banned the export of munitions, technologies and other goods to the Eritrean navy by US government agencies and departments, according to a new State Department directive.

The US restrictions aren’t meant to target Eritrea per se but to discourage Eritrean dealings with US rivals Iran, North Korea and Syria.

An order published last week in the US Federal Register by Department of State designates “Eritrean Navy (Eritrea) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof” under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. Continue reading Why Has the US Sanctioned Eritrean Navy?