Maritime security operations commanders meet off Somalia

Operation Atalanta’s force commander, Commodore Luyckx, welcomed the Japanese commander, Captain Minami, on board ...

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Operation Atalanta commander visits ESPS Relampago

Operation Atalanta’s force commander, Commodore Luyckx, who is currently embarked in the EU naval force flagship, ...

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EUNAVFOR increases patrols off Somalia after pirate attack

The EU naval force in charge of safeguarding shipping off the Horn of Africa has increased its patrols after Somali ...

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Operation Atalanta flagship restocks in Seychelles

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS Tromp recently took a short break from her counter-piracy patrols with a ...

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EU starts training of Libyan Navy and Coast Guard

EUNAVFOR operation Sophia has started training activities with the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard this week, and will ...

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Spanish frigate concludes six-month stint on Op Atalanta

Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria completed her six month deployment with operation Atalanta off the coast of ...

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French stealth frigate docks in Mombasa, Kenya

French Navy’s stealth frigate La Fayette was recently welcomed into the port of Mombasa, Kenya in what was ...

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Germany deploys tender to Mediterranean Sea rescue mission

German Navy tender Main (A 515) is scheduled to depart its Eckernförde base and head for the European Naval ...

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Spanish frigate trains with Seychelles Coastguard

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, has arrived in the Seychelles for ...

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Irish Navy vessel rescues 128 in the Mediterranean Sea

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett rescued 128 migrants during two search and rescue ...

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French frigate bolsters Operation Atalanta

French frigate La Fayette joined the EU Naval Forces’ counter-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden and Indian ...

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German minehunter returns from life-saving mission

German Navy minehunter FGS Datteln is set return to the navy base in Kiel on September 30 after a three-month ...

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Photo: Counter piracy ships meet in Gulf of Aden

Dutch Commodore Luyckx who commands the Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy force from the Dutch frigate HNLMS ...

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Spanish frigates alternate in operation Sophia

Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate Navarra departed Naval Base Rota to relieve sister-ship Reina Sofía ...

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German frigate to return from last operational deployment

German Navy frigate FGS Karlsruhe is scheduled to return from the Mediterranean Sea and her last operational ...

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EU to train Libyan Navy, Coast Guard

EU and Libya have signed a memorandum of understanding under which European navies will provide training for ...

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German Navy tanker to return from counter piracy mission

German Navy tanker Spessart (A1442) is scheduled to return to Navy Base Kiel on August 26 after spending 88 days ...

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ESPS Santa Maria marines train for WFP protection

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian ...

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Pirate fighters meet off Somali coast

Whilst on counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia recently, operation Atalanta’s Force Commander hosted the ...

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Operation Atalanta flagship conducts first RAS in theatre

Operation Atalanta warships are on patrol around the clock off the coast of Somalia to keep the seas safe from ...

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German tanker Spessart departs EU mission off Africa

German Navy’s Rhön-class tanker FGS Spessart has left the EU Naval Force and Operation Atalanta fighting ...

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