ESPS Galicia trains for medical emergencies off Somalia

The medical team on board the Spanish Navy landing platform dock ESPS Galicia, Operation Atalanta’s current ...

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Somali pirates release hijacked tanker without ransom

Somali pirates on Thursday released the fuel tanker Aris 13 and its crew, the EU Naval Force (Somalia) confirmed. ...

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Pirates demand ransom in first Somali hijacking since 2012

For the first time since 2012, Somali pirates hijacked a tanker on March 13 off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval ...

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Chinese, EU counter-piracy commanders meet in Gulf of Aden

European and Chinese counter-piracy task group commanders met in the Gulf of Aden during their regular patrols. The ...

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Slovak military police train for Op Sophia deployment

Members of the Slovak military police have traveled to Germany to prepare for their deployment to the EUNAVFOR-led ...

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Lithuania deploys vessel boarding team to operation Sophia

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has deployed a 12-man strong vessel boarding team to the European Union-led ...

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ROKS Choi Young joins counter-piracy operation Atalanta

Republic of Korea Navy destroyer Choi Young officially joined operation Atalanta welcoming aboard the ...

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Spain takes helm of counter-piracy mission off Africa

Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas assumed the role of force commander of the European ...

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South Korean destroyer to join EU counter-piracy mission

Republic of Korea Navy destroyer ROKS Choi Young will be joining operation Atalanta, an EU-led counter-piracy ...

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Greek submarine joins EU's Mediterranean Sea mission

The Hellenic Navy’s Type 209 submarine HS Poseidon will be joining the EUNAVFOR operation in the ...

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ITS San Giorgio ends Op Sophia deployment

Italian Navy amphibious transport dock ITS San Giorgio wrapped up her participation in the EU-led operation Sophia ...

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French ships rotate in operation Sophia

One French ship was replaced by another in the Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia after FS Commandant Bouan took ...

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AMISOM, EUNAVFOR servicemen train off Mogadishu

Spanish Navy sailors supporting EUNAVFOR’s operation Atalanta aboard offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago ...

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Spanish frigate Canarias saves 484 off Libya

In her second operation since joining the EUNAVFOR mission, Spanish frigate Canarias (F-86) rescued 494 migrants ...

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ESPS Relampago crew train with Seychellois forces

The crew of Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago took part in a range of maritime training ...

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EU, Libyan Navy start second phase of maritime training

Maritime law and operations training that EU and Libyan Navy and Coast Guard started in October 2016 entered the ...

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Spanish frigate returns from Op Sophia deployment

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra (F-85) returned from her Mediterranean Sea deployment after spending four months ...

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Spanish frigate joins operation Sophia

Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate ESPS Canarias (F-86) left her homeport in Rota, Spain to join the EU ...

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ESPS Relampago engages local police on Tanzania port call

Sailors and marines from the Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol ship ESPS Relampago trained with the Tanzanian ...

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ESPS Relampago hosts EU ambassadors in Tanzania

The commander of Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago welcomed EU member state ambassadors ...

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Spanish, Pakistan Navy ships meet in Gulf of Aden

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relámpago, currently part of the European Union Naval Force, met ...

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