Gallery: ESPS Galicia's Scan Eagle UAV helps track pirates

Photos: EUNAVFOR Spanish Navy’s counter-piracy efforts off the Horn of Africa are enhanced by the presence of ...

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Italian Navy frigate joins operation Atalanta

Italian Navy’s Maestrale-class frigate ITS Espero has joined the EU’s counter piracy mission off the ...

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ESPS Relampago returns from 6-month counter-piracy mission

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Relámpago returned home on March 16, concluding a six-month deployment ...

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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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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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Spanish ESPS Galicia to become Op Atalanta flagship

Spanish Navy’s amphibious assault ship ESPS Galicia departed the navy base Rota to join the European Union ...

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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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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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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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HNLMS Tromp concludes Somalia piracy mission

Sailors and ships deployed to EUNAVFOR’s counter piracy operation off the Horn of Africa have bid farewell to ...

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Photo: Spanish warship trains with Somaliland Coast Guard

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel BAM Relampago took members of the Somaliland Coast Guard on board for ...

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HLNMS Tromp first Op Atalanta ship to dock in Somalia

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate and current flagship of the EU mission off the Horn of Africa, became the first ...

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EU extends counter-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa

The European Council extended operation Atalanta’s mandate to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the ...

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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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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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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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