SHADE: Piracy still a threat in Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) welcomed delegates to the 41st Shared Awareness and ...

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Spanish, Pakistani warships meet off Somali coast

EU NAVFOR’s Spanish warship ESPS Patiño met up with CTF151 Pakistan warship PNS Tariq to conduct counter-piracy ...

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EU NAVFOR flagship’s crew train with Tanzanian Navy

Over the course of three days from 12th to the 14th November, members of the Tanzanian Defence Force Navy trained ...

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Force Commander of EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta ...

On 14th November, the Force Commander of EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori visited General ...

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ITS Virginio Fasan welcomes representatives of RNO onboard

On 28th August, Italian warship, ITS Virginio Fasan, welcomed representatives of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) ...

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ESPS Rayo conducts LMCB training during port visit to ...

On Wednesday 30th August, during her port visit to Djibouti, EU Naval Force warship ESPS Rayo conducted Local ...

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ITS Espero, Augsta-Bell AB 212 keep up pressure on pirates

As part of her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, EU NAVFOR’s Italian warship, ITS Espero, has an ...

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EU NAVFOR protected over 1.5 Million tonnes of WFP ...

One of EU NAVFOR’s key missions is to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels as they transit along the ...

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ESPS Galicia prevents merchant ship from being pirated

Late on Saturday night during a European Union counter-piracy patrol close to the east coast of Somalia, EU ...

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USNS Kanawha replenished ESPS Galicia

Earlier this month USNS Kanawha replenished ESPS Galicia of EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta at sea (RAS). Having ...

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Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft Contingents handover ...

The Spanish Orion Air Contingent XXVII, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Manuel Arozamena Sanz, has completed a ...

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EU NAVFOR reinforces need for vigilance at sea

Following the pirating of an Indian registered cargo dhow off the coast of Somalia on Saturday 1 April 2017, EU ...

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UPDATE: EU Navfor confirms Indian dhow seized by pirates

EU Naval Force can confirm that an Indian registered cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on 01 April and is ...

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Operation Atalanta marks eight years of existence

This week the European Union is marking eight years since it launched its first ever maritime military operation, ...

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Operation Atalanta, Escort Task Group Commanders meet ...

Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy Force Commander, Commodore Luyckx, recently visited People’s Liberation Army ...

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ITS Euro welcomes EU Navfor’s Force Commander

EU Naval Force Somalia’s Force Commander, Royal Netherlands Navy Commodore Luyckx, took the opportunity to visit ...

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HNLMS Tromp, USNS John Ericsson conduct RAS

Recently, operation Atalanta’s Dutch Flagship, HNLMS Tromp, has been refueled at sea by the American tanker, USNS ...

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Operation Atalanta welcomes new Deputy Operation Commander

On Friday 29 July 2016 Rear Admiral Jonas Wikstrӧm (Swedish Navy) handed over the role of Deputy Operation ...

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Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft Contingents hold ...

On Tuesday, 26th of July 2016, the Spanish Orion Air Contingent XXV, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Saiz ...

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Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships ...

Operation Atalanta’s warships are deployed off the coast of Somalia to ensure that the pirate attacks that ...

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German maritime air detachment departs Operation Atalanta

German Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) detachment which has been flying the Orion P-3C as part ...

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