Lithuanian Navy Lieutenant receives Operation Atalanta medal

A Lithuanian Navy Lieutenant was awarded an Operation Atalanta Medal for his service as part of the EU ...

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Migrant airlifted at high seas

One German corvette and one Spanish frigate participated in a medical evacuation of a migrant previously saved in ...

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EU NAVFOR operation in Mediterranean showing results

Operation Sophia, the EU-mission in the Mediterranean, has been making headlines with migrant-rescue operations. ...

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ITS Carabiniere, JDS Suzunami Exercise in Gulf of Aden

On Wednesday 06 January 2016, Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Carabiniere, and Japanese warship, JDS Suzunami, met ...

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Italy Takes Command of EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta

Rear Admiral Alfonso Gòmez Fernandez de Cordoba, (Spanish Navy), handed over the Force Command of the EU Naval ...

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Operation Atalanta Welcomes Spanish Warship

On Tuesday 1st September 2015, Spanish warship, ESPS Meteoro, joined Operation Atalanta off the Coast of Somalia ...

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EU Navfor HQ Staff Visits Japanese Detachment in Djibouti

On 25 July 2015, staff from Operation Atalanta Force Headquarters visited the Japanese Detachment of Combined Task ...

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Chief of Djiboutian Navy Visits ESPS Galicia

On Saturday 25th of July 2015, EU Naval Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Gomez Fernando de Cordoba, welcomed ...

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ITS Libeccio, Royal Omani Navy Conduct Counter-Piracy ...

Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Libeccio, carried out counter-piracy training with the Royal Omani Navy during a ...

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German Naval Staff Chief Visits EU NAVFOR HQ

Earlier today the Chief of the German Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, visited the EU Naval Force ...

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EASF Students Tour HNLMS van Speijk

On Thursday 23 October HNLMS van Speijk hosted a group of sixteen students from the East African Standby Forces ...

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Indonesia, EU NAVFOR Discuss Counter-Piracy Cooperation

On Tuesday 14 October a delegation of senior officers from the Indonesian Defence Forces visited the EU Naval Force ...

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FGS Lübeck Becomes Part of Operation Atalanta

German Bremen Class Frigate FGS Lübeck joined EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta on 6 October. She relieved ...

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Gallery: FGS Berlin Carries Out Final RAS

On 5 October, EU Naval Force Warship, FGS Berlin conducted her twenty-first and final Replenishment at Sea (RAS) as ...

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EU NAVFOR Commander Strengthens Ties with EU’s Partners

Having taken Operation Command of the EU Naval Force at the end of August, a priority for Major General Martin ...

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Commanding Officer of South Korean Destroyer Boards ITS ...

On Thursday 18 September the Force Commander of the European Union’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta, Rear ...

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EU NAVFOR Operation Commander Tours ITS Andrea Doria

During his visit to Djibouti this week, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Major General Martin Smith ...

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Italian Predator Completes First Tasking with EU NAVFOR

On Tuesday 4 September the 32nd wing of the Italian Air Force, which operates the remote controlled aircraft known ...

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BNS LEOPOLD I to Start Counter-Piracy Ops with EU NAVFOR

After leaving her home port of Zeebrugge on Sunday 10 August, Belgian Navy warship BNS LEOPOLD I has arrived in the ...

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Operation Atalanta Gets New Commander

On Thursday, 28 August, Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant handed over command of the European Union’s counter-piracy ...

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ITS Andrea Doria Docks in Fujairah, UAE

Italian Navy’s destroyer Andrea Doria (D553) docked in the port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, where it ...

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