News Archive - May 2012
EU Anti-Piracy Operation Atalanta at EU Open DayMay 14, 2012 - 17:50
Staff from the European Union Naval Force alongside other missions* deployed within the framework of the European Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), presented Operation Atalanta to visitors of the EU Open Day on Saturday, 12 May 2012. At the Operation Atalanta stand inside the European Council (Justus Lipsius Building) representatives of the Operation Headquarters […]
EU Naval Force Rescues Iranian FishermenMay 12, 2012 - 10:06
EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Dutch frigate Van Amstel releases a pirated dhow and her 17 Iranian crew from suspected pirates.
EUNAVFOR Spanish ship Infanta Elena Performs training for Djiboutian coast guardMay 11, 2012 - 13:15
After a visit of the ship and particularly the operational room and presentation of the sensors and weapons, the Djiboutian coast guard was briefed on the measures to be implemented when under pirate attack.
EU Naval Force at EU Open Day, 12 May 2012May 9, 2012 - 14:57
From 1985, 9 May was established as Europe Day and events around Europe and the rest of world mark the achievements and challenges of building a Europe based on peace, social progress, economic development and solidarity. And on this occasion, every year the EU opens its doors to the public. If you want to know […]
EU NAVFOR Force Commander Emphasizes Development of Regional Cooperation in the Fight Against Piracy in DjiboutiMay 5, 2012 - 18:20
The EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) French flag ship FS Marne visited Djibouti between Saturday 21 April and Friday 27 April. Whilst there the Task Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis and his staff met with representatives and authorities of the maritime world and various stakeholders in the fight against piracy. Located at the entrance […]
Busy 24 hours and NATO visit for EU NAVFOR French flag ship MarneMay 5, 2012 - 09:58
April 28, late afternoon, after 24 dense hours and three consecutive replenishments at sea led by EU NAVFOR flag ship Marne, Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis received his counterpart from NATO – Operation Ocean Shield. This long sequence started at dusk on April 27 for the command and replenishment ship Marne, with the first replenishment […]