“Piracy may resurge” was the conclusion presented to the Spanish Chief of Defence (CHOD), Admiral General Teodoro Estaban López Calderón, during his visit to OHQ EU NAVFOR Somalia.
Jan 18, 2022
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Jan 06, 2022
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH REGIONAL CENTRES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN
As part of the wider EU effort to strengthen regional resources, EU NAVFOR is working with regional partners, including the Indian Ocean Commission, to strengthen a sustainable security architecture.
Dec 16, 2021
On Tuesday, 14th December 2021, in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral (L.H.) Alejandro Cuerda handed back command of Operation Atalanta Forces to the Operation Commander, Vice Admiral José M. Núñez Torrente.
Dec 15, 2021
EU NAVFOR Atalanta participated in a meeting with EU DEL to Singapore and representatives of the Singaporean MoD
EU NAVFOR Somalia Political Advisor and Interagency Shipping Special Advisor attended a virtual meeting with representatives of the Singaporean Ministry of Defense and the Information Fusion Center of Singapore.
Nov 30, 2021
Force Commander Rear Admiral Cuerda met with Omani Defence and Maritime Security Authorities and members of the local diplomatic community in Oman
During a recent port visit to Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman, Operation ATALANTA Force Commander, Rear Admiral Cuerda visited the Maritime Security Center (MSC) at Al Murtafaa Garrison.
Nov 25, 2021
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA MEETS WITH SHIPPING INDUSTRY DURING THE 11TH INDUSTRY STRATEGIC MEETING TO REVIEW THE CURRENT STATE OF MARITIME SECURITY IN THE REGION
On 9th November, ATALANTA Operation Commander, Vice Admiral Nuñez Torrente hosted the 11th Industry Strategic Meeting at the International Chamber of Shipping HQ in London. Main Global Shipping Industry Associations attended the meeting.
Nov 12, 2021
Operation ATALANTA remains committed to contribute to fight IUU fishing for sustainable fishing of the coast of Somalia
On a quarterly basis, the Operation Headquarters of EU NAVFOR Somalia presents a detailed update on the accumulated observations of fishing activities off the coast of Somalia to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries the Directorate General (DG Mare), as
Nov 05, 2021
After a long period of COVID-19 imposed restrictions, ATALANTA received members of the Somali Police Unit and Maritime Police Unit of Mogadishu on board ESPS Victoria to receive training in maritime skills.
Oct 29, 2021
First meeting between Operation Commander and Force Commander EU NAVFOR Somalia with Mission Force Commander of new EU Training Mission Mozambique
On October 19th, Operation ATALANTA Operation Commander, Admiral Núñez Torrente and Force Commander Cuerda Lorenzo held a VTC with Mission Force Commander EUTM Mozambique, Brigadier General Lemos Pires to begin discussions on possible synergies in the great region of Cabo Delgado and the Mozambiq
Oct 21, 2021
On 19th October 2021, Operation ATALANTA and the Royal Navy of Oman conducted a joint naval exercise in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Salalah.
Oct 20, 2021
EU Naval Force Operation ATALANTA flagship frigate ESPS Victoria holds joint naval exercise with Korean destroyer Chungmugong Yi Sun-Sin and the Omani Maritime Security Centre in the Gulf of Aden
On 18th October 2021, EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta flagship, frigate ESPS Victoria, the Republic of Korea’s destroyer Chungmugong Yi Sun-Sin and the Maritime Security Centre of Oman conducted their first joint naval exercise in the International Recommended Transit Corridor of the
Oct 19, 2021