On 31st May, EU NAVFOR ATALANTA Spanish Ship “Canarias” conducted a Joint Maritime Activity with the Royal Navy of Oman. The different exercises consisted in manoeuvres and communications with flashing lights and flags.
Organized by the European Commission, the Italian Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Sustainable Mobility, the City of Ravenna and the Region of Emilia-Romagna, the first European Maritime Day (EMD) 22 took place last 19-20 of May with more th
May 25, 2022
ATALANTA REITERATES ITS CALLS TO FOLLOW THE RECOMMMENDATIONS ENACTED FOR THE TRANSIT OF VULNERABLE VESSELS IN THE RED SEA
The incident involving SV LAKOTA off the coast of Yemen reminds the seafarers the need to implement the procedures enacted by the shipping industry as well as ATALANTA and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)
May 20, 2022
REPORTED ARMED ATTACK AGAINST THE HONG-KONG FLAGGED SAILING VESSEL LAKOTA, OFF THE COAST OF YEMEN, CREW IS SAFE
On 19th May 2022, at 07:46 GMT, Atalanta received an alert, through its Maritime Security Centre (MSCHOA), regarding an armed attack against the sailing trimaran LAKOTA, south-east of the Yemeni port of Hodeidah in south Red Sea clo
May 19, 2022
The French Navy Frigate FLOREAL, part of the operation,
May 03, 2022
The Operation carried out four consecutive drugs interdictions in the high seas.
Apr 20, 2022
First EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA counter-narcotics operation in the Western Indian Ocean
EU Political and Security Committee activated the EU NAVFOR ATALANTA counter-narcotics task last February
Mar 23, 2022
Rear Admiral Fabrizio Bondi (ITA) relieves Commodore Joao Pereira (POR) as Force Commander, EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA
Mar 17, 2022
EU NAVFOR ATALANTA STATEMENT ON THE UNSC RESOLUTION ON FIGHTING PIRACY OFF THE COAST OF SOMALIA NON-EXTENSION ANNOUNCEMENT
The United Nations Security Council has not extended UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2608 (2021) which, among other measures, allowed for the fight against piracy and armed robbery of International Forces at sea within Somalia's territorial wate
Mar 09, 2022
Last 28th of February the Head of EU Delegation to the Federal Republic of Somalia 🇸🇴, Mrs.
Mar 01, 2022
The 38th Atalanta Force Commander, Rear Admiral Cuerda, visited the Atalanta OHQ in Rota (Spain) to offer his impression on the operation, after successfully holding command from August the 4th
Feb 18, 2022
OPERATION ATALANTA FLAGSHIP ESPS VICTORIA TRAINS FISHERY PROTECTION OFFICERS FOR THE SOMALI FISHERY PROTECTION PATROL WITH UNODC
During a recent port visit in Djibouti, the EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Victoria conducted Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) with Fishery Protection Officers of the Somali Maritime Law Enforcement agencies.
Feb 16, 2022