Djibouti, December 2nd, 2022 — On Friday, the Operation Commander (OPCDR) of the European Union Naval Force Operation ATALANTA, Vice Admiral (VADM) José María Nuñez Torrente chaired the Force Headquarters (FHQ) Change of Command cer
On 30 November 2022, the Operation Commander (OPCDR) of EU NAVFOR - Operation ATALANTA, Vice Admiral (VADM) José María Núñez Torrente chaired the Farewell Ceremony of the Spanish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) P-3M ORION.
Nov 30, 2022
The EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) Operation ATALANTA, in partnership with Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted the 50th SHADE Conference in Manama (Bahrein), 16th - 17th November 2022.
Nov 24, 2022
Last week, the United Nations World Food Program (UN WFP) reached the impressive three million (3 M) metric tons of food and first need items successfully transported and delivered to Somalia by merchant vessels protected or monitored by EUNAVFOR ATALANTA.
Oct 04, 2022
EUNAVFOR Atalanta and both the Regional Maritime Information Fusion Center (RMIFC/Madagascar) and the Regional Coordination Operations Center (RCOC/Seychelles) conducted their first joint operation from September 21 to 24.
Sep 30, 2022
This weekend, the European Union's High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell visited several countries in East Africa. Among them, Kenya, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Somalia.
Sep 12, 2022
Piracy originated in Somalia is suppressed thanks to the continuous presence and effort of naval forces, as well as the action of private sector and a huge effort in the implementation of ship protection measures by shipping and fishing companies, as outlined b
Aug 24, 2022
On 17th August, Atalanta Flagship ESPS Numancia departed Muscat and conducted different Sea Joint Activity with two Indian Navy destroyers, INS Chennai and INS Kochi, in the Gulf of Oman.
Aug 24, 2022
Italy hands over command of the Operation Atalanta Force Headquarters (FHQ) to Portugal 40th FHQ rotation: “the first ever to conduct a narcotics seizure under Atalanta flag”
Aug 05, 2022
After a complete propulsion and power plant failure, the vessel was dead in the water without food or fresh water.
Jul 22, 2022
Operation Atalanta settled a new milestone with the seizure of an estimated 200 million worth narcotics last semester.
Jul 20, 2022
The Operation Commander VA Núñez Torrente in Djibouti welcomed General Robert Brieger
Jul 12, 2022