May 2016

After the successful cooperation with the EU’s counter-piracy operational headquarters (OHQ) and the Chinese Navy warship, PLANS Xiangtan, a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, Evangelia L, has arrived safely in the port of Berbera.  Evangelia L had been chartered by t
May 26, 2016
On Wednesday 25 May the Lithuanian Maritime Protection Team that has been on board World Food Programme (WFP), MSM Douro, for nearly six months as part of Lithuania’s contribution to the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia, departed the
May 25, 2016
On Sunday 22 May 2016 the crew of the current, and indeed 46th Spanish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) ‘Orion’ Detachment  based in Djibouti, completed a two-month tour off the coast of Somalia.  
May 25, 2016
During their recent port visit to Tanzania, Operation Atalanta sailors gathered together with the Mayor of Dar Es Salaam to remember those who gave their lives during the First World War.
May 24, 2016
Lining up side by side with Operation Atalanta sailors and marines, on 16th of May members of the Tanzanian Navy were welcomed on board FGS Bayern for a day of maritime training.
May 23, 2016
Operation Atalanta is pleased to welcome back Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria.  She was previously deployed on Op Atalanta in 2011 and will be conducting counter-piracy patrols over the coming five months.
May 15, 2016
Whilst Operation Atalanta’s Spanish Warship, ESPS Tornado was alongside in the Seychelles recently, members of her crew offered sea survival training to personnel from the Seychelles Air Force.
May 14, 2016
On 11 May 2016, tanker support ship, FGS Spessart, joined Operation Atalanta, as part of Germany’s contribution to the EU’s efforts to deter and disrup piracy off the coast of Somalia.
May 11, 2016
Mogadishu, May 9 - All around the world, on 9th of May, the EU family celebrates Europe Day in commemoration of the Schuman Declaration.
May 10, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s Spanish Warship, ESPS Tornado, recently visited the Seychelles. During the port visit, Spanish sailors took the opportunity to train with Seychelles forces.
May 09, 2016
Tan iyo bishi December 2015ka ciidamada ammaanka badda ee dalka Lituaniya oo tababar heer sare qaba ayaa soo galbiyay markabka hay’ada cuntada Aduunka WFP ee loo yaqaan MSM Douro. Si u kargooga gargaarka raashinka sidda u nabadgaliyo ugu gaaro halkii lagu waday oo ah Soomaaliya.
May 09, 2016
Since December 2015 a highly-trained Lithuanian maritime protection team has been embarked on board the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MSM Douro, to ensure her precious cargo of humanitarian aid reaches its destination in Somalia safely.
May 06, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s Spanish warship, ESPS Tornado, recently visited Madagascar. Whilst alongside in the port of Antsiranana, members of her crew invited counterparts from the Malagasy Navy on board to participate in training exercises.
May 05, 2016
29 kii bishi April 2016 ka markabka Hawlgalka Atalanta ee sida calanka Jarmalka ee loo yaqaan FGS Bayern ayaa badbaadiyaay 92 ruux oo ka mid aha rakaabkii saarna markabkii qalibmay. Iyagoo ka qayb qaadanayay Hawlgalka Badbaadada Dadka ku go’doomay badda (SOLAS).
May 04, 2016