October 2019

This November marks more than ten years since Operation ATALANTA's first Force Commander, Commodore Pieter Bindt (Royal Netherlands Navy), first addressed Omani authorities in Muscat regarding their cooperation with Operation ATALANTA.
Oct 28, 2019
“Today, this roundtable gives us the opportunity not only to exchange our understanding of these maritime challenges, but also to pave a productive and clear path for fruitful, future cooperation with the Sultanate of Oman.”
Oct 28, 2019
“Our team headed the ESPS Canarias with great tact and efficiency upon reacting to this emergency request. We are proud to have assisted these Somali Navy sailors to safety. Well done, everyone."
Oct 22, 2019
16 October 2019—During a port visit in the Seychelles this week, Operation ATALANTA Force Commander Rear Admiral Armando Paolo Simi met with key leaders in the region to strengthen various partnerships. The engagements included meetings with French Ambassador H.E. Mr.
Oct 16, 2019
19 September 2019--Operation-Interagency staff officer Lt CDR Diego Canovas-Canovas represented EU NAVFOR Somalia OHQ at the Seventh Annual Company Security Officer (CSO) / National Maritime Interagency Advisory Group (NIAG) International Meeting, in Baltimore,
Oct 03, 2019
1 October 2019—This morning, Vice Admiral Antonio Martorell Lacave (Spanish Navy) officially handed over command of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA to Major General Antonio Planells Palau (Spanish Marine Corps).
Oct 01, 2019