“European Union Naval Force Operation Atalanta continues fighting piracy, but we are also relevant in providing safety and security in these waters, to the international community and to the Somalian people”
EU NAVFOR OPERATION ATALANTA AND HER SPANISH FRIGATE SANTA MARÍA RECEIVED A DISTRESS CALL FROM A DRIFTING TUG SHIP 200 NM AWAY. THE TUG HAD BEEN DRIFTING FOR MORE THAN 10 DAYS WITH NO WATER OR FOOD.
Jul 28, 2020
Launch Event of the State of Maritime Piracy 2019 hosted by UNODC’s Global maritime Crime Programme and Stable Seas
Last 14 of July, Special Advisor for Industry Relations Mr Simon Church represented EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta at a webinar on the State of Maritime Piracy in 2019.
Jul 23, 2020
Fred Olsen Bajamar Express crosses the Gulf of Aden under close monitoring of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta
The new trimaran Bajamar Expess of the Fred Olsen Express commercial ferry company traveling from Australia towards the Canary Islands requested support of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta for the transit through the International Recommended Transit Corridor.
Jul 20, 2020
ESPS frigate Santa Maria joined Operation Atalanta last month. Her mission is to protect the World Food Programme vessels and to deter, prevent and repress piracy off the coast of Somalia.
Jul 08, 2020