On 01.01.2021, Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/2188 will enter into force, which will extend the mandate of the European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta for another two years, until 31 December 2022.
Operation ATALANTA´s new mandate enters into force on 1st of January 2021. New tasks will reinforce the EU NAVFOR’s counter-piracy core responsibilities.
Dec 30, 2020
On the 1st and 2nd of December, EU NAVFOR ATALANTA participated in a panel discussion organized by the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during which the Yemeni Coast Guard, and the UNODC Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP), launched the Yemen Coast Guard Reg
Dec 15, 2020
Commodore Diogo Arroteia, Force Commander of the 36th rotation shares his first impressions on the operation
“Another day rises for merchant shipping. Over the last decades, merchant ships have been affected by situations that jeopardize their safety all over the world and therefore having a huge impact on the world economy.
Dec 14, 2020
When EU Member States launched Operation ATALANTA in December 2008, it was at the height of the Somali piracy crisis. Container ships plying east-west trade routes between Europe and Asia were under very real threat, as violent criminal groups operating from the Somali shore seized increasing numbe
Dec 07, 2020
The Force Headquarters (FHQ) on board “Reina Sofia” Frigate has confirmed the incident and the safety of the ship.
Dec 05, 2020