In a changing maritime security threat environment, SHADE continues to deliver and its role has been widely recognized by all attendees to the WGs and Plenary sessions, which accommodated a well-selected group of outstanding g
ATALANTA ATTENDS EU-INDIA MARITIME SECURITY DIALOGUE TO CONTINUE STRENGTHENING COOPERATION IN THE INDO PACIFIC AND FURTHER INCREASE INTEROPERABILITY
The meeting was co-chaired by Ms Joanneke Balfoort, Director for Security and Defence Policy at the EEAS, and Mr Sandeep Arya, Joint Secretary for Disarmament and International Security Affairs at the Indian Ministry of
Feb 01, 2022
New Force Commander, Commodore João Pereira of the Portuguese Navy commanding the 39th rotation of the Operation ATALANTA Force Headquarters gives first impressions on the Operations
Commodore João Pereira took command of the 39th rotation of the EU Naval Force Somalia Force Headquarters on flagship ESPS Victoria on Saturday the 15th, January 2022.
Jan 21, 2022
“Piracy may resurge” was the conclusion presented to the Spanish Chief of Defence (CHOD), Admiral General Teodoro Estaban López Calderón, during his visit to OHQ EU NAVFOR Somalia.
Jan 18, 2022
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Jan 06, 2022
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH REGIONAL CENTRES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN
As part of the wider EU effort to strengthen regional resources, EU NAVFOR is working with regional partners, including the Indian Ocean Commission, to strengthen a sustainable security architecture.
Dec 16, 2021
On Tuesday, 14th December 2021, in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral (L.H.) Alejandro Cuerda handed back command of Operation Atalanta Forces to the Operation Commander, Vice Admiral José M. Núñez Torrente.
Dec 15, 2021
EU NAVFOR Atalanta participated in a meeting with EU DEL to Singapore and representatives of the Singaporean MoD
EU NAVFOR Somalia Political Advisor and Interagency Shipping Special Advisor attended a virtual meeting with representatives of the Singaporean Ministry of Defense and the Information Fusion Center of Singapore.
Nov 30, 2021
Force Commander Rear Admiral Cuerda met with Omani Defence and Maritime Security Authorities and members of the local diplomatic community in Oman
During a recent port visit to Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman, Operation ATALANTA Force Commander, Rear Admiral Cuerda visited the Maritime Security Center (MSC) at Al Murtafaa Garrison.
Nov 25, 2021
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA MEETS WITH SHIPPING INDUSTRY DURING THE 11TH INDUSTRY STRATEGIC MEETING TO REVIEW THE CURRENT STATE OF MARITIME SECURITY IN THE REGION
On 9th November, ATALANTA Operation Commander, Vice Admiral Nuñez Torrente hosted the 11th Industry Strategic Meeting at the International Chamber of Shipping HQ in London. Main Global Shipping Industry Associations attended the meeting.
Nov 12, 2021
Operation ATALANTA remains committed to contribute to fight IUU fishing for sustainable fishing of the coast of Somalia
On a quarterly basis, the Operation Headquarters of EU NAVFOR Somalia presents a detailed update on the accumulated observations of fishing activities off the coast of Somalia to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries the Directorate General (DG Mare), as
Nov 05, 2021
After a long period of COVID-19 imposed restrictions, ATALANTA received members of the Somali Police Unit and Maritime Police Unit of Mogadishu on board ESPS Victoria to receive training in maritime skills.
Oct 29, 2021