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“EU NAVFOR Somalia strongly believes that coordination and cooperation in order to deliver military effects is more than ever required.” Captain Luis Diaz Puente
Nov 25, 2019
"The European Union has over the years developed an integrated approach through its foreign policy and instruments to contribute to the security and the development in this region.
Nov 18, 2019
“Conducting this kind of training is very important for us because it shows the cooperation and interoperability between Operation ATALANTA units and the French Forces in Djibouti."
Nov 11, 2019
Djibouti, 15 November 2019—Just before the end of its deployment with Operation ATALANTA on Tuesday, the Commander of the Spanish ship (ESPS) Canarias and a representation of the ship’s staff visited l'École de la Nativité in Djibouti.
Nov 06, 2019
05 November, 2019--Today, EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA welcomed the Spanish ship (ESPS) Victoria to the counter-piracy operation. The ESPS Victoria will be replacing the ESPS CANARIAS.
Nov 05, 2019
Djibouti, 05 November 2019—The Spanish p.3M Orion has reached a new milestone for both Operation ATALANTA and the Spanish Armed Forces: 12.000 flight hours in the fight against piracy.
Nov 05, 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