On 4th August 2021, RAdm (IT N) Luca Esposito handed over command of Task Force 465 after 141 days of being deployed in the Western Indian Ocean.
Operation Atalanta Bids Farewell to Italian Warship ITS Carabiniere and the 37th rotation of the EU NAVFOR Forces Headquarters under Rear Admiral Luca P. Esposito of the Italian Navy
Aug 12, 2021
On 22nd June 2021, Operation Atalanta welcomed the first Colombian officers to the Operation during an official flag ceremony.
Jul 13, 2021
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), being the largest humanitarian organization in the world, provides aid to people in emergencies in more than eighty countries globally.
Jul 06, 2021
The value of cooperation, the value of a common platform like IORIS, developed by CRIMARIO. EU NAVFOR Op. ATALANTA and the Indian Navy have held a long-time honored spirit of cooperation to assure freedom of navigation in the Horn of Africa and to keep piracy suppressed in the region.
Jun 22, 2021
EU NAVAL FORCE Somalia Operation ATALANTA remains responsive and fully operational despite challenging conditions in the Area of Operations
The Spanish Medical Officer, Major Cristina Sánchez Alonso is the Medical Planner at the Operations Headquarters of the European Union Naval Force for Somalia.
Jun 17, 2021
The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Spain visits the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Headquarters in Rota
May 20, 2021
EU Naval Force Somalia Operation ATALANTA conducts first trilateral exercise with Japanese and Djiboutian forces.
On the 10th of May, the EU, Japan and Djibouti carried out a joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Aden in a continued effort to strengthen the efficiency of tactical procedures between navies.
May 10, 2021
Vice Admiral José María Nuñez Torrente relieves Admiral Eugenio Díaz del Río Jáudenes as Commander, EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA
Apr 21, 2021
The new EU NAVFOR ATALANTA information bulletin is out!
Apr 19, 2021
Last Wednesday, the German contingent of the Support Element Atalanta performed its last retreat ceremony.
Apr 19, 2021
EU NAVFOR Somalia CTF-465 conducts integration activities off the Coast of Somalia for the new 37th rotation to settle in
Last week, #OpAtalanta CTF-465 warships, patrolling close to the Eastern Somali coast, near the Horn of Africa, escorted a World Food Programme charted vessel after a suspicious incident. Once again, EU NAVFOR Somalia demonstrated its readiness and reactivity as counter-piracy force.
Apr 09, 2021