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Operation Atalanta’s Spanish maritime patrol aircrew, based in Djibouti, fly air missions over the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden on a regular basis. Their key role is to keep a sharp look out over the sea and along the Somali coast for any potential pirate activity.
Sep 15, 2016
During their recent counter-piracy patrols, Italian sailors from Operation Atalanta’s warship, ITS Euro, met some Somali fishermen out at sea in the Gulf of Aden.
Sep 13, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s Spanish warship, ESPS Santa Maria, has been meeting Somali fishermen in the Gulf of Aden during routine patrols to protect the seas off Somalia from the threat of piracy.
Sep 09, 2016
World Food Programme (WFP) chartered vessel, MV Douro, is operating in the waters off Somalia with an embarked Serbian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD).
Sep 07, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s Dutch Force Commander, Commodore Luyckx, recently spent time aboard the Japanese warship JDS Suzutsuki.
Sep 06, 2016
The Royal Netherlands Navy warship Tromp is the current Flagship of counter-piracy Operation Atalanta.
Sep 05, 2016
HNLMS Tromp, the Dutch Flagship of counter-piracy Operation Atalanta, has provided training to the Bossasso Port Authorities in Puntland, Somalia. Representatives from the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) were on hand throughout the day to answer questions and provide support.
Sep 05, 2016
The Italian warship ITS Euro has recently escorted World Food Programme (WFP) chartered vessel MV Apollonas in the Gulf of Aden. When chartered by the WFP, the vessel transports food-aid around the region.
Sep 05, 2016
During one of her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, sailors from Operation Atalanta Italian warship, ITS Euro, recently met the crew of a dhow that was transporting livestock from Somalia to the Middle East.
Sep 02, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy Force Commander, Commodore Luyckx, recently visited People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Ship Xiangtan in the Gulf of Aden.
Aug 31, 2016
EU Naval Force Somalia’s Force Commander, Royal Netherlands Navy Commodore Luyckx, took the opportunity to visit Operation Atalanta’s Italian warship, ITS Euro, recently.
Aug 30, 2016
On a recent clear, bright and early morning in the Gulf of Aden, Operation Atalanta’s Dutch Flagship, HNLMS Tromp, was refueled at sea by the American tanker, USNS John Ericsson.
Aug 30, 2016