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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.
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
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
48TH SHADE AGENDA 26-27 MAY 2021 VTC
May 05, 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
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
Even though Operation Atalanta is a naval military operation with a mandate in the field of maritime security, we have dedicated our efforts since its beginnings to leave a footprint in gender mainstreaming affairs.
Mar 07, 2021
"The continuous effort of Operation ATALANTA and the work done by the naval and air assets assigned to the FHQ have strongly contributed to the suppression of the dangerous phenomenon of piracy in the West Indian Ocean, which is nevertheless not yet eradicated.
Feb 24, 2021
All means deployed in Operation ATALANTA bring added value for the execution of the mission depending on their characteristics. However, due to their versatility and flexibility, aerial assets are those who provide unique operational capabilities which cannot be achieved by other means.
Feb 22, 2021