Press Releases

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
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
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
On October 19th, Operation ATALANTA Operation Commander, Admiral Núñez Torrente and Force Commander Cuerda Lorenzo held a VTC with Mission Force Commander EUTM Mozambique, Brigadier General Lemos Pires to begin discussions on possible synergies in the great region of Cabo Delgado and the Mozambiq
Oct 21, 2021
On 19th October 2021, Operation ATALANTA and the Royal Navy of Oman conducted a joint naval exercise in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Salalah.
Oct 20, 2021
On 13th September, CRIMARIO II team led by Mr. Martin Cauchi-Inglott visited EU NAVFOR OHQ and held a working session with EU NAVFOR Staff members.
Sep 17, 2021
Following a long period of COVID-19 imposed virtual meetings, the new representatives of the EU Delegation to Somalia got together with the commanders of EU NAVFOR Somalia, EUCAP Somalia and EUTM Somalia for introductions and to take stock of the current activities.
Sep 15, 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
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
Force Commander CTF465, Portuguese Commodore Diogo Arroteia, had a video conference call with Combined Maritime Force Commander CTF151, last week, to coordinate counter-piracy efforts in the Area of Operations.
Jan 29, 2021
On 01.01.2021, Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/2188 will enter into force, which will extend the mandate of the European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta for another two years, until 31 December 2022.
Dec 30, 2020