The incident involving SV LAKOTA off the coast of Yemen reminds the seafarers the need to implement the procedures enacted by the shipping industry as well as ATALANTA and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)
ATALANTA REITERATES ITS CALLS TO FOLLOW THE RECOMMMANDATIONS ENACTED FOR THE TRANSIT OF VULNERABLE VESSELS IN THE RED SEA
May 20, 2022
The French Navy Frigate FLOREAL, part of the operation,
May 03, 2022
First EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA counter-narcotics operation in the Western Indian Ocean
EU Political and Security Committee activated the EU NAVFOR ATALANTA counter-narcotics task last February
Mar 23, 2022
Rear Admiral Fabrizio Bondi (ITA) relieves Commodore Joao Pereira (POR) as Force Commander, EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA
Mar 17, 2022
EU NAVFOR ATALANTA STATEMENT ON THE UNSC RESOLUTION ON FIGHTING PIRACY OFF THE COAST OF SOMALIA NON-EXTENSION ANNOUNCEMENT
The United Nations Security Council has not extended UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2608 (2021) which, among other measures, allowed for the fight against piracy and armed robbery of International Forces at sea within Somalia's territorial wate
Mar 09, 2022
Last 28th of February the Head of EU Delegation to the Federal Republic of Somalia 🇸🇴, Mrs.
Mar 01, 2022
THE JOINT MISSION PREPARATION TO THE NEXT ROTATION OF THE EU NAVAL FORCES OPERATION ATALANTA, HAS JUST KICKED OFF AT OPERATION HEADQUARTERS (OHQ) IN ROTA, SPAIN
In accordance with the Operation Commander’s guidance, the Vice Admiral José M.
Feb 11, 2022
ATALANTA ATTENDS EU-INDIA MARITIME SECURITY DIALOGUE TO CONTINUE STRENGTHENING COOPERATION IN THE INDO PACIFIC AND FURTHER INCREASE INTEROPERABILITY
The meeting was co-chaired by Ms Joanneke Balfoort, Director for Security and Defence Policy at the EEAS, and Mr Sandeep Arya, Joint Secretary for Disarmament and International Security Affairs at the Indian Ministry of
Feb 01, 2022
New Force Commander, Commodore João Pereira of the Portuguese Navy commanding the 39th rotation of the Operation ATALANTA Force Headquarters gives first impressions on the Operations
Commodore João Pereira took command of the 39th rotation of the EU Naval Force Somalia Force Headquarters on flagship ESPS Victoria on Saturday the 15th, January 2022.
Jan 21, 2022
“Piracy may resurge” was the conclusion presented to the Spanish Chief of Defence (CHOD), Admiral General Teodoro Estaban López Calderón, during his visit to OHQ EU NAVFOR Somalia.
Jan 18, 2022
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH REGIONAL CENTRES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN
As part of the wider EU effort to strengthen regional resources, EU NAVFOR is working with regional partners, including the Indian Ocean Commission, to strengthen a sustainable security architecture.
Dec 16, 2021
First meeting between Operation Commander and Force Commander EU NAVFOR Somalia with Mission Force Commander of new EU Training Mission Mozambique
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