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Djibouti, December 2nd, 2022 — On Friday, the Operation Commander (OPCDR) of the European Union Naval Force Operation ATALANTA, Vice Admiral (VADM) José María Nuñez Torrente chaired the Force Headquarters (FHQ) Change of Command cer
Dec 02, 2022
On 30 November 2022, the Operation Commander (OPCDR) of EU NAVFOR - Operation ATALANTA, Vice Admiral (VADM) José María Núñez Torrente chaired the Farewell Ceremony of the Spanish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) P-3M ORION.
Nov 30, 2022
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)
May 20, 2022
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
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 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
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