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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
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
Master mariner Captain Toledo and reserve officer of the Spanish Navy has been posted in the EU NAVFOR Somalia Joint Operations Centre (JOC) for the last four months. In an effort to explore further synergies with the shipping industry.
Mar 29, 2021
Working with ICS, BIMCO, INTERCARGO and OCIMF, the following guidance is issued for information regarding security issues if diverting around Africa.
Mar 28, 2021
The 17th of March, 2021 marks the end of the 36th rotation of Operation Atalanta under Portuguese Force Commander, Commodore Diogo Arroteia.
Mar 23, 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