News from EUROMARFOR
June 01, 2017
June 01, 2017

On the 31st of  May, 2017,  the Political-Military Working Group (POLMIL WG) of the EUROFORCES meet in Rome, under the Portuguese Joint Staff presidency, as Secretary Nation of the Interministerial High Level Committee (CIMIN).

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May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017

The Day of the Navy is celebrated in Portugal on May 20 since 1998, in honor of the great achievement of Vasco da Gama (c.1469-1524). This is the day when his pioneer fleet, for the first time in history linked Europe to the East by sea, arrived in Calicut in India in 1498.

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News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017
Members of the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard arrived in Italy on September 17 to attend new training modules at the Italian Navy Petty Officer Academy in Taranto. Libyan authorities have sent a total of 87 candidates (Officers and Petty Officers) to EUNAVFOR Med for the training. The trainees will attend two different training modules […]  Read more
September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017
NRP Setubal, the fourth Portuguese Navy Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), was launched on September 13 at West Sea Shipyards. The vessel is expected to join the navy by December 2018 replacing one of the remaining Baptista de Andrade or João Coutinho-class corvettes. West Sea Shipyards was contracted to build vessels number three and […]  Read more
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
After they concluded a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, two French Navy minehunters were loaded onto a heavy lift vessel and transported back to France. HHL Freemantle, a heavy load carrier operated by German company HANSA Heavy Lift, was in charge of transporting the 51-meter vessels both to and from their operation area. Éridan-class […]  Read more
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