News from EUROMARFOR
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January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014

On Saturday 18 January 2014, the EUROMARFOR flagship, French warship FS Siroco in cooperation with Japanese assets released the crew of a Dhow that was suspected to have been used as pirate mother-ship. The flagship apprehended 5 suspected pirates believed to be responsible for an attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden a day earlier.

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December 06, 2013
December 06, 2013

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was re-activated today, 6th December 2013, to contribute to Operation ATALANTA. During this deployment Rear Admiral Hervé BLJEAN, from French Navy, is the Commander of the EMF Task Group in addition to being the EUNAVFOR Force Commander(CTF 465). The French ship SIROCO is the command and control unit of the force. The other ships of the force are the Spanish offshore patrol vessel ESPS TORNADO and Italian frigate ITS LIBECCIO.

 

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November 27, 2013
November 27, 2013

EUROMARFOR Subworking Group Meeting in Lisbon

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October 16, 2013
October 16, 2013

Political Military EUROMARFOR Working Group (POLMIL WG) Meeting in Lisbon

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September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013

Speech of VA. Admiral Santiago BOLÍBAR PIÑEIRO (Spanish Navy) assuming Operational Command of EUROMARFOR.

Rota Naval Base, September 18TH 2013.

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September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013

The Spanish Fleet Commander, Admiral Santiago Bolibar has assumed command of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) relieving the French Vice-admiral Philippe Coindreau. The ceremony took place on board the LHD "Juan Carlos I" in Rota Naval Base and was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral General Jaime Munoz-Delgado.

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August 22, 2013
August 22, 2013

On 6th August 2013, with the end of FHQ Portuguese command, it ends a cycle of 20 following months of the EMF activation in Op Atalanta.

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July 08, 2013
July 08, 2013

The Flagship NRP Álvares Cabral hosted a meeting held between the members of the Somali Federal Government (SFG) and representatives of EU. On June 24th, the Flagship NRP Álvares Cabral hosted a meeting held between members of the Somali Federal Government (SFG) and representatives of EU at sea off Mogadishu Coast.

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July 08, 2013
July 08, 2013

On June 19th, EUROMARFOR Force Flagship NRP  Álvares Cabral received Portuguese Minister of Defence during her visit to Mozambique.

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May 27, 2013
May 27, 2013

On Wednesday 20 May EUROMARFOR Force Flagship NRP  Álvares Cabral celebrates the Portuguese Navy's Day.

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May 03, 2013
May 03, 2013

On Wednesday 01 May EUROMARFOR Naval Force Portuguese Flagship NRP  Álvares Cabral provided medical assistance to a crew member of merchant vessel MV JS Colorado.

 

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April 22, 2013
April 22, 2013

An European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) Task Group is involved in the "Spanish Minex-13", an advanced exercise Naval War Mine Action organized by the Spanish Navy off the coast of Cartagena and Alicante, from 16 to 26 April 2013.

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April 09, 2013
April 09, 2013

Since 6th April the Portuguese ship NRP ÁLVARES CABRAL is joining OP ATALANTA, as  Flag Ship, with the mission to provide protection to World Food Program shipments to Somalia, as also to AMISOM, as well in deterring and disrupting acts of piracy and in contributing to the protection of vulnerable shipping within the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor and the High Risk Area of Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin.

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April 08, 2013
April 08, 2013

In Djibouti: In a ceremony held on 6th April 2013, on board Spanish warship ESPS Mendez Nunez, Spanish Rear Admiral Pedro García de Paredes handed over the command of the EUROMARFOR Task Group to Portuguese Commodore Jorge Novo Palma, embarked on the new EUROMARFOR flagship NRP  Álvares Cabral .

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December 11, 2012
December 11, 2012

In a ceremony held on board EUROMARFOR flagship ITS San Giusto in the port of Djibouti, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino (Italian Navy) handed over the force command of EUROMARFOR to Rear Admiral Pedro García de Paredes (Spanish Navy). The name of the new EUROMARFOR Flagship is ESPS Méndez Núñez.

 

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October 05, 2012
October 05, 2012

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) Task Group is involved in the NATO exercise "NOBLE MARINER-12" that takes place in Mediterranean Sea, South of Toulon, from 24 September to 7 October 2012.

 

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September 11, 2012
September 11, 2012

OPV Relampago (Offshore Patrol Vessel) is joining the Operation ATALANTA to fight against piracy off the coast of Somalia.

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August 23, 2012
August 23, 2012

In Djibouti: In a ceremony held on Monday 6 August 2012, on board French warship FS Marne, French Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis handed over the command of the EUROMARFOR task group to Italian Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, embarked on the new EUROMARFOR flagship ITS San Giusto. The ceremony was presided over by the EU Naval Force Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral Gualtiero Mattesi (Italian Navy), who is based at the Operation HQ in Northwood, London.

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April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012

On Saturday 14th April, the Spanish warship ESPS Reina Sofia, who is now operating as part of the counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, stopped a Yemeni dhow that was suspected of carrying armed Somali pirates.

 

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April 18, 2012
April 18, 2012

Having taken over as the EUROMARFOR flagship on 7 April 2012, French warship FS Marne has already been very busy out at sea ensuring that the Task Force remains fully prepared for counter-piracy operations off Somalia.

 

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April 10, 2012
April 10, 2012

In a ceremony held on April 7th, onboard Spanish warship ESPS Patino, and presided over by the EU Naval Force Deputy Commander Rear admiral Rainer Endres (German Navy), the French warship FS Marne became the new flagship of the EUROMARFOR, under the force command of Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis.

 

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