News from EUROMARFOR
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May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014

The second week of the Italian Mine Warfare Exercise ITAMINEX 2014 starts today.

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May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014

Italian MINEX14 is underway. The EUROMARFOR Task Group (TG), commanded by Commander (Spanish Navy) Antonio Manuel Couce CALVO, and composed of five mine-hunters, is at sea conducting exercises in a multi threat multinational scenario

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May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014

Today, 15th of May 2014, EUROMARFOR is celebrating the 19th anniversary of its foundation.

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May 12, 2014
May 12, 2014

EUROMARFOR activated to participate in Italian mine warfare exercise, the Italian MINEX 14.

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April 06, 2014
April 06, 2014
Earlier today, Sunday 6 April, Rear Admiral Herve Blejean French  Navy, handed over the Command of the EUNAVFOR Force in Operation Atalanta, to Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen German Navy, during a ceremony onboard FGS Brandenburg,  in the Port of Djibouti. Along with the French Command of the mentioned Force, the present activation of EUROMARFOR to contribute to this operation came also to an end.
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April 01, 2014
April 01, 2014

On 16th March the EUROMARFOR Task Group Commander [and also the Force Commander of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta], Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean visited the Spanish Offshore Patrol Vessel, ESPS Relampago for the first time since the ship arrived in the piracy high risk area.

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March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014

On Tuesday 18 March, the two EUROMARFOR warships FS Siroco and ESPS Relámpago joint with FGS Hessen to conduct replenishment at sea (RAS) from the American logistics ship, USNS Pecos from Task Force 53. 

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March 17, 2014
March 17, 2014

On 13 March 2014, ESPS Tornado, EUROMARFOR Task Group warship within the  EU Naval Force, departed Operation Atalanta’s patrol areas off the Somali coast after completing 105 days and is now heading for her home port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.

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March 14, 2014
March 14, 2014

 El buque de acción marítima ”Tornado”, tras casi cuatro meses participando activamente en las fuerzas que la Unión Europea destina a la Misión Contra la Piratería en el Cuerno de África dentro de la misión ‘Atalanta’, ha sido relevado por su buque gemelo el “Relámpago” en aguas de Yibuti.

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March 13, 2014
March 13, 2014

On 13th March, the Spanish Offshore Patrol Vessel Relámpago (OPV) relieves OPV Tornado in EUROMARFOR Task Group, within EU Naval Force, contributing to Operation Atalanta, carrying out counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia.

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March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014

EUROMARFOR has a new website.

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February 07, 2014
February 07, 2014

The crew of Italian Frigate ITS Libeccio is heading for home after completing a four month deployment with the EU Naval Force, two of them under EUROMARFOR flag, off the coast of Somalia.

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February 03, 2014
February 03, 2014

On Friday, 31 January 2014, the EUROMARFOR warship ITS Libeccio, in Somalia Operation Atalanta, assisted a Yemeni dhow that was adrift 100 nautical miles from the shore.

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January 30, 2014
January 30, 2014

On 29 January 2014, international collaboration in the fight against piracy resulted in the transfer of five men by the EUROMARFOR flagship, FS Siroco, to the Republic of Seychelles, with the aim of prosecuting them for acts of piracy.

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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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