On Wednesday 20 May EUROMARFOR Force Flagship NRP Álvares Cabral celebrates the Portuguese Navy's Day.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 .Read more
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.
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.Read more
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.
Last 5th March, Spanish oiler PATIÑO (EUROMARFOR flagship) and Italian frigate GRECALE (NATO Group) conducted RAS operations.Read more
ESPS PATIO disrupts a possible piracy related skiff with four people onboard.Read more
ESPS PATIO links with EUROMARFOR, NATO and Russian Navy.
17.01.2012 Combat Supply Ship PATIO, member and Flag Ship of the EUROMARFOR Operation Atalanta, which fights against piracy in the Indian Ocean, helped this afternoon an Iranian flagged dhow who was adrift 150 miles from the Somali Coast.Read more
Early in the morning,12nd January the Spanish Combat Supply Ship PATIO, as an unit of the EUROMARFOR who is participating in Operation ATALANTA in Horn of Africa, has detained six pirates and disrupted the skiff they used to attack the EUROMARFOR Flagship.Read more