News from EUROMARFOR
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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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April 04, 2012
April 04, 2012

EUROMARFOR warship FS Aconit has tracked down and stopped a group of suspected pirates who were believed to have tried to attack a Hong-Kong flagged tanker approximately 400 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia.

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March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012

NRP CORTE REAL has joinedto the EUROMARFOR counter piracy Task Group on 26th of March 2012.

 

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March 19, 2012
March 19, 2012

Last 5th March, Spanish oiler PATIÑO (EUROMARFOR flagship) and Italian frigate GRECALE (NATO Group) conducted RAS operations.

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March 02, 2012
March 02, 2012

ESPS INFANTA ELENA, a Descubierta class corvette, joins the EUROMARFOR Task Group in the operation ATALANTA.

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February 15, 2012
February 15, 2012

The La Fayette Class Frigate, FS ACONIT has joined the EUROMARFOR counter piracy Task Group on 11 February 2012. FS ACONIT has been in operational service with the French Navy since 1999 and has a displacement of 3,600 tons.

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February 06, 2012
February 06, 2012

ESPS PATIO disrupts a possible piracy related skiff with four people onboard.

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February 06, 2012
February 06, 2012

 ESPS PATIO links with EUROMARFOR, NATO and Russian Navy.

 

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January 18, 2012
January 18, 2012

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.

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January 13, 2012
January 13, 2012

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.

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January 06, 2012
January 06, 2012

On 22nd of June of 2011, the EUROFORCES High Level Inter-Ministerial Committee (CIMIN) agreed to participate in EUNAVFOR ATALANTA during three rotations in 2012.

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December 05, 2011
December 05, 2011

On the 6 December 2011, the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) -currently under the command of Vice Admiral (French Navy) XAVIER MAGNE- will be activated for a new Real World Operation (RWO). In this occasion, this force, composed of Spanish ship "PATINO" (flag ship), French ships "FLOREAL" and punctually "LAMOTTE PIQUET" will contribute to the European Union "Operation ATALANTA", concerning the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin.

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September 09, 2011
September 09, 2011

No próximo dia 15 de Setembro, Portugal entrega o comando da Força Marítima Europeia (EUROMARFOR) à França, numa cerimónia que se irá realizar na Base Naval de Toulon.

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June 21, 2011
June 21, 2011

Speech of Vice-Admiral Monteiro Montenegro at Euromarfor Task Group Activation Ceremony for CONTEX/PHIBEX.

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