News from EUROMARFOR
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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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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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