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
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.Read more
Speech of Vice-Admiral Monteiro Montenegro at Euromarfor Task Group Activation Ceremony for CONTEX/PHIBEX.Read more
EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell visited yesterday the Portuguese Navy Planetarium "Planetério Calouste Gulbenkian" at Belém, Lisbon.
The European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was invited to be present at the seminar "Security & Defence Day 10" held in Brussels on last November 30th. Commander of EUROMARFOR was unable due to previous commitments, Rear Admiral Silva Ribeiro on his behalf attended the Seminar and lectured about the European Maritime Force experience integrated in "European Union (EU) as a maritime power "session.Read more
On 13th of November 2010, EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell paid a visit to historical Frigate D. Fernando II e Gloria.The cell members werebreceived by Captain Rocha e Abreu, the current Ship Commander.
Members of EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell were invited to be present at a " Disaster Relief Exercise (DISTEX)" organized by Portuguese Navy,Read more
European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) Task Group will be involved in the exercise "Olives Noires-10" that will take place in Mediterranean Sea, South of Toulon, from 03 to 17 of September.Read more
European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on 17th June 2010 to participate in exercise Swordfish.Read more