News from EUROMARFOR
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June 02, 2016
June 02, 2016

Held on the 2nd of June every year, it’s one of the country’s most important holidays; up there with the 4th of July in the US, and the 14th of July in France. Rome Republic Day has been celebrated with a military parade at the presence of the President of the Italian Repubblic,  the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the CHOD and the Chief of the Armed Forces. This parade has taken place on the Via dei Fori Imperiali.

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June 01, 2016
June 01, 2016

From 31st of May to 2nd of June is underway a Multicooperative Exercise between EUROMARFOR and the Tunisian Navy.

The ships of EUROMARFOR (the Italian Ocean Patrol Vessel Borsini, the flagship, the Portuguese corvette João Roby and Spanish Mine Hunter Duero) arrived yesterday (31 MAY) very early in the vicinity of Tunis harbour to the “rendez-vous” with Tunisian fast patrol boat Himilcon.

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May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

From 31st of May to 2nd of June a EUROMARFOR Task Group is activated to participate in an exercise with the Tunisian Navy. The commander of the task group is Commander (Italian Navy) Giuseppe Villani assisted by an international staff.

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May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

The Portuguese corvette João Roby left the naval base and is sailing to meet other ships from France, Italy and Spain that are going to participate in the Multicooperative Exercise (MCE) with Tunisia, organized by EUROMARFOR.

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May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

The Portuguese Navy, tracing back to the 12th century, is the oldest continuously serving navy in the world. The first known battle of the Portuguese Navy was in 1180, during the reign of Portugal's first king, Afonso I of Portugal, but the date chosen for the anniversary was 20th of May to remember the greatest achievement of exploration voyages that were attained by Portuguese explorers, namely Vasco da Gama, who in 20th of May of 1498 arrived to India, becoming the European discoverer of the sea route to India.

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May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

On 18 May 2016, the first of two 2016 EUROMARFOR technical Sub Working Group meeting was hosted by Italian Navy and chaired by Spanish Navy, as secretariat Nation.

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May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

On 15 May 2016, the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) celebrates the 21 years of existence.

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April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

The Flagship of the Commander of EMF group for Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri, returned to La Spezia. The Commander of the First Italian Naval Group, Rear Admiral Francesco Sollitto, welcomed the Ship after 6 months of anti-piracy activities in the Indian Ocean.

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March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Wednesday, 23rd of March, the Rear Admiral (Italian Navy) Stefano Barbieri handed over the EU Naval Force Somalia command to the Rear Admiral (German Navy) Jan Christian Kaack, in Djibouti. At the same moment Rear Admiral Barbieri completed his mission as EUROMARFOR Task Group Commander.

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March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

At the end of 2015, Operation Atalanta protected a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) vessel, MV Kestrel, from potential pirate attack as it deployed twenty five Fishing Aggregation Devices (FADs) off the coast of Somalia.

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March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

On the 15th of March 2016 took place in Rome a Planning Conference between EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell and a Tunisian Navy delegation in order to prepare the specifications of the multicooperative exercise with the Tunisian Navy.

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March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander and Commander of EUROMARFOR Task Group, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri, has paid a visit to German warship, FGS Erfurt, as he prepares to hand over his command of the Atalanta Force HQ to Rear Admiral Kaack from the German Navy on Wednesday 23 March.

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March 09, 2016
March 09, 2016

On Monday 7th March 2016, ITS Carabiniere, EUROMARFOR flagship for Operation Atalanta, hosted the Italian Ambassador to Oman, during a port visit to Muscat.

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February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

ITS Carabiniere received the certificate of recognition for the support to the UN FAO

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February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Whilst the EMF flagship for Operation Atalanta , ITS Carabiniere, was moored alongside in Dar es Salaam during the recent port visit, her crew took the opportunity to provide much-needed help in local communities.

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February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Experts in firefighting of EMF flagship trained with Tanzanian Navy 

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February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

On 27 February, Operation Atalanta and Chinese warships conducted joint training in the Indian Ocean. The training included air operations with the ships’ embarked helicopters.

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February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

From 20 to 25 February, Operation Atalanta staff, including the Force Commander, took the opportunity to met personnel from the Tanzanian Navy.

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February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Whilst Operation Atalanta warship ESPS Tornado was alongside on a port visit in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, she played host to two important visitors.

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February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Italian Ambassador in Tanzania, Luigi Scotto, visited EMF Flagship for operation ATALANTA, ITS Carabiniere, during its port call in Dar Es Salaam

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February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

On Saturday 20 February 2016 Operation Atalanta’s Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Wikström, was welcomed aboard the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Carabiniere, during her port visit to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

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Updated by EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell
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