News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016
Having spent less than two months idle in the port during her routine maintenance period, the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour now rejoined the EUNAVFOR Med operation Sophia. The Italian light aircraft carrier ITS Garibaldi assumed Cavour’s role on November 25, 2015. Now that the original mission flagship is back, ITS Garibaldi is leaving the European Union […]  Read more
January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016
German Navy’s combat support ship FGS Frankfurt am Main and the corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein left their homeports January 11. They will take part in Operation Sophia, EUNAVFOR’s mission of stopping human trafficking and saving lives in the central Mediterranean Sea. Looking forward to the upcoming task, the commander of the auxiliary ship said: “The […]  Read more
January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016
Spanish ESPS Numancia, based at Naval Station Rota, left her homeport in the morning of January 18 to relieve the frigate Canarias which was deployed in the Mediterranean Sea with EUNAVFOR’s Operation Sophia. The frigate sailed off to her area of operations after a ceremony which was presided over by the Admiral of the Fleet, Francisco […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The Force Commander of the Chinese Escort Task Group 576, Rear Admiral Chen Qiangnan, was welcomed on board ITS Carabiniere by Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri on January 17. Rear Admiral Qiangnan, on board the Luhu-Class destroyer CNS Qingdao, met with ITS Carabinere at sea. After a tour of the Italian warship, Rear Admiral Barbieri and […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria, currently deployed in operation Atalanta, visited a total of 30 craft off the coast of Somalia during the second week of January. These endeavors were part of the European Union mission, and are intended to ascertain that piracy in the area is fully under control. During the seven days that […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
After more than 4 months of deployment in Sigonella Air Base in Italy, the Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft P3 Orion has left EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia. The P3 Orion was substituted by another Spanish aircraft, the CN-235-VIGMA D4. Having joined the European Union operation to tackle the human traffickers and smugglers activity in the Central […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The German Navy’s supply tender Donau (A516) is scheduled to leave her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany to join NATO’s Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 1 on January 18. Germany will take over the command of SNMCMG1 from the Netherlands during a ceremony on January 21 in Kiel, Germany. Commander Martin Schwarz will thereby become the eighth German […]  Read more
January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
On Wednesday 06 January 2016, Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Carabiniere, and Japanese warship, JDS Suzunami, met at sea to conduct joint exercises in the Gulf of Aden. After a visit by Rear Admiral Barbieri to JDS Suzunami, the exercise began in earnest, with the  two ships closing each other’s position to conduct joint maritime training. […]  Read more
January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
RFA Mounts Bay has sailed from the UK on deployment to the Mediterranean where she will provide a continuous amphibious capability over coming months. The Bay Class Landing Ship is perfectly suited for such a deployment with access to a flight deck, vehicle deck, wet dock, container storage, medical facilities and accommodation for over 300 […]  Read more
January 08, 2016
January 08, 2016
The German Navy corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein will depart her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on January 11 to join the EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia. Commanded by Commander Juniorgrade Marco Köster, she will be the first German corvette to take part in Op Sophia. Commander Köster said: “This deployment puts new challenges before us. We are prepared for the tasks ahead and […]  Read more
January 07, 2016
January 07, 2016
The German Navy replenishment ship EGV Bonn will depart its homeport of Wilhelmshaven on January 9 to join NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. Commanded by Rear Admiral Jörg Klein, the crew of EGV Bonn will take part in several international maneuvers during their upcoming deployment. Looking forward to the tasks ahead, Rear Admiral Klein said: […]  Read more
January 05, 2016
January 05, 2016
Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-Class frigate HMCS Fredericton departed the Canadian Forces Base Halifax on January 5 to deploy to the Mediterranean Sea. The ship’s deployment is part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Operation Reassurance that is aimed to support NATO’s efforts in promoting security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton concluded a […]  Read more
December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015
Frontex, the European member-states’ external border management agency, initiated the deployment of 293 officers and 15 vessels to the Greek islands on December 28. The units are assigned under a new operation called Poseidon Rapid Intervention after Greece requested additional assistance at its external borders in the Aegean Sea earlier this month. This intervention is established […]  Read more
December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

An Italian Ship partecipating in the French exercise

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December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015
EUNAVFOR Med vessels, led by German FGS Berlin and Spanish ESPS Canarias, saved 660 lives in the central Mediterranean Sea on December 24 and 25. The unusually calm sea waters increased the flow of migrants from the Libyan coast. While patrolling the assigned area of operations, the two vessels in service within Eunavfor Med operation […]  Read more
December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

A new FREMM frigate launched by the Italian Navy

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December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015
The French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) took charge of U.S. Navy’s Commander Task Force 50 on December 20 to conduct first airstrikes against ISIL as the CTF 50 flagship. When the FS Charles de Gaulle entered what is known as the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations on December 7, it […]  Read more
December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015
Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Jose Enrique Delgado Roig took command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) December 18, during a ceremony at Cartagena harbor in Spain. Admiral Delgado Roig received the command from the Portuguese Rear Admiral Alberto Manuel Silvestre Correia, while the new flagship, ESPS Álvaro De Bázan conducted the operational handover with […]  Read more
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
The German frigate FGS Hamburg will return to her homeport in Wilhelmshaven, Germany after spending six months as a NATO unit flagship on December 20. Hamburg was flagship of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. The 200 men and women of the FGS Hamburg were commanded by Rear Admiral Jörg Klein, who was the commander of […]  Read more
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer, HMS Defender, has now officially joined the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle in the Middle East in the fight against Daesh. The warship met with the carrier in the Indian Ocean with the goal of enhancing its capabilities in the fight against terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. […]  Read more
December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Italian Navy decommisioned the first Unit of "Venti" frigate class after 35 years of service.

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