On the morning of Wednesday 22nd September, in a ceremony on board LHD “Juan Carlos I”, the Admiral of the Fleet, Eugenio Díaz del Río Jaudenes, has assumed command of the European Maritime Force, EUROMARFOR, which until now had played the admiral of the French Marine Nationale Xavier BaudouardRead more
In the last 22th of september, it took place in Rota Naval Base the Fleet Commanders Meeting on board ESP LHD “Juan Carlos I”, with the following Admirals (from right to left):
Vice-admiral Enrico CREDENDINO (CINCNAV);
Vice-admiral Xavier BAUDOUART (ALFAN) former COMEUROMARFOR;
Vice-admiral Eugenio DIAZ DEL RIO (ALFLOT), current COMEUROMARFOR;
Rear-admiral Valentim RODRIGUES (Acting COMNAV).
The Fleet Commanders met and discussed the current situation and the possible future committments of this force, taking in account the actual geopolitical scenarios and the participation in Real Word Operations.
In the end the four Fleet Commanders agreed in uprising the use and commitment of this European Naval Force as a common tool.
The European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on April 24th 2021 at the Port-Mahon naval base in Menorca, Spain. It will participate in the international mine warfare exercise SPANISH MINEX 21 starting April 26th. Organized by the Spanish Navy in the western Mediterranean Sea, this exercise brings together many participants, including EUROMARFOR, the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Task Group 2 (SNMCMG2) and various other nations.Read more