News from EUROMARFOR
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June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

Ten Malagasy naval officers carried out counter-piracy training on board of the patrol ship Infanta Cristina during her recent visit to Diego Suarez.

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June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

On 10 June 2015, ITS Libeccio and her crew joined Operation ATALANTA and the Italian Frigate, under the Command of Cdr Daniele Paolo Maria MARTINUZZI, has begun patrolling in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali basin in support of escorts to the World Food Programme, AMISOM and the fight against piracy.

Libeccio integrates the EUROMARFOR Task Group under the Operational Command of EURNAFOR.

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June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

Today the Italian Navy celebrates the Italian Navy’s Day

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June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

On Wednesday 10 June 2015 Italian Navy warship, ITS Grecale, completed her counter-piracy deployment with Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia. Since joining the Mission in February 2015, she has sailed more than 18,000 nautical miles in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, conducting patrols and meeting local seafarers.

ITS Grecale has been under EUROMARFOR flag since 6 May 2015 until her relieve.

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June 04, 2015
June 04, 2015

During the last week, the ESPS Galicia’s boarding team completed her first friendly approach of the Operation ATALANTA. Since the beginning of the mission until now, ESPS Galicia has been involved in other different task in order to control the maritime traffic situation.

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June 03, 2015
June 03, 2015

During a patrol mission off Somalia, the Operation ATALANTA Force Commander, Rear Admiral Gómez, who is based in ESPS “Galicia” visited the merchant vessel “Douro”. MV “Douro” transports merchant aids provided by the World Food Program to Somali population.

The encounter at sea took place in the northern coast of Somalia during the transit of MV “Douro” from Mombasa to Bossasso and the patrolling mission of ESPS “Galicia” trying to deter and disrupt piracy activities and monitoring fishing vessels.

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May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

The Commander of EUROMARFOR Task Group and Force Commander of the European Naval Forces in Somalia visited ITS "Grecale" during the Saturday 30th of May. The Italian ship is about to finish her deployment at sea with the Operation ATALANTA. ITS “Grecale” joined the Task Force 465 last 17th February 2015. Since then, she has been patrolling the Area of Operations in accordance with the mission of the Operation ATALANTA.

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May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

SP MINEX 15 ended today nearby Alicante.

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May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

During the last 27th May 2015, ESPS “Galicia” and ESPS “Infanta Cristina”, both from the EUROMARFOR Task Group integrated in TF 465, performed a triple refueling at sea with the replenishment ship from the Task Force 150 (TF-150) French Navy FS VAR.

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May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

EUROMARFOR flag flaunted under water, at sea, by divers of the Portuguese Navy embarked on board of the corvette Baptista de Andrade, under the command of LtCdr Santos Serafim.

BZ for the picture!

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May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

EUROMARFOR ships and NATO ships leaving Alicante for the final phase of the SP MINEX 15.

In the second week the intention is to clean an area from mines and other danger artifacts, always with pressure done by an opposite force. At the 3rd day the area will be granted as cleaned and then the main goal of this exercise will be achieved.

New pictures in the gallery: http://www.euromarfor.org/gallery.emf.php?id=12

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May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

EUROMARFOR ships participating in SP MINEX 15 arrived in Alicante to prepare the following week.

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May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

ITS Grecale after a patrol task against piracy activity of two weeks was the first Italian ship to dock at Port of Duqm as part of the close maritime cooperation between the two countries.

ITS Grecale, in the area with the European Maritime Force, reached Duqm port on May 23 and left harbour on May 25.

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May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

In the first week at sea the ships and crews had the opportunity to improve skills and work together. In this photo, aboard the corvette Baptista de Andrade, we can see the end of a great team work done by Portuguese and Spanish divers, marines and sailors.

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May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

The gallery of photos of the 20th anniversary of EUROMARFOR has been updated with new photos, take a look:

http://www.euromarfor.org/gallery.emf.php?id=15

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May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Congratulations to the Portuguese Navy that celebrates this day as Navy Day (20th of May refers to the discovery of the sea route to India by Vasco da Gama).

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May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015

On 17 May 2015, during a counter-piracy patrol in the Arabian Sea, EU Naval Force warship, ITS Grecale, came to the assistance of a tug after it had put out a SOS distress call. The tug had developed engine failure whilst en route from the UAE to Somalia and was drifting in open waters.

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May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

The Spanish exercise SP MINEX started on 15 May and will end on 28 May 2015. In this exercise there are ships from EUROMARFOR (France, Italy, Portugal and Spain) and also from Germany and Turkey.

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May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Speech of VA. Admiral Santiago BOLÍBAR PIÑEIRO (Spanish Navy), as Operational Commander of EUROMARFOR, by the ocasion of the 20th Anniversary of EUROMARFOR, where a TASK GROUP was activated for Spanish Minex 15.

Cartagena, May 15, 2015.

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May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

EUROMARFOR celebrated the 20th Anniversary on 15 May 2015, in Cartegana. At the ocasion, one Task Group of EUROMARFOR was activated to participate in the exercise SPANISH MINEX 15. 

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May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Ships of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain in Cartagena by the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of EUROMARFOR. These ships are integrating a Task Group of EUROMARFOR that is going to participate in Spanish Exercise SP MINEX 15.

 

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