• Hand Over

    On 3 April, German Frigate FGS Karlsruhe handed over counter piracy duties to her sister ship FGS Augsburg in a ceremony held in Djibouti port. EU Naval Force Warship FGS […]

  • German Aircraft essential for EUNAVFOR

    The German MPRA detachment was able to quickly take on tasking by the EU Naval Force with experienced pilots who knew the area of operation. German Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance […]

  • ESPS Rayo Supports Training

    The Spanish Oceanic Patrol Vessel ESPS Rayo has taken advantage of her second port visit in Djibouti to conduct training on 20 and 21 March. The EU Naval Force Ship […]

  • Royal Grace Safely to Salalah

    After MV Royal Grace was released by pirates ESPS Rayo ensured that the chemical tanker and her crew stayed safe as the vessel sailed north. EU Naval Force Warship ESPS […]

  • ESPS Rayo Welcomed To Operation Atalanta

    After navigating the Suez Canal and the Bab-el-Mandeb strait, ESPS Rayo joined EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta on Tuesday 26 February. EU Naval Force Welcomes Spanish […]

  • Commitment to Work Together

    Both the EU Naval Force and NATO understand that we need to maintain the pressure on pirates operating off the coast of Somalia. There is no room for complacency. EU […]

  • EU Naval Force Welcomes French Frigate

    After navigating the Suez Canal and Bab-el-Mandeb strait, French frigate FS Courbet has joined EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta. EU Naval Force Welcomes French Frigate FS […]

  • EU NAVFOR and Seychelles Co-operating

    During a recent visit EUNAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral Pedro García de Paredes, stressed the importance of maintaining good co-operation between EU NAVFOR and the Seychelles. EU NAVFOR And The Seychelles […]

  • EUNAVFOR Transfer 12 Suspected Pirates

    Following an attack in early January off the Somali Coast, twelve men suspected of committing an act of piracy, were transferred to the Mauritian authorities. EU Naval Force Transfers Twelve […]

  • New Operation Commander

    On Wednesday 16 January 2013 Rear Admiral Duncan Potts handed over operational command of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) to Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant. Rear Admiral Potts has […]