• Suspected pirates en-route to Spain

    Spanish Navy Takes Custody Of Suspected Somali Pirates. On 24 October 2012, 120 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, the EU Naval Force ship ESPS Castilla took custody of six suspected […]

  • Meeting Somalis

    EU Naval Force Meets Somali Fishing Representatives and Elders on ITS San Giusto On Monday, 29 October 2012, the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta […]

  • Iranian Dhow Saved

    EU Naval Force frigate FGS Sachsen saved Iranian dhow from suspected pirates (2nd update) On Saturday, 20 October 2012, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) German frigate FGS Sachsen located […]

  • Meeting at Sea

    EU NAVFOR Force Commander and Combined Maritime Forces Commander (CMF) Meet At Sea Over the weekend EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino and the Commander of the Combined […]

  • First Friendly Approach

    EU Naval Force Romanian frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand Conducts Friendly Approach to a Merchant Vessel On Sunday 7 October Romanian EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand, completed […]

  • EU Naval Force Capture Suspect Pirate Boat

    EUNAVFOR has this week released a video of its flagship, ITS San Giusto, destroying a skiff belonging to suspected pirates in the Somali Basin.  With the monsoon season ending this […]

  • Medical Assistance at Sea

    EU Naval Force Flagship Provides Urgent Medical Attention to a Merchant Sailor at Sea On Sunday 7 October EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship, ITS San Giusto provided much needed […]

  • EUNAVFOR Force Commander Meets Media

    On Tuesday 2 October EU NAVFOR Force Commander met representatives from the Omani media when his flagship, ITS SAN GIUSTO, visited Muscat (Oman). Omani journalists were welcomed by the Force […]

  • Romanian Navy Frigate Joins Eunavfor

    Romanian frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand today [October 1st] joined the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) – Operation ATALANTA, combating piracy off Somalia. In doing so she becomes the first […]

  • Pirates and Privateers

    The fight against Somali-based pirates is becoming a private battle as global defence cuts reduce naval counter-piracy deployments. Because governments have struggled to contain the spread of piracy in the […]