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European Union Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta (EU)
Authorization date: 11/08

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EUNAVFOR operation Atalanta: new force commander appointed (12.03.2020)

Today, Rear Admiral lgnacio Villanueva Serrano was appointed as new force commander for the EU naval operation Atalanta. His mandate will start on 17 March. … EU NAVFOR operation Atalanta, contributes to the deterrence, prevention and repression of acts of piracy and armed robbery off the Somali...

UN adopts resolution renewing authorisation for Somalia anti-piracy measures (04.12.2019)

The Security Council today renewed for 12 months the authorization for States and regional organizations cooperating with Somalia to use all necessary means to fight piracy off the coast of the east African country. Unanimously adopting resolution 2500 (2019), the Council decided to renew that...

Strengthening regional co-operation to up maritime security (26.11.2019)

States in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden area adopted a plan of action to ensure better co-ordination of regional efforts to enhance maritime security.

EU NAVFOR marks ten years off Horn of Africa (06.12.2018)

[…] Reflecting on the last 10 years, the Deputy Commander of EU NAVFOR, Rear Admiral Giuseppe Rapese, highlighted that although pirate attacks still occur, commercial shipping can transit the region in relative safety, knowing that naval forces are present and able to assist if necessary. He went...

Conference warns against complacency over Somali piracy (29.11.2018)

Delegates at the recent Shared Awareness and De-confliction (SHADE) conference have warned that complacency will see a rapid resurgence in the scourge of piracy, especially off the Horn of Africa. … Co-chaired by EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), the main aim of...

Ten years on, is Somali piracy still a threat? (06.11.2018)

On 6 November the United Nations (UN) Security Council renewed the authorisation for international naval forces to carry out anti-piracy measures off Somalia’s coast. It is now 10 years since the first resolution was passed in 2008 to respond to piracy and robbery against humanitarian and...

EU NAVFOR destroys pirate action group whaler (30.10.2018)

EU NAVFOR military personnel last weekend seized an active pirate action group (PAG) whaler and destroyed it. … The attack against the KSL Sydney took place on October 16, 340 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia.

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