Last 5th March, Spanish oiler PATIÑO (EUROMARFOR flagship) and Italian frigate GRECALE (NATO Group) conducted RAS operations.Read more
ESPS INFANTA ELENA, a Descubierta class corvette, joins the EUROMARFOR Task Group in the operation ATALANTA.Read more
The La Fayette Class Frigate, FS ACONIT has joined the EUROMARFOR counter piracy Task Group on 11 February 2012. FS ACONIT has been in operational service with the French Navy since 1999 and has a displacement of 3,600 tons.Read more
ESPS PATIO disrupts a possible piracy related skiff with four people onboard.Read more
ESPS PATIO links with EUROMARFOR, NATO and Russian Navy.
17.01.2012 Combat Supply Ship PATIO, member and Flag Ship of the EUROMARFOR Operation Atalanta, which fights against piracy in the Indian Ocean, helped this afternoon an Iranian flagged dhow who was adrift 150 miles from the Somali Coast.Read more
Early in the morning,12nd January the Spanish Combat Supply Ship PATIO, as an unit of the EUROMARFOR who is participating in Operation ATALANTA in Horn of Africa, has detained six pirates and disrupted the skiff they used to attack the EUROMARFOR Flagship.Read more
On 22nd of June of 2011, the EUROFORCES High Level Inter-Ministerial Committee (CIMIN) agreed to participate in EUNAVFOR ATALANTA during three rotations in 2012.Read more
On the 6 December 2011, the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) -currently under the command of Vice Admiral (French Navy) XAVIER MAGNE- will be activated for a new Real World Operation (RWO). In this occasion, this force, composed of Spanish ship "PATINO" (flag ship), French ships "FLOREAL" and punctually "LAMOTTE PIQUET" will contribute to the European Union "Operation ATALANTA", concerning the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin.Read more
No próximo dia 15 de Setembro, Portugal entrega o comando da Força Marítima Europeia (EUROMARFOR) à França, numa cerimónia que se irá realizar na Base Naval de Toulon.Read more
Speech of Vice-Admiral Monteiro Montenegro at Euromarfor Task Group Activation Ceremony for CONTEX/PHIBEX.Read more
European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on 21st June 2011 to contribute to participate in the exercise Contex-Phibex.Read more
European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR), currently under Portuguese command, will activate a TASK GROUP on 21st of June in order to participate in naval exercise, nicknamed CONTEX/PHIBEX, to be conducted by the Portuguese Navy.Read more
Next Sunday, 15th of May, European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) celebrates its 16th anniversary.Read more
Next Sunday, May 1, European Maritime Force Task Group will be open to visits at Alicante Harbour.Read more
The European Maritime Force (Euromarfor) will participate in the exercise "Spanish Minex 2011" that will take place from April 26 to May 5, at vicinity of Alicante.Read more
Portuguese Vice Admiral Monteiro Montenegro is the new Commander of the European Maritime Force (Euromarfor) succeeding in the position Admiral Saldanha Lopes, meanwhile appointed Chief of Portuguese Navy Staff.Read more
EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell visited yesterday the Portuguese Navy Planetarium "Planetério Calouste Gulbenkian" at Belém, Lisbon.
The European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was invited to be present at the seminar "Security & Defence Day 10" held in Brussels on last November 30th. Commander of EUROMARFOR was unable due to previous commitments, Rear Admiral Silva Ribeiro on his behalf attended the Seminar and lectured about the European Maritime Force experience integrated in "European Union (EU) as a maritime power "session.Read more
On 13th of November 2010, EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell paid a visit to historical Frigate D. Fernando II e Gloria.The cell members werebreceived by Captain Rocha e Abreu, the current Ship Commander.
Members of EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell were invited to be present at a " Disaster Relief Exercise (DISTEX)" organized by Portuguese Navy,Read more