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Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden

The aim of the "Eunavfor Somalia - Atalanta operation" is to protect ships of the World Food Programme (WFP) transporting food to the displaced populations of Somalia, to protect the vulnerable ships sailing off the Somali coast, and to dissuade, prevent and repress acts of piracy and armed robbery off the coast of Somalia. The operation is placed under British command. The French frigate le Floréal are also put in position. Germany also announced its participation and could be joined by other EU countries.
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden A sailor wearing the t-shirt of the Atalanta
Ref: P-014809 /00-01
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden A frigate involved in the Atalanta operation
Ref: P-014809 /00-02
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The French and European flags flapping on the mast of the frigate
Ref: P-014809 /00-03
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The European flag
Ref: P-014809 /00-04
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden Sailor watching after suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-05
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden Sailor watching after suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-06
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The navy watching, controlling and arresting suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-08
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The navy watching, controlling and arresting suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-09
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The navy watching, controlling and arresting suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-10
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden Soldiers watching, controlling and arresting suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-11
Date: 31/01/2009
Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden The navy controlling and arresting suspicious fishermen
Ref: P-014809 /00-12
Date: 31/01/2009



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