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  • 31 December 2015
    Authorities

    ITS Carabiniere, flagship of the EU Naval Force, paid her first visit to Antisiranana, Madagascar from December 22 to 26. Having berthed, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri and the Commanding Officer of ITS Carabiniere, Commander Francesco Saladino were received by the Commander of the local Naval Base, Captain Vaohavy Andriambelonarivo Andasy. Rear Admiral Barbieri said: “The port […]

  • 4 March 2016
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    Italian Navy frigate ITS Carabiniere was presented with a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) award for the protection it provided to an UNFAO vessel as it deployed Fishing Aggregation Devices (FADs). The Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere was on a port visit to Dar es Salaam when the Deputy Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Wikström presented the award to […]

  • 25 February 2016
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    On Saturday February 20, 2016 Operation Atalanta ships visited the Tanzanian port city Dar es Salaam. While in port, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri, Op Atalanta Force Commander received the mission’s Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Jonas Wikström aboard the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Carabiniere. This was the Deputy Commander’s first visit to the Force Headquarters since […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian Navy divers from the Gruppo Operativo Subacqueo (GOS) who are currently embarked on Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, carried out regular diving training with the aim of maintaining a regular state of readiness. Normally based in La Spezia, Italy, the GOS are specialized in explosive ordnance disposal. They also conduct regular underwater inspections on ships’ hulls […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Operation Atalanta Force Commander, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri on February 10 welcomed Captain Khyber Zaman, the Commanding Officer of PNS Saif to ITS Carabiniere, the mission flagship. The Italian warship has been deployed with the European Union’s counter-piracy operation in the Indian Ocean since October 2015 and boasts 199 crew, as well as an embarked headquarters. […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere pulled into Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on May 5, on the return leg of her Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. Carabiniere is set to depart Dammam on May 6, after hosting a press conference on its deck and engaging with local officials. The ship’s crew previously completed port visits to Saudi Arabia, Sri […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Carabiniere, conducted maritime training with sailors from the Madagascan Navy during her port visit to Antisiranana on December 23. Following an initial briefing on fire-fighting and boarding operations, the 19 Madagascan trainees conducted a series of exercises with sailors from ITS Carabiniere. On completion of the training, ITS Carabiniere’s training […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Research & Development

    Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, provided food, water and medical assistance to local fishermen off the Somali Coast on Wednesday, November 4. The Italian warship visited several vessels to build on the relationships with local fisherman and explain why EU Naval Force warships are in the area. During the visit to one of the fishing […]

  • 21 October 2015
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    On Tuesday 20 October 2015, Operation Atalanta’s new flagship, ITS Carabiniere, was visited by the Operation Commander, Major General Martin Smith MBE. Major General Smith, together with the officer in charge of the Support Element Atalanta (SEA) based in Djibouti, Commander Philippe Dezoteux, was hosted on board ITS Carabiniere by the Force Commander, Rear Admiral […]

  • 15 March 2016
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    FGS Erfurt has welcomed Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri, who is preparing to hand over his command of the Atalanta Force HQ to Rear Admiral Kaack from the German Navy on March 23. Rear Admiral Kaack will command the EU Naval Force off the coast of Somalia from German frigate, FGS Bayern, which will become […]

  • 16 February 2016
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    Operation Atalanta flagship, ITS Carabiniere, and South Korean warship, ROKS Choi Young, met in the Indian Ocean on February 10, 2016. After being welcomed on board ROKS Choi Young, Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Barbieri, was given a tour by the Task Group Commander, Captain An, Sang Min. At the same time, a South […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere conducted a joint exercise with the French frigate FS Floreal in the waters off Seychelles’ main harbour on February 5, 2016. The exercise was coordinated by the ships’ commanding officers, Commander François Xavier Waroux and Commander Francesco Saladino.  The training tested the ships’ crews and included close-proximity manoeuvres, visual communications, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere docked at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on December 11. The FREMM frigate is on a deployment to Australia and South East Asia during which it will, among other duties, serve as a platform for promoting the Italian industry. More specifically, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is financing this deployment […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Italian Navy’s Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere left the Italian port of La Spezia for an ‘Italian industry showcase’ deployment to Australia and Southeast Asia. ITS Carabiniere is a FREMM frigate built for the Italian Navy by Fincantieri within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under the coordination of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation […]

  • 30 October 2015
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    Italian Navy’s ITS Carabiniere performed her first friendly approach (FA) with a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia on October 25. Operation Atalanta ships conduct FAs to help build relationships with the local Somali fishing communities and to understand their concerns. The meeting also gave members of ITS Carabiniere’s crew the opportunity to discuss Operation Atalanta’s […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Having wrapped up her participation in the Australian Navy exercise Ocean Explorer on March 5, Italian Navy FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere headed for Jakarta, Indonesia as part of her deployment to the Asia-Pacific region. The Carlo Bergamini-class frigate arrived in Jakarta on March 9 and hosted the Italian ambassador and a number of Indonesian officials […]

  • 9 November 2015
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    Italian ITS Carabiniere performed a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Patuxent, off the coast of Somalia on Thursday, November 5. The Operation Atalanta flag ship, ITS Carabiniere approached USNS Patuxent on the starboard side to replenish fuel and stores in a complex manoeuvre, requiring close co-ordination between both ships for both distance and […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere will be performing counter-piracy duties off the Horn of Africa after completing a promotional tour to Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The Carlo Bergamini-class frigate started her “Italian industry showcase” deployment in December last year and traveled as far as Australia displaying her capabilities during at-sea maneuvers and […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday 06 January 2016, Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Carabiniere, and Japanese warship, JDS Suzunami, met at sea to conduct joint exercises in the Gulf of Aden. After a visit by Rear Admiral Barbieri to JDS Suzunami, the exercise began in earnest, with the  two ships closing each other’s position to conduct joint maritime training. […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian navy divers from ITS Carabiniere conducted a diving exercise with sailors from the Royal Navy of Oman on November 9, 2015. The joint exercise was an opportunity for the divers to practice skills in the search, location and removal of simulated explosive charges underneath a ship’s hull. The divers also conducted joint training in […]

  • 20 October 2015
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    Italian vessel ITS Carabiniere conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Carl Brashear, prior to joining Operation Atalanta on Friday, October 17. Having sailed into the counter-piracy sea areas in the Gulf of Aden, ITS Carabiniere went alongside USNS Carl Brashear to replenish fuel and stores in preparation for her six […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian-flagged Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere and German FGS Erfurt conducted replenishments at sea (RAS) with U.S. Navy’s USNS Patuxent on November 10 and 13, 2015  After refuelling with USNS Patuxent, FGS Erfurt continued with her patrols towards the Gulf of Aden, whilst ITS Carabiniere commenced her participation in the deployment of Fishery Aggregating […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere arrived in Western Australia on Wednesday with Italian defense industry representatives aboard. Carabiniere docked in Fremantle where Fincantieri representatives will meet with Australian naval shipbuilding companies and the local supply chain, who are vying for a share of a multi-billion dollar defence program. Fincantieri is one of three European ship […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    During her port call in Adelaide, Italian FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere welcomed the Australian minister for defense Christopher Pyne on board on February 5. Pyne toured the Italian frigate ITS Carabiniere as it visited South Australia on a four-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific to support naval cooperation and security in the region. Following her earlier stop […]

  • 11 January 2016

    Last week in the Gulf of Aden, Operation Atalanta’s flagship ITS Carabiniere and Spanish warship ESPS Victoria met with USNS Laramie and carried out a combined replenishment at sea (RAS). The two warships positioned themselves at the same time on either side of the USNS oiler, in order to receive fuel to enable them to continue […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five warships, currently deployed as part of Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia, recently met in the Gulf of Aden. Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, was joined by Spanish warships, ESPS Victoria and ESPS Meteoro, Dutch warship HNLMS Groningen, and German warship, FGS Erfurt on Friday, October 23. The ships came together in a close-formation […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Tanzanian Navy were welcomed on board FGS Bayern for a day of maritime training with Operation Atalanta sailors and marines, on May 16. The training focused on fast-roping drills and damage control skills, such as fire-fighting and flood control as sea. On completion of the training, Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jan Kaack, […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Combined Maritime Task Force 151 (CTF151) recently took part in Counter Piracy training operations with the Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere in the Gulf of Aden. Pakistan Naval ship PNS Saif and Republic of Korea ship ROK Choi Young joined the Italian frigate to conduct counter piracy training operations in order to strengthen working relationships. The ships worked […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    The Force Commander of the Chinese Escort Task Group 576, Rear Admiral Chen Qiangnan, was welcomed on board ITS Carabiniere by Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri on January 17. Rear Admiral Qiangnan, on board the Luhu-Class destroyer CNS Qingdao, met with ITS Carabinere at sea. After a tour of the Italian warship, Rear Admiral Barbieri and […]