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  • 22 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Commander of Joint Force Command Naples, Admiral Mark Ferguson visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) met with the Commander MARCOM, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson on February 16. This was Admiral Ferguson’s first visit to MARCOM since assuming command of JFC Naples in July 2014. In additon to his NATO responsibilities, Admiral Ferguson is also Commander […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Deputy Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC NAPLES), Lieutenant-General Michael Day, OMM, MSC, CD, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), meeting with the MARCOM Command Group to discuss coordination of operational activities and areas of common interest. Lieutenant-General Day was briefed on MARCOM current operations, with emphasis on JFC Naples’ area of […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Yesterday, NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed the NATO Operations Policy Committee (OPC), led by the NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Operations at NATO Headquarters, Mr. Michel Soula. The focus of the OPC visit was to update Mr. Soula and the committee on MARCOM’s operations and exercises. The visitors received briefings and a tour […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, welcomed SHAPE Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Intelligence (DCOS OPI), Major General Joseph Guastella, to the headquarters for an in-depth briefing on NATO maritime operations Oct 14. During the visit, Major General Guastella toured the Maritime Operations Centre, MARCOM’s nerve centre, responsible […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A delegation from the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Forces Military University (JFMU), led by the President of JFMU, Major General Yoo Byung-Gill of the ROK Air Force, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to discuss MARCOM’s command and control, coordination with Allied and partner nations, organisation and operations. The delegation met with MARCOM’s Chief of […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities

    The recently appointed German Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to pay a courtesy call on Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson. Vice Admiral Krause took command of the German Navy on October 28, 2014. He previously served as the Deputy Commander of Allied Maritime […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Commander of French Submarine and Strategic Oceanic Forces (ALFOST), Vice Admiral Louis-Michel Guillaume, and his Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Captain Bertrand Dumoulin, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Command Group following his appointment in September. During the visit, Vice Admiral Guillaume met with MARCOM Commander, Vice Admiral Peter […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Chief of the Hellenic Navy, Vice Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to enhance awareness of MARCOM activities and discuss topics of mutual interest with Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson and the MARCOM staff. During the visit, Vice Admiral Apostolakis participated in a round-table discussion, with topics […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, welcomed the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) Director of Operations, Major General Josef Blotz, to the headquarters for a briefing on NATO maritime operations, February 3. During the visit, Major General Blotz toured the Maritime Operations Centre (MOC), MARCOM’s nerve centre for establishing […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities

    On Friday, February 27, Brigadier General Nico Tak, the Director of the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre (CCOMC) at SHAPE, paid a visit to NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to discuss areas of cooperation and mutual interest. Brigadier General Tak observed the MARCOM daily operational update in the Maritime Operations Centre (MOC) before meeting with […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities

    Today, the Deputy Chief of Staff “Naval Operations” of French Navy Rear Admiral Anne Cullere paid a first visit to NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Command Group. During her visit Rear Admiral Cullere received comprehensive briefings on MARCOM’s on-going operations and activities to include those performed by NATO Submarines Command […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Last week, Mr. James Bergeron (USA) and Lieutenant Christine Godelain (FRA N) were presented NATO awards by Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE. Mr. Bergeron is the political advisor to the Commander Maritime Command and was awarded the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for distinguished service while assigned on NATO duties. […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On Monday, March 16, NATO Allied Maritime Command began its full operational capability (FOC) certification exercise TRIDENT JEWEL, testing the headquarters staff’s abilities to manage a joint multinational operation with a significant maritime component. Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL marks the culmination of a two year period of transition for MARCOM, following the merging of the two maritime […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral Matt Zirkle, United States Navy, relieved Rear Admiral Bob Kamensky, United States Navy, as Commander, Submarine Forces NATO (COMSUBNATO) and Deputy Chief of Staff, Submarines, for NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), at an informal ceremony in Northwood, UK on January 16. During nearly two years in command, Rear Admiral Kamensky led COMSUBNATO during […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Deputy Commander of Allied Land Command (LANDCOM), Lieutenant General Ed Davis, CBE, visited the NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Command Group to discuss coordination of joint operations between the two NATO components and exchange views on areas of common ongoing effort. One such effort has been the road to […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Danish Defence Select Committee visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) yesterday as part of a broader program of visits to UK-based commands.   Discussions at MARCOM focused on maritime operations, including NATO counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR in the Mediterranean and counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD off the Horn of Africa. The 11 visitors also included a […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Commander of Combined Air Operations Centre (CAOC) UEDEM, Lieutenant General Joachim WUNDRAK, paid a visit to NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) on February 17. He met with the Command Group to discuss interaction and cooperation between CAOC UEDEM and MARCOM, in particular NATO Maritime Air Command. Lieutenant General WUNDRAK was greeted by Rear Admiral […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Chief of Staff of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS), Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak, Polish Army, paid his first visit to the NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio and his staff, to discuss operational matters of mutual interest for the two NATO operational […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Republic of Korea’s Director General for International Policy, the Honorable Jeong Kyu Lee, led a delegation of officials visiting NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with MARCOM Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio and discuss issues of shared importance and opportunities for cooperation within the framework of the Individual Partnership Cooperation Program […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities

    NATO’s Allied Maritime Command hosted a ceremony on the 70th anniversary of the alliance to ceremonially activate a new command called Commander Surface Forces NATO (COMSURFNATO). This April 4 activation is part of NATO’s Command Structure Adaptation (NCS-A) remarking new NATO at its birthday. One of the milestones of the adopted HQ MARCOM, endorsed by […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip M. Breedlove, and the Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral James Foggo, to observe MARCOM’s full operational capability (FOC) certification Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL. The exercise tests the headquarters staff’s abilities to manage a joint multinational operation […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The future Commander of Combined Maritime Forces Task Force 150 (CTF-150), Commodore Brian Santarpia (CAN N), visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to discuss coordination and interaction with NATO forces in the Indian Ocean. During the visit, Commodore Santarpia met with MARCOM Deputy Commander, Vice Admiral Bruno Paulmier, and MARCOM Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities

    NATO’s operation Sea Guardian Special Operations Command Control Element (SOCCE) achieved full operational capability last week, NATO’s Maritime Command has announced. On September 20, under Maritime Command (MARCOM) guidance and SOCCE control, an opposed live boarding exercise commenced with the participation of Turkish Navy special operations forces, OSG assigned Turkish frigate Gemlik and the Turkish oiler […]

  • 3 September 2014
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    NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed aboard its new Deputy Commander (DCOM), Vice Admiral Bruno Paulmier (FRA N), on September 1.   Vice Admiral Paulmier brings a wealth of command operational experience to his posting as DCOM MARCOM. His command tours afloat include command of the light frigate FS COMMANDANT BOUAN, the frigate FS VENDEMIAIRE, […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, KCB OBE, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with Commander MARCOM Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE, and discuss relevant developments in the maritime domain with the MARCOM command staff. Discussion areas included progress on the Readiness Action Plan, force deployments in support […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) recently welcomed the Royal New Zealand Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Jack Steer, to discuss Royal New Zealand Navy participation in NATO operations. The New Zealand Warship HMNZS TE MANA became the second partner nation to support NATO’s counter-piracy task force as part of Operation OCEAN SHIELD in 2014. Future […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    NATO’s Allied Maritime Command MARCOM was transferred over to Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone CB CBE in a brief ceremony at Northwood Headquarters outside London. Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE has held command of MARCOM since February 14, 2013, leading the newly consolidated command forward as the Alliance’s Single Service Command for the maritime with command of […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral Thomas Ernst, German Navy, relieved French Navy Rear Admiral Jacques de Solms as NATO’s Commander, Maritime Air (COMMARAIR) and Deputy Chief of Staff Maritime Air for NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), on Wednesday, 10 July 2013. During his tenure, de Solms led the complex consolidation of two regional air commands, COMMARAIR Naples and […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities

    The commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, welcomed Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Chief of Staff Admiral Tomohisa Takei and his staff to MARCOM headquarters recently. The officials gathered for a briefing on NATO operations and discuss opportunities for further cooperation between NATO’s maritime forces and the JMSDF. The two partners […]