Thursday, June 1, 2023

“Operation Atalanta is a valuable tool for the European Union”

From Rota Base, the operation of Atalanta is controlled by the “headquarters” of the European Union in foreign action “a very valuable, successful and methodical tool”. So it is Vice Admiral José María Núñez Torrente, commander of the front, who this Wednesday appreciated the star at the 3rd Naval Maritime Business Lunch in Cádiz.

More than fifty companies in the Andalusian naval industry were able to see first-hand all the work of the “key ship industries” mission. He was born against pirates in the North Indian Sea and the North Red Sea about 15 years ago and had his brain for only four years – the 23rd anniversary of the fourth anniversary of March – at the headquarters of OHQ in Rota, after the transfer from the United Kingdom to Brexit. . Since the known attacks on the Playa de Bakio and Alakrana fishing boats, the Atalanta operation has continued to renew its presence in the area, achieving that there have been no attacks since 2019 “although we do not know how many have been attempted.” In recent times, they have learned to access five rafts to merchants and vessels that they use “every time again”.

For this reason, the vice-president, who is accompanied by his team – in which he has diplomats and legal advisors, shows that the mission is adapted to the new tasks, so that they can act and carry out the fight against drug trafficking. from managing the ships with the French. With some 700 people, about 100 in the Rota and from the regions, Spain was the main country of Atalanta’s concurrence, besides the ships also in the Rota which were housed in the famous fleet. attacks – and continues to play an important role. Now, with Queen Sofia the sailor.

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Around the world, which the Atalanta operation monitors, 37% of European exports pass through the Suez Canal, the World Food Program ships pass through, but it also collects all kinds of illegal goods, including weapons and even illegal fishing. It is not unusual for all the eyes of the world to look at the place where 60% of the world’s GDP is generated, but “that is not far from peace”.

Vice President, to whom the President of the Cluster José Luis García Zaragoza was presented; He recalled that the operation of maritime security continues to identify, understand, protect, responding to what is being done, solving the root causes, also for the purpose of implementing a regional network. But until now, they insisted, it was “the thing”.

All ships sailing through the area can voluntarily give their information to the operation, so that the system can monitor their route and prosecute those deemed to be vulnerable. One day he gave an example of having made 100 out of 119.

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