Patiño returns to Ferrol from Operation Atalanta

Google translation Combat supply vessel “Patiño” returned to Ferrol May 10th after completing her participation in the operation “Atalanta” of the European Union, which began last November. This deployment, which is the third carried out by the “Patiño” in the operation, has had a total duration of 188 days, constituting the longest since the delivery of the ship to the Navy. The act of reception was chaired by the Chief Admiral of the Military Arsenal of Ferrol. The “Patiño”, under the command of the frigate captain Ricardo Jaime Fernández López,…

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Carlo Margottini and Patiño Training During Operation Atalanta

Google Translation Training is a priority for the crews of military ships, even those engaged in op. Atalanta. The Italian frigate Margottini trains and replenishes at sea with the Spanish Patiño oiler. [smartslider3 slider=72] The multimission frigate Carlo Margottini , engaged in the Indian Ocean at the helm of Operation Atalanta and headquarters of the Naval Force flagship, after having conducted patrolling and familiarization along the northern Somali coast, met at sea with the Spanish ship Patiño, also engaged along the coast of eastern Somaliland. This meeting at sea, just…

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EUNAVFOR’s ESPS Patiño Supporting International Navies

EUNAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño has further supported Combined Maritime Forces by rendezvousing with an Australian and Pakistani Warship and conducting Replenishment at Sea (RAS). HMAS Warramunga of CTF150 and PNS Aslat of CTF151 took on board a total of 390 cubic metres of fuel essential for the continuation of Maritime Security in the region. This is equivalent to filling a 60 litre car petrol tank 6500 times. This equates to 789 years of fuel for the average European motorist, or 256 journeys around the circumference of the Earth. [smartslider3…

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