French shipyard PIRIOU announced it has launched the first of three Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) on order for the Navy of Senegal. The first-in-class ship "Walo" was launched on 11 April 2022 in Concarneau, Brittany.
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10 May 2021
The third of four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV87) ordered from Naval Group by Argentina was launched today at Piriou Shipyards in Brittany.
14 Apr 2021
A.R.A. Piedrabuena has been delivered yesterday to the Argentine Navy in the presence of Captain Víctor Ortiz, representative of the Navy in France, who also recognised Commander Gastón Vega in his assumption of command.
24 Oct 2020
Chess Dynamics has been awarded a contract by French shipbuilders KERSHIP for the supply of electro-optical surveillance systems...
21 Oct 2020
PIRIOU shipyard today held a steel cutting ceremony for the first of three Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Senegalese Navy.
21 Oct 2020
During Euronaval 2020, the French shipyard KERSHIP unveils a new coastal patrol vessel. The CG 41 is a new high performance patroller designed to answer coast guard and law enforcement missions...
02 Oct 2020
The second of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPVs) ordered by Argentina has been launched at Piriou’s Shipyards in Concarneau (Britany).
20 Apr 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) fourth and final d'Entrecasteaux-class vessel, "Dumont d’Urville", entered "active duty" (admission au service actif in French) on April 17, 2020.
06 Jul 2019
The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) took delivery of the fourth Metropolitan Offshore Support & Assistance Vessel (BSAM) on July 4th. Ordered in 2016 for the French Navy, the BSAM Garonne is the final ship of a class designed and built by the Kership shipyard.
27 Apr 2019
Construction of the first of three new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) ordered by Argentina just started at the Piriou shipyard in Concarneau, France. A first block is already assembled while official delivery of the vessel is expected for March 2020.