French shipbuilder Socarenam launched the first ship in a new class of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the French Navy. The "Auguste Benebig" was launched at the Socarenam shipyard in Saint Malo (Brittany) on 15 October 2021 as part of the POM (Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer) program.
Tag Archives : Offshore Patrol Vessel
14 Oct 2021
On 5 October 2021, the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) awarded Naval Group the contract for the preliminary and detailed design of the Ocean Patrol Vessel program.
29 Sep 2021
On July 21, 2021, Naval News visited Socarenam Shipyard in Saint Malo (Brittany, France) to see the progress being made on the future French Navy OPV program known as "POM" (Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer).
22 Sep 2021
The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentine Navy, the A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, has been launched this Tuesday 21 September in Concarneau.
07 Sep 2021
Royal Navy River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) HMS Spey and HMS Tamar have today begun deployment to the Indo-Pacific region to bolster Britain’s presence in the region.
27 Apr 2021
New patrol ship HMS Tamar will head to the Asia-Pacific region with a ‘dazzle camouflage’ paint scheme – various shades of black, white and grey in strange or jarring shapes.
08 Jan 2021
HMS Spey is the fifth of and final River-class Batch 2 OPV on order from ...
18 Dec 2020
The Royal Navy on December 17 welcomed HMS Tamar into the bosom Fleet, as for the fourth new River Class patrol ship was commissioned in Portsmouth.
07 Dec 2020
HMCS Harry DeWolf sailed under Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) command for the first time in early October 2020, and has since been at sea regularly, with the crew conducting training, testing and trials on the new vessel.