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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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.
23 Nov 2020
Following a call for tenders, Kership, a subsidiary of the shipyards Naval Group and Piriou, has selected ENGIE Solutions to carry out the studies and installation of all the HVAC systems (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) and cold rooms on 6 minesweepers for the Royal Belgian Navy and 6 other ships for the Netherlands.
23 Oct 2020
These new platforms are going to fulfill a range of missions including support for deterrence, ...
21 Oct 2020
PIRIOU shipyard today held a steel cutting ceremony for the first of three Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Senegalese Navy.
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).
22 May 2020
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) placed an order for 15 harbor tugs (RP30) and 5 coastal harbor tugs (RPC30) of 30-tonne-class with French shipyard Piriou on April 30. 2020.
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.
18 Nov 2019
The Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal and French shipbuilder PIRIOU signed November 17 a procurement contract for three OPV 58 S for the Navy of Senegal. The vessels will be fitted with missile systems, a first for this African navy.
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.