First Two Combattante FS56 Launched in Cherbourg

July 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the presence of the Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al Ghafaili and a number of military officials from the Saudi and French sides, the Ministry of Defense, represented by the Saudi Royal Navy, will celebrate the landing of the first and second boats of the speedboat project in the French city of Cherbourg. The agreement with CMN includes the manufacture of 39 fast boats, part in France and the other in the Kingdom. The agreement comes…

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FS Aiglette, First of 29 Pusher Tugs for French Navy, Launched by Merré Shipyard

Merré Shipyard was among the competitors of the international tender launched at the end of 2015 by the DGA, concerning the design and construction of 29 pusher-tugs for the French Navy. If Merré and CMN shipyards formed a group to win this market, it is Merré shipyard that got the leadership, since the Merré shipyard will manage the design and construction. Therefore the Merré Design Office is responsible for the design of these 29 pusher-tugs. The BMA Group, led by Moun Bourjij, President, and François Martin, Managing Director, of which…

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