Garonne Undergoing Extreme Weather Trials

October 17, 2019 – From September 7 to December 2019, the Garonne Metropolitan Support and Support Building (BSAM) , the latest in the four-unit series, is navigating as part of its long-term deployment (DLD). A long-term deployment aims to verify the military characteristics of a building, its endurance and its reliability across its spectrum of use. This DLD will also…

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BSAM Rhône Admitted to Active Service

January 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 22nd January, Admiral Prazuck signed the ASA du Rhône, the second largest metropolitan support and assistance building. The second unit in a series of four buildings, the Rhône has recently returned from its first long-term deployment (DLD). He circus flew 19,000 nautical miles, including the Northeast Passage, from the Norwegian Sea to the…

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Kership Delivers First BSAH

The ‘LOIRE’ offshore support and assistance building (BSAH), the first of four ships designed and built by KERSHIP, commissioned in 2015, has just been officially approved by the Directorate General of Armament (DGA) March 22, 2018. The delivery of the second unit, the BSAH ‘RHÔNE’, whose first command took place in Concarneau on March 23 is scheduled for the summer…

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Future FS Rhone Launched in Concarneau

Following the notification by the French DGA (Defence Procurement Agency) of a program of four Offshore Support and Assistance Multipurpose Vessels, the second unit named ‘RHONE’ was launched in Concarneau today while its crew was attending. In the meantime the first BSAH ‘LOIRE’ is sailing towards home port in Toulon. Featuring a 70 metres length and a 2,600 tonnes full…

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