Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour Port Call in Genoa November 6

November 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – The aircraft carrier Cavour, engaged in the month of November in inter-force training activities in the Tyrrhenian Sea with the aircraft of the Aircraft Group Imbarcati (GRUPAER), helicopters of the Italian Army and airplanes of the Air Force, will stop from Tuesday 6 to Thursday 15 November 2018 in the port of Genoa where it will be moored at Ponte Doria. During the stop the ship will be available for visits by the population, schools and young students participating in the Orientations Exhibition, organized…

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Fincantieri Completes Refit of AFM 61

Fincantieri delivered Offshore Patrol Vessel P61 to the Armed Forces of Malta, following upgrading activities carried out at the Group’s drydocking facility within the Port of Genoa. The aim of the works, which lasted about 6 months, was to improve the reaction capability of the vessel. The upgrade included the installation of a new main propulsion plant, other machinery and equipment as well as the overhaul of most of the ship’s on board systems. Offshore Patrol Vessel P61 is over 53 meters long and was built and delivered by Fincantieri’s…

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Federico Martinengo: I launched the seventh FREMM

Google Translation ​​March 4, 2017 – In the shipyards of Riva Trigoso, in Genoa, it was held today the ceremony of launching of the seventh FREMM – European Multi-Mission Frigates of the Navy . The ship takes its name from Admiral Federico Martinengo , gold medal and a silver at the Military Valor for his “spiccatissime qualities of mind, heart and character in important positions who carried on board and ashore”. Godmother of the ship Mrs. Mina De Caro , widow of Navy Captain Giuseppe Porcelli , commander of the…

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