ESPS Centinella Deploys to Gulf of Guinea Patrol

August 17, 2018 (Google Translation) – Last Thursday, August 16, the tall patrol Centinella sailed from the dock number 2 of the Military Arsenal of Ferrol, to begin her deployment on the west coast of Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. The act of farewell was presided over by the Commander of the Units of the Maritime Action Force in Ferrol, Captain Jose Fernando Suarez Fonseca. With this deployment, the navy vessel intends to reinforce the maritime security activities in the area, as well as the capacities of the coastal…

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FS Premier-Maitre L’Her Relieved by FS Lieutenant-Vaisseau Lavallée in Gulf of Guinea

Google Translation On March 12th, the Chief Sea Patrolman (PHM) Premier-Maitre L’Her relieved Lieutenant-Vaisseau Lavallée in Operation Corymbe. The mission Corymbe aims to strengthen the prepositioned French device in West Africa and the capabilities of the shores of the Gulf of Guinea. During his nearly four-month mission, Lieutenant de Vaisseau Lavallée completed 58 trilateral or bilateral patrols with the Gulf of Guinea Navies, 39 operational instruction periods and participated in Exercise African Nemo 18.1, major training. in the field of African maritime security. During its deployment, LV Lavallée also led…

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NRP Alvares Cabral Visits Mauritania

Google Translation The frigate of the Portuguese Navy “Álvares Cabral” docked this Monday, February 12, at the port of Nouakchott in Mauritania, where it will remain until February 13, in order to develop training and cooperation actions with the Navy of Mauritania, promoting cooperation and interoperability with counterparts. Portugal and Mauritania are two countries that are part of the Defense Policy initiative 5 + 5, a dialogue that was launched in 1983 and aims to promote cooperation between the countries bordering the Western Mediterranean, namely France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and…

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Corymbe 140: mission start Corymbe for patrol LV Lavallée

Google Translation After a week of patrol between Brest and Senegal, LV Lavallée arrived in the port of Dakar on December 6, 2017. Deployed as part of the mission Corymbe 140, the sea patrol boat (PHM) in Brest completes the French device prepositioned in West Africa, and thus help to reinforce the capacities of the coastal marines of the Gulf of Guinea in the field of maritime safety. Over the next few months, LV Lavallée will patrol this vast strategic area of ​​more than 5700 kilometers of coastline, and thus…

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