Laplace maps the port and waters of the Abidjan lagoon

February 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The hydrographic building (BH) Laplace sailed on 23 January 2019 from Brest for the hydrographic mission ZMATO 2019 (Eastern Atlantic Maritime Zone) that will take place for several months in the Gulf of Guinea. After a turbulent crossing of the Bay of Biscay and a stopover in Dakar, the first survey conducted by Laplace , supported by the Naval Station of the French Forces in Ivory Coast (FFCI), was to survey the lagoon of Abidjan and to update the nautical charts of the first…

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FS Commandant Ducuing Exercises with Italian Navy off Ivory Coast

September 18, 2018 (Google Translation) – On 4 September 2018, Commandant Ducuing high-sea patrolman, on patrol off Côte d’Ivoire as part of the Corymbe mission, crossed the road of the Italian ITS frigate “Luigi Durand de la Penne “. His presence in the area offered the two navies an opportunity to conduct a series of joint exercises. Both vessels conducted communication exercises, aviation maneuvers with the Caiman’s military maneuver and assault helicopter on the Italian frigate, and a cross-visit exercise. Since 1990, France deploys one or two buildings in mission…

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President Mariano Rajoy of Spain Visits ESPS Infanta Cristina in Africa

Google Translation The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, has paid a visit to the tall patrol vessel “Infanta Cristina” during the stopover of the ship in the port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The president, who is in this city of Côte d’Ivoire on the occasion of the attendance to the V European Union-African Union Summit, has been able to know up close during his visit, the work that the patrolman is doing during his deployment. On the deck of the ship, the President of Government addressed the staff there,…

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