Atalaya Returns to Ferrol From African Deployment

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The high-profile patrol “Atalaya” arrived at its base in Ferrol on December 15, after taking part in various cooperation activities in the African continent, within the Defense Diplomacy Plan. During this time, the “Watchtower” remained integrated into the operational structure of the Armed Forces, depending on the Maritime Security and Surveillance Command (MVSM), within…

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FS Somme Hosts Ivoy Coast Officials

November 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of its mission deployment to Corymbe and following its participation in Exercise Grand African NEMO 2019 concerning maritime safety in the Gulf of Guinea, the Somme command and supply building welcomed twelve senior Ivorian officials from the 7th. November 8, 2019 during a transit between Tema (Ghana) and Abidjan (Ivory Coast). This…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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