L’Aigrette on Sea Trials

Google Translation The leadership L’Aigrette of the new tugs-pushers intended for the French Navy have started his sea trials in Toulon. Following the commissioning carried out in Nort sur Erdre at Merré shipyard, the sea trials will be finalized and the delivery would be expected in May 2018. Mass production must then begin with the commissioning and sea trials feedback integration from L’Aigrette, if necessary. Built with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, this 12 meters length pusher-tug can reach a speed of 8 knots and has a 10…

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FS Aiglette, First of 29 Pusher Tugs for French Navy, Launched by Merré Shipyard

Merré Shipyard was among the competitors of the international tender launched at the end of 2015 by the DGA, concerning the design and construction of 29 pusher-tugs for the French Navy. If Merré and CMN shipyards formed a group to win this market, it is Merré shipyard that got the leadership, since the Merré shipyard will manage the design and construction. Therefore the Merré Design Office is responsible for the design of these 29 pusher-tugs. The BMA Group, led by Moun Bourjij, President, and François Martin, Managing Director, of which…

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