FS Loire Assists FV La Bernadette off Port Pothuau

August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the night of August 13 to 14, 2020, crew A of the Bâtiment de Support et d’Assistance Métropolitain (BSAM) Loire , monitoring maritime approaches along the coast of Provence, came to the aid of a fishing vessel, La Bernadette , in engine damage off Port Pothuau.

Faced with the impossibility of carrying out repairs at sea on the vessel dangerously approaching the coast, it was then decided, after helping the crew to haul up their nets by hand, to tow La Bernadette and its two occupants. to the port of Hyères, reached at 7am by means of the Loire EDO .

Modern and versatile, the BSAMs of the French Navy are dedicated, among other things, to safeguard and assistance missions for goods and people.

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