Israel Shipyards Lands Contract for Two Landing Ships

We are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with an African country to supply two new landing ships over the next two years, with an option for an additional ship. Mr. Eitan Zucker, Israel Shipyards’ CEO said, “We identify an evolving market segment for this vessel type that enables operational activity and logistical support to combat forces. With…

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Technical Instruction for the Benefit of the Togolese Navy

From January 23 to February 5, 2022, the specialists of the naval station of the French Elements in Senegal (EFS) contributed to the reinforcement of the capacities of the Togolese navy relating to the maintenance in operational condition of light boats. The Togolese sailors at the Lomé naval station have acquired new knowledge relating to the repair of fiber hulls…

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Chevalier Paul Trains With French Forces in Djibouti

On January 8, 2022, as part of its deployment in the Indian Ocean, the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Chevalier Paul was able to train with the French Forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDJ). The Chevalier Paul thus supported an offensive action led by Rafales of the Air and Space Force deployed from mainland France against a fictitious country defended by Mirage…

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President Buhari Applauds Nigerian Navy Shipbuilding Efforts

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Navy’s effort in maintaining a steady course in its drive for local content development which is in tandem with the philosophy of the current administration. The President also commended the Nigerian Navy’s effort in the fight against maritime crimes in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea region. He made the commendation today…

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NRP Dom Carlos I Begins Three Month Africa Mission

The mission, lasting about three months, aims to contribute to the knowledge of the maritime environment, scientific development and cooperative security on the west coast of Africa. The NRP D. Carlos I will join the NRP Zaire, a ship that is on a permanent mission in São Tomé and Príncipe. This Portuguese Naval Force will develop activities in support of…

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EUROMARSEC 21: European exercise in the Gulf of Guinea

April 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – On 2 April, off the coast of Ghana , the European Maritime Security 21 , a quadrilateral maritime exercise which saw the participation of the Marine of Italy, France , Spain and Portugal . In the framework of the European Coordinated Maritime Presence initiative, aimed at supporting the so-called “Integrated Approach” of European Union…

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Italian Navy in Exercise OBANGAME EXPRESS 2021

March 28, 2021 (Google Translation) – Yesterday, March 27, 2021, ended off the Ivorian coast, OBANGAME EXPRESS 2021, multinational maritime exercise to guide US Navy. From the African dialect “Fang”, OBANGAME, which literally means “union”, sees the involvement, in addition to US Navy Units, also of the Navies and Maritime Security Forces of almost all West African countries, as well…

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