Keel Laying of Belgian Minehunter Oostende

The construction of the first of the twelve new mine countermeasures vessels has now really started at the Piriou shipyard in Concarneau, France. The keel was laid on Tuesday 30 November in the presence of the Belgian, Dutch and French naval leaders. At the same time, the names of the new vessels were announced. The rMCM program is a binational…

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KERSHIP Lorient Launches Another OPV for Argentina

May 27, 2021 (Google Translation) – KERSHIP LORIENT launched the hull of a new OPV which will be transported to Concarneau, as for the previous one, for fitting out. The significant load plan of KERSHIP LORIENT, currently fueled by the significant construction programs of KERSHIP, PIRIOU and NAVAL GROUP recently garnered, has led the Lanester-based site to anticipate by launching…

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