FS Commandant Blaison Joins EUNAVFORMED IRINI

Following a technical shutdown from October 2021 to January 2022 and an operational upgrade at the end of February 2022, the high seas patrol vessel (PHM) Commandant Blaison set sail from Brest on April 19 to take part in the operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI. Initially patrolling Gibraltar and then the central Mediterranean, Commander Blaison ‘s sailors took advantage of this patrol…

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Commandant Bouan Takes Part in EUNAVFORMED IRINI

The High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Bouan has been involved in the European operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI since November 17. It now operates under the operational control of the European General Staff based in Rome, commanded by Italian Rear Admiral Stefano Turchetto, alongside four ships from several European nations (Italy, Greece, Romania and Germany). The main objective of the IRINI mission…

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Commandant Bouan Departs Toulon for EUNAVFORMED IRINI

On November 15, 2021, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Bouan set sail from Toulon to join the European Union operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI. Launched on March 31, 2020, this operation aims to enforce the United Nations embargo on arms to Libya with air, space and sea resources, but also to prevent the illicit export of oil from Libya, to contribute…

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