French Navy Assists in Wakashio Grounding in Mauritius

August 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – On July 25, 2020, the MV Wakashio ran aground on reefs located at the south-eastern tip of Mauritius. Due to the oil spill at sea, the armed forces in the southern Indian Ocean zone (FAZSOI) mobilized and intervened in support of their Mauritian partner in order to fight against marine pollution. On August 6,…

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FS Champlain Donates Fuel to Madagascar Navy

May 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – On May 16, the overseas support and assistance building (BSAOM) Champlain made a technical stopover in Diego-Suarez, Madagascar, in order to supply the Malagasy patrol vessel Trozona. Twenty cubic meters of diesel fuel for navigation were thus delivered free of charge. Despite the constraints imposed by the current health situation in terms of physical…

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