Future USS Beloit Christened and Launched

The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 29, the future USS Beloit. Ship sponsor, Major General Marcia M. Anderson, USA (Ret.) christened Littoral Combat Ship LCS 29, the future USS Beloit, prior to her launch into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) Shipyard on May 7, 2022. “Lockheed Martin is confident that the sailors…

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Fincantieri Delivers Second Al Zubarah Class Corvette for Qatar

The delivery of the corvette “Damsah”, the second of the Al Zubarah-class of four vessels ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place April 28th at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements, was attended by Brigadier General Abdulla…

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Fincantieri Launches Fourth Qatari Corvette

The launching of the corvette Semaisma, the fourth of the Al Zubarah-class of four vessels ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements, was attended by H.E. Khalid bin Yousef…

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ITS Paolo Thaon di Revel Delivered at La Spezia

The delivery of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ship (PPA – Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura) “Paolo Thaon di Revel”, first of seven vessels, took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) March 18, 2022. The PPAs are built at the Integrated Shipyard of Riva Trigoso and Muggiano, with deliveries expected until 2026, and they are part of the renewal plan of…

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Fincantieri Launches Frigate Giovanni delle Bande Nere

February 12, 2022 marked the technical launch of the fourth Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ship (PPA – Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura) “Giovanni delle Bande Nere” took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Genoa). This PPA, to be delivered in 2024, is the first in “full” version, which means equipped for a complete defence ability, and the first to be supplied with…

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First Steel Cut for French AOR Jacques Stosskopf

The steel cutting of the bow section for the 2nd FLOTLOG type logistic support units LSS (Logistic Support Ship) ordered by Chantiers de l’Atlantique to Fincantieri under the LSS program, took place on 1 February 2022 in Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia shipyard. This section will be part of the 2nd FL LSS named “Jacques Stosskopf”, scheduled to be delivered in 2025,…

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Fincantieri Marine Group Joins Green Marine

Fincantieri Marine Group is the newest participant in Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. World-class shipbuilder, Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), and state-of-the-art aluminum construction facility, Fincantieri ACE Marine are the first two shipyards in Wisconsin to join the environmental program and thereby assess their environmental performance for continual improvement. “Fincantieri has a…

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Fincantieri Begins Construction of U212NFS Submarines

Production activities for the first of 2 new-generation submarines, as part of the U212NFS (Near Future Submarine) acquisition program of the Italian Navy, started today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The program, which also envisages relevant in-service support, an option for 2 additional units, as well as the creation of a Training Center, is led by OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe…

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Fincantieri to Build Second LSS for the Italian Navy

The consortium – Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa (RTI) – led by Fincantieri has signed with OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the international organization for joint armament cooperation) a contract for the construction of a second Logistic Support Ship (LSS) for the Italian Navy, which also includes the option for a third ship. The LSS will be entirely built…

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Fincantieri and Naval Group Affirm Naviris MMPC Program

Genoa/Paris/Rome/Madrid, December 13, 2021- Fincantieri, Naval Group, with their joint-venture Naviris, and Navantia boost their cooperation for the Modular Multirole Patrol Corvette (MMPC) program and reaffirm their will to work together in order to develop the first common naval capability in Europe. In this context, a consortium led by Fincantieri, Naval Group and Navantia and coordinated by Naviris submitted on…

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