FS Champlain Taking Part in IFREMER in the Indian Ocean

After a first phase of mission marked by the fisheries police and the fight against drug trafficking, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Champlain on a surveillance mission in this part of the Indian Ocean took advantage of a passage to Mayotte to embark three scientists from the French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER). IFREMER…

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Four French Ships Train in Southern Indian Ocean

From August 30 to September 5, four ships of the Armed Forces in the Southern Indian Ocean Zone (FAZSOI) took advantage of a joint period of deployment to conduct specific operational readiness activities. This mutual training was organized in two phases. Between August 30 and September 1, the surveillance frigates (FS) Floréal and Nivôse as well as the patrol vessel…

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FS Champlain Makes First Visit to Tanzania

The Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Champlain made its first stopover in Tanzania. This stopover is part of the Southern Indian Ocean Zone (SURSOI) surveillance mission carried out by the Armed Forces in the Southern Indian Ocean Zone (FAZSOI). This stopover allowed the B crew of the BSAOM Champlain to exchange with Tanzanian sailors, the honorary consul and French…

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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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