Brief Brief Brief IRINI – First approach agreed for Commander Bouan

Engaged in the European Union operation EUNAVFORMED IRINI, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Bouan carried out on November 24, 2021, a ” friendly” approach on the merchant vessel NS Consult , flying the Liberian flag. . The concept of agreed approach aims to offer ships present in the IRINI operation’s mandate area to embark a small team of sailors…

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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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Commandant Bouan on West Africa Patrol

June 24, 2021 (Google Translation) – On 17 June, Commander Bouan arrived in southern Nigeria. He thus began a new stage of his mission in the Gulf of Guinea: the fight against piracy. In this area where piracy is on the increase, the presence of a navy vessel makes it possible to reassure commercial vessels and to deter bad intentions.…

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FS Commandant Bouan Deploys to Gulf of Guinea

May 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – The crew of the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Bouan successfully completed its Operational Preparation (MECO) on May 8, 2021 and obtained its operational qualification. This MECO course aimed at preparing the departure of the PHM in operation CORYMBE, enabled the crew to sharpen their skills and reflexes. The internship began with three days…

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Commandant Bouan Exercises with Nigerian Navy

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After seven months, the ocean patrol vessel Commander Bouan made his second stopover in Lagos. It made it possible to illustrate a clear progression in cooperation actions between the French and Nigerian Marines. For six days, including two at sea, Commander Bouan provided a wide range of training (combat first aid, visit operation, cyber)…

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