Dumont d’Urville Transports Oxygen to Fort de France

In order to secure West Indian hospital capacities, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville carried out two rotations, from August 11 to 18 and then from August 21 to 27, 2021, between Guyana and the West Indies. to transport seven iso-containers, or more than 200 m3, of liquid oxygen. The number of hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 has…

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Joint PASSEX for ARM Guanajuato & FS Dumont d’Urville

March 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, March 16, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville trained with the Mexican corvette Guanajuato and its on-board Panther helicopter. After two common maneuvers, a tactical evolution followed by a presentation for refueling at sea, the two units carried out a rescue exercise including the recovery of a man overboard…

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Dumont d’Urville Transits the Panama Canal

March 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – Leaving the Caribbean Sea for a few days to make a stopover in Panama City from February 27 to March 2, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville twice crossed the Panama Canal on February 26 and March 2. This passage of more than 80 kilometers, crossed in 9 hours, had not…

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Colombia Applauds French Assistance at the San Andres Islands

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of international cooperation between the Colombian Navy and the French Navy, the ship “Dumont D’Urville” joined the logistical support for the reconstruction of the department of San Andrés Islas. The ship made a visit to the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base where it was received by Rear Admiral Juan Ricardo Rozo Obregón,…

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FS Dumont D’Urville Trained with Jamaica Defense Force

February 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – From February 9 to 12,2021, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville conducted joint training and patrol with the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) Coast Guard in as part of the CAOUANNE 2021 mission. 1. After an operational stopover in Kingston (Jamaica) from February 5 to 9, the Dumont d’Urville first gave a…

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FS Dumont D’Urville Trains Marines at Martinique

September 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday, September 2 in the early hours of the morning, the overseas support and assistance building (BSAOM) Dumont D’Urville approached the port of Marigot in the north-east of Martinique. On this Atlantic coast windswept, a section of the 1 st company of the 33 th Marine Infantry Regiment (RIMA) is preparing to embark.…

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FS Dumont d’Urville Budy for Hurricane Season

August 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – At the dawn of the peak of the hurricane season, the overseas support and assistance building Dumont D’Urville will deliver until September 3, 2020 more than 4 tons of humanitarian material to 5 Caribbean countries. This logistical assistance for the armed forces in the Antilles comes at the request of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency…

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Dumont D’Urville Rescues Two Guadeloupe Fishermen

July 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – Alerted on Wednesday 1st July by the Regional Operational Center Surveillance and Rescue in the Antilles and Guiana (CROSS AG), the top military commander in the West Indies ordered sending the support ship and overseas aid (BSAOM) Dumont D’Urville to assist two fishermen who went to sea the previous evening on board a fishing…

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Dumont d’Urville Prepares for Hurricane Season

May 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – Based in Fort-de-France, the overseas support and assistance building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville, admitted to active service on April 17, brings to the armed forces in the Antilles (FAA) a new light amphibious capability . Among the means of this particularly versatile new building is indeed a service boat capable of transporting and disembarking vehicles,…

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