French, Bangladesh and Indian Navy Ships Visit Sri Lanka

Four ships belong to the French, Bangladesh and Indian navies arrived in Colombo and Hambantota on official visits on 08th and 09th March 2022. Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ships in precision with naval tradition. The Support and Assistance Ship ‘Loire’ of the French Navy arrived at the port of Colombo on 08th March and BNS ‘Prottasha’, a Corvette…

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Foreign Ship Arrivals at Visakhapatnam for MILAN 2022

The Harbor Phase of MILAN 2022 from 25 – 28 Feb 2022 would allow participating navies to discuss maritime subjects of common concern and share solutions. The professional competitions and conferences planned during this phase shall build the operational tempo for the Sea Phase planned from 01-04 Mar 22. This Phase would be utilized to consolidate upon the lessons learnt…

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Loire Busy With Training in the Mediterranean

After refueling the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Auvergne in operation CHAMMAL in February 2021, crew B of the metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) Loire continues to explore this capacity to refuel, but this time- here with the type frigate La Fayette (FLF) Guépratte, during the GABIAN exercise which took place off Toulon. This maneuver, the first of its kind on…

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Loire Monitors Maritime Approaches to the Mediterranean

After 4 months of preparation on land, crew B of the Loire metropolitan surveillance and assistance building took charge of the boat on July 29 and set sail on August 2. Before starting its maritime surveillance mission (SURMAR), it was to the sound of its foghorn and under particularly ideal weather conditions that the vessel had the honor of giving…

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FS Loire Busy in the Mediterranean

August 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Engaged since August 11, 2020 in a mission to monitor metropolitan maritime approaches on the Mediterranean coast, the Loire metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) led on August 17 and 18, in relation with the maritime prefecture of the Mediterranean and CROSS MED (*), several actions of assistance at sea to boaters in difficulty.…

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FS Loire Assists FV La Bernadette off Port Pothuau

August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the night of August 13 to 14, 2020, crew A of the Bâtiment de Support et d’Assistance Métropolitain (BSAM) Loire , monitoring maritime approaches along the coast of Provence, came to the aid of a fishing vessel, La Bernadette , in engine damage off Port Pothuau. Faced with the impossibility of carrying out…

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