President Buhari Applauds Nigerian Navy Shipbuilding Efforts

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Navy’s effort in maintaining a steady course in its drive for local content development which is in tandem with the philosophy of the current administration. The President also commended the Nigerian Navy’s effort in the fight against maritime crimes in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea region. He made the commendation today…

Read More

Albwardy Damen Launches LST for Nigerian Navy

The new, 100-meter LST 100 for the Nigerian Navy has been launched at Albwardy Damen, Sharjah, UAE a few months ago. On completion the 100-metre, roll-on-roll-off landing ship will have the capacity to accommodate a crew of 32 and 250 Embarked Marine Forces personnel. The vessel also has deck space for vehicles, a helicopter/UAV deck and significant space for cargo,…

Read More

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)…

Read More

Damen Lays Keel for Nigerian Landing Craft

February 17, 2020 – On 9th December Damen Shipyards Sharjah in the UAE held a keel-laying ceremony for a landing craft for the Nigerian Navy, an LST 100. The start of the vessel’s construction was attended by Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas. Damen has designed the LST 100 for a range of duties including amphibious operations,…

Read More