Commandant Ducuing Makes Port Call in Senegal

Having set sail from Toulon seven days earlier, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Ducuing moored on August 16 in Dakar for the first stopover of the 158th mandate of Operation CORYMBE . Received by the Chief of Staff of the Navy of Senegal, Lieutenant-Commander Renan Paillereau, commander of the PHM, presented Rear Admiral Oumar Wade with a vessel and…

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French Navy Falcon 50 Fishery Patrols from Dakar

Deployed as part of SAR (Search And Rescue) alerting in Dakar, a Falcon 50M crew from the French Navy carried out a fisheries surveillance mission on August 11, 2021 for the benefit of the Senegalese authorities. Fishing control is a crucial issue in the sub-region. By verifying vessel authorizations, controls make it possible to fight against overfishing and preserve the…

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France Launches 158th Operation Highbush Deployment

On 9 August 2021, the ocean-Patrol (MHP) Commander Ducuing sailed from the naval base of Toulon in order to conduct the 158 th mandate HIGHBUSH operation in the Gulf of Guinea. After entering the CORYMBE area of ​​operation on August 15, the PHM crew are now heading to Dakar (Senegal), the first stage of their deployment, officially marking the start…

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PIRIOU Begins Construction of First of Three OPVs for Senegal

October 21, 2020 – At PIRIOU shipyard in Concarneau (France) took place today the first cutting ceremony in the presence of General Birame DIOP, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Senegal and Admiral Oumar WADE, Chief of Staff of the Navy of Senegal. It symbolizes the beginning of the construction of the first deep-sea patrol vessel of…

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Missions of the French Navy Falcon 50M in the Gulf of Guinea

July 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed 7 days a week and 24 hours a day for the benefit and at the request of its African partners, the Falcon 50M maritime surveillance and response aircraft is based in Dakar and supported by the French elements in Senegal (EFS). It operates in Senegalese and Cape Verdean Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs), and…

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