PIRIOU LAUNCHES THE BUILDING OF FIRST OF THREE OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS ORDERED BY SENEGAL
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 symbolises the beginning of the construction of the first deep-sea patrol vessel of OPV 58 S type. Intended for the Senegalese Navy, this ship is the first unit of the contract for the supply of three offshore patrol vessels.
This contract was signed in November 2019 by the Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal and the PIRIOU group, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Senegal and the French ministerial delegation