Piriou Shipyard Launches Second Offshore Patrol Vessel Ordered By Senegalese Navy
The launch of the ‘NIANI’, the second OPV 58 S (Offshore Patrol Vessel) destined for the Senegalese Navy, happened yesterday (13 September 2022) afternoon in Concarneau (29). The launch of the ‘NIANI’, the second offshore patrol vessel destined for the Senegalese Navy, happened yesterday afternoon in Concarneau (29). This stage marks a major step within the progress of the programme for the provision of three offshore patrol vessels. This stage marks a major step within the progress of the programme for the provision of three offshore patrol vessels. It additionally features a assist interval lasting a number of years in Senegal.
“It is a vital occasion for this boat but additionally extra broadly for the OPV58S programme! Because of the motivation of the PIRIOU and KERSHIP personnel and the continual working partnership with the representatives of the Senegalese Naval Employees, we’re progressing in response to schedule,”Vincent Faujour, Chairman of the PIRIOU Group mentioned.
The OPV 58 S is a sturdy 62 m patrol vessel with excellent versatility and excessive endurance. The OPV 58 S is devoted to missions equivalent to surveillance, identification and intervention, and fulfils the whole vary of missions associated to legislation enforcement. Along with her deployment potential -intervention RHIBs- she possesses a primary rank deterrence capability because of her anti-surface and anti-aircraft weapon programs. Constructed with the assist and experience of its accomplice firm KERSHIP (the joint firm between PIRIOU and Naval Group), the programme of building of those three patrol vessels is unfold over a interval of 44 months, till summer season 2024.
Concerned in shipbuilding, restore, naval engineering and providers since 1965, Piriou is specialised in manufacturing vessels of as much as 120 m in size. PIRIOU is now established in Asia (Vietnam), Africa (Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Senegal), within the Indian Ocean (La Réunion) and Europe (mainland France, Romania). Furthermore, the group intends to proceed its worldwide improvement and retains being in keeping with its technique -Be the place our clients want us- with ongoing tasks of firm and improvement.
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