Guyana orders patrol vessel from French builder

An OCEA 58-metre offshore patrol vessel

The Government of Guyana has selected French shipbuilder OCEA for the construction of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for operation by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF). The vessel will have an aluminium hull, a length of 58 metres, space for 24 crewmembers and up to 30 additional personnel, a...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/ships-naval/guyana-orders-patrol-vessel-from-french-builder/

Bourbon taps French yard for new crewboats for West Africa operations

Rendering of a crewboat ordered by Bourbon Mobility from French shipbuilder Piriou

Bourbon Mobility, the Bourbon Group company that specialises in crew transfer services for the oil and gas industry, has selected French shipbuilder Piriou for the construction of six crewboats in a series. The six crewboats will support the Bourbon Mobility fleet operating in West Africa. Each...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-operations-maintenance/crew-transfer/bourbon-taps-french-yard-for-new-crewboats-for-west-africa-operations/

EuroGreen Maritime seals deal with Equinor for methanol dual-fuel product tanker newbuilds

French shipping company EuroGreen Maritime has landed a seven-year charter deal for four MR product tankers newbuilds with Norwegian energy major Equinor. The vessels, worth more than $250m in total are scheduled for delivery from Wuhu Shipyard in China starting in the first half of 2026 through...

https://splash247.com/eurogreen-maritime-seals-deal-with-equinor-for-methanol-dual-fuel-product-tanker-newbuilds/

Belgian Armed Forces acquires multi-role ROVs

An Exail ROV for mine disposal and other naval missions

The Belgian Armed Forces has taken delivery of six new remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) built by French maritime robotics company Exail. The craft will be used by the Belgian Navy for inspection and disposal of underwater explosive ordnance as well as safeguarding of harbours, coastal areas,...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/specialised-fields/unmanned-craft-non-naval/belgian-armed-forces-acquires-multi-role-rovs/

Edda Wind welcomes newest SOV to fleet

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Edda Wind recently took delivery of a new service operation vessel (SOV) built by Spain’s Balenciaga Shipyard. Edda Goelo will commence operations for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy at Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in France’s Saint-Brieuc Bay. Once on-site, it...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-operations-maintenance/offshore-maintenance/edda-wind-welcomes-newest-sov-to-fleet/

Partnership to build variant of Scorpene-class submarine for Indonesian Navy

French defence manufacturer the Naval Group and Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PAL have entered into an agreement on the construction of a variant of the Scorpene-class diesel-electric submarine tailored to suit the needs of the Indonesian Navy. The contract calls for the construction of two submarines at PAL’s facilities with the Naval Group providing technological assistance. […]

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