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Second Project Hotel Survey Motor Boat launched

The second of three survey motor boats has been launched in Cape Town under Project Hotel, the acquisition of a new hydrographic survey capability...

France donates boats to Togo

France has donated two semi-rigid patrol boats to Togo’s navy, which will use them to combat piracy and other maritime crimes. The vessels were officially...

Egypt getting Lurssen patrol boats

Egypt will be receiving nine Lurssen patrol boats from Germany under a 130 million euro deal after the contract with the original customer, Saudi...

Royal and Egyptian Navies exercise off Alexandria

Beach assaults, fast jet attacks and speedboats weaving between frigate and destroyers marked a major demonstration of Anglo-Egyptian naval forces in Alexandria. UK flagship HMS...

Ocea vessels on their way to Nigeria

Two new vessels are on their way to join the Nigerian Navy from France’s Ocea shipbuilder, and should arrive in country later this month. The...

Sudan receives Russian training vessel

Sudan’s navy has taken delivery of a training vessel donated by Russia as part of bilateral military cooperation between the two countries. The vessel arrived...

French shipyard Ocea delivers first C-Falcon interceptor to Nigerian Navy

Ocea has announced that the first of four C-Falcon interceptors has been delivered to the Nigerian Navy (NN), after sea trials were conducted. The...

Sierra Leone Armed Forces takes delivery of four patrol boats

The Sierra Leone Defence Force Maritime Wing has taken delivery of four patrol boats that were donated by the government of South Korea. The four...

USS Hershel Williams Arrives in Spain after Africa tour

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain, on 22 October, marking the end of a...

Piriou begins construction of first Senegalese patrol vessel

French shipyard Piriou has launched construction of the first of three OPV 58S offshore patrol vessels for Senegal’s navy. The first steel was cut on...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...