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Friday, July 10, 2015

Royal Moroccan Navy Ordered a 50 Meters LCT Landing Craft Tank from PIRIOU Shipyard

Piriou 50 meters LCT (Landing Craft Tank)French Shipyard PIRIOU based in Concarneau (Brittany) has just won a contract with the Royal Moroccan Navy for a 50 meters LCT (Landing Craft Tank) which will be operated in the coastal waters of Morocco. This new unit will be built in France with delivery expected in mid-2016.

The contract also includes training in Concarneau for the first crew (for both operation of the vessel and maintenance training).

Pascal Piriou, CEO of the group, said: "This first contract with the Royal Moroccan Navy is not only a great honor but also the confirmation of our breakthrough in the field of defense and State Action at Sea. It is especially a first step in Morocco, a country where our expertise and our civilian and military products, will find, I hope, opportunities."

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