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Mauritius: A new ship of maritime surveillance, CGS Barracuda, officially put in water on Friday in India




Mauritius: A new ship of maritime surveillance, CGS Barracuda, officially put in water on Friday in India
The new patrol vessel of Mauritius, the CGS Barracuda, built the great peninsula, will be launched officially, on Friday, in Kolkata in India in the presence of several Mauritian officials, including the High Commissioner of Mauritius in India, Arye Kumar Jagessur.
 
The CGS Barracuda, long of 75 meters and can browse 5,000 nautical miles at a speed of 20 knots will be operational for the month of September 2014.

Equipped with high technology and advanced systems of electronic navigation equipment, the patrol will deploy in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for various monitoring missions, and will fight against piracy, illegal fishing and drug trafficking.
 
The new patrol will also make its contribution to search and rescue operations carried out in Mauritian waters, as indicated in newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.



Fabrice François


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