06 October, 2016 B2M 'BOUGAINVILLE' leaves Brest towards Papeete

Following 'D'ENTRECASTEAUX', departure of Multimission vessel 'BOUGAINVILLE' , the second unit of the ‘B2M’ programme under implementation by KERSHIP. 

Thursday October 6th, 2016 the B2M multimission vessel 'BOUGAINVILLE' left Brest. 

Her crew is sailing westward for a long journey to Polynesia they will reach in December after several stopovers. Their new Papeete home port will be their base for future missions of presence, patrol and protection of the French interests in a large 5 million km² Economic Exclusive Zone.