Morocco has ordered a 50 m landing craft tank (LCT) from Piriou, the French shipyard announced on 9 July.

French shipyard Piriou has been contracted to build a 50 m landing craft tank (LCT), the company announced on 9 July.

The new vessel will be built at Piriou’s Concarneau shipyard in Brittany, northwest France, and is expected to be delivered in mid-2016. Designed by Piriou Ingenierie, the LCT 50 is based on a proven commercial design previously built by Piriou. The contract also includes operator and maintainer training in Concarneau for the first crew. […]