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Swiftships Delivers the First Two Egyptian Coastal Patrol Crafts
For immediate release: Dec 9, 2010

For Immediate Release

Swiftships delivers the first two Egyptian Coastal Patrol Craft, Hulls 595 and 596.  These two craft are part of a larger Foreign Military Sales Program awarded sole source to Swiftships by the United States Navy.  The next phase of the program includes building four additional craft from Swiftships’ kits in Alexandria Egypt as part of a co-production program.


 

Dignitaries included:

RADM Ossama El Gendy, Egyptian Naval Chief of Staff

Mr. Arthur Divens, Executive Director, Program Executive Office, Ships

RADM Joseph Rixey, Director Navy International Programs Office

Brig Gen Abdel-Aziz, Director Egyptian Procurement Office Washington D.C.

Mr. Frank McCarthey, Program Manager, Support Ships, Boats and Craft

Captain Steven Mitchell, Deputy Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast

Mr. Lutfi Hassan, CEO Swiftships

Mr. Calvin Leleux, President Swiftships

Captain Jeffery M. Perin, USN, Ret. Vice President Swiftships

The Mayor of Morgan City and members of the City Council

St. Mary Parish Councilmen


 

Above: Mr. Lutfi Hassan, CEO Swiftships and Calvin Leleux, welcomes RADM Ossama El Gendy, Egyptian Naval Chief of Staff and the Egyptian Delegation to the Delivery Ceremony.

 

 

Above: RADM Ossama El Gendy, Egyptian Naval Chief of Staff presents Lutfi Hassan CEO, Swiftships with a gift commemorating the delivery of the two Coastal Patrol craft.

 

 

Above: Mr. Calvin Leleux presents Mr. Arthur Divens, Executive Director, Program Executive Office, Ships, with the Shipbuilder’s Delivery Plaque.

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