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.
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