Fincantieri has launched the eighth multipurpose FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia in its Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard in Italy.
Capable of operating in all tactical situations, the 144-metre by 19.7-metre Antonio Marceglia will have a displacement at full load of 6,700 tonnes.
The vessel will have a maximum speed of more than 27 knots and will provide accommodation for a 200-person crew.
Her fitout will continue in the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard, with delivery scheduled in 2019.
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