OCCAR News 02. November 2017 OCCAR awards ESSOR Operational Capability 1 (OC1) contract The OCCAR Director, Arturo Alfonso Meiriño and the a4ESSOR SaS president, Lino Lagana signed today, 2 November, in Bonn the contract for ESSOR Operational Capability 1. 11. April 2017 Logistic Support Ship Fore Section Launch in Castellammare di Stabia The fore section of the new Italian Navy’s Logistic Support Ship (LSS), named Vulcano, was launched on the 10th of April at the FINCANTIERI shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples). 13. February 2017 First Steel Cutting Ceremony for PPA The First Steel Cutting ceremony for the Multipurpose Patrol Ship (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura - PPA) took place in FINCANTIERI’s shipyard, in La Spezia, on 13 February 2017.