OCCAR News 08. July 2015 Laying down Ceremony for the 8th Italian FREMM The 8th Italian FREMM ship was laid down on the 12th July 2015 at the Riva Trigoso shipyard. 30. September 2014 OCCAR Information Day in Italy On 30 September 2014, a team headed by OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree gave a comprehensive briefing on OCCAR’s way of working to more than 100 Italian Armed Forces’ staff members. 12. July 2014 Fourth French FREMM frigate “Languedoc” launched The French Navy’s FREMM multi-mission frigate “Languedoc” was launched in Lorient by DCNS on 12 July 2014 in attendance of OCCAR FREMM Programme Division and French defence procurement agency (DGA) representatives.