Home News 31. March 2012 SECOND ITALIAN MULTIPURPOSE FRIGATE LAUNCHED: VIRGINIO FASAN On 31st March 2012, another significant FREMM Programme high level objective was achieved. At Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard the Italian frigate “Virginio FASAN” was launched. 21. September 2010 Arrival of the French FREMM Frigate Aquitaine Sea Trials Crew in Lorient The arrival of the first-of-class French FREMM frigate Aquitaine sea trials crew in Lorient in September 2010 represents an important landmark in the progress of the FREMM Programme.