Trinidad and Tobago to Bolster Defence Force with 12 Vessels

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Following a 4-year acquisition programme, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has agreed to purchase twelve vessels for the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force from Damen Shipyards.

The Signing Ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of National Security, Temple Court 1 Building, was attended by Permanent Secretary Carl A. Francis on behalf of the Ministry of National Security and Damen Sales Director Americas Sander van Oord.

Trinidad and Tobago has ordered a complete package of vessels with the aim of enhancing the country’s maritime security and of establishing the foundations of a Maritime Security Wall; thereby creating and sustaining an effective presence in all tiers of Trinidad and Tobago’s maritime domain.

The order includes:

– Four Damen Stan Patrol 5009 Coastal Patrol Vessels
– Two Damen Fast Crew Supply 5009 Utility Vessels
– Six Damen Interceptor DI 1102 Interceptors

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