Search results for: Fassmer

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  • 31 March 2020

    Ecuador’s Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos EP (ASTINAVE EP) shipyard has selected Fassmer’s MPV70 MKII design for the Armada del Ecuador new multipurpose combat vessel program. As informed, the vessel will be built by ASTINAVE EP in Guayaquil with design, engineering, technical support and material packages from Fassmer. The MPV70 MKII is part of a family of […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Fassmer actively participated in the OPV Latin America conference held in Rio de Janeiro on the 21st and 22nd of May. During the Conference organized by IQPC and the Brazilian Navy, Fassmer presented its new Naval OPV, an 80m offshore patrol vessel design aiming at higher threat scenarios and matching the mission requirements of navies […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal and German designer Fassmer hosted over 120 Victorian defence and manufacturing companies for an industry engagement forum in Melbourne. The forum was held to allow the companies to learn about the Austal Fassmer joint venture bid for Australia’s $3 billion Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program. Austal’s vice president defence, Davyd Thomas AO CSC, […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Industry news

    Austal Australia on September 1st, 2017, celebrated the opening of its Adelaide office, which will support the design and production for the $3 billion Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program. Officially welcoming Austal’s expansion into Adelaide were Martin Hamilton-Smith, Minister for Defence Industry (SA), Senator David Fawcett, and several locally based Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Western Australian shipbuilder Austal is establishing a new design and project management office in Adelaide, South Australia, in a bid to secure a contract for the construction of Australian Navy offshore patrol vessels but also to support the company’s expansion into one of Australia’s two major shipbuilding hubs. Austal said the new office will initially […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    German offshore patrol vessels that will be used to patrol the country’s North Sea and Baltic coastlines are set to receive BAE Systems-built 57mm naval guns. The first gun system is scheduled for delivery in 2020. German shipbuilder Fassmer is building three 86-meter OPVs for the German federal police force, Bundespolizei. BP 81 Potsdam, the […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The 84-meter vessel, Bamberg (BP 82), was christened and commissioned in Rostock.

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Timor Leste has agreed to have two Guardian-class pacific patrol boats (PPBs) built by Australian shipbuilder Austal. This was announced by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and Timor-Leste Prime Minister, Mari Alkatiri, at the Asia Pacific conference in Perth, Australia. Timor Leste is a new member of Australia’s Pacific Maritime Security Program which will now build […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian department of defense announced that it has released a request for tender to three shortlisted designers for the $3 billion dollar offshore patrol vessel project. Christopher Pyne, minister for defense industry, said the request for tender will see Damen, Fassmer and Luerssen team up with Australian shipbuilders. The 12 new offshore patrol vessels […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy has awarded shipbuilder Austal a three-year contract for the sustainment of Cape-class patrol boats Cape Fourcruoy and Cape Inscription. The contract is worth AUD18 million and will employ eight directly and 20 indirectly in local contractors and Austal’s own facilities in the Cairns area. The sustainment work will be in addition to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy received its first Cape-class patrol boat during a delivery ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia. The Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Fourcroy is the first of two 58 metre patrol vessels that will be chartered by the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australian Navy, which awarded […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilders ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs Marine and Defence have teamed up to jointly bid for the construction of 12 offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Australian Navy. The two companies are cooperating under a Memorandum of Understanding announced on March 20 by Civmec, a parent company of Forgacs. ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs were jointly chosen by […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal, the West Australian shipbuilding company, is the first to benefit from the Australian shipbuilding program outlined in the recently released Defence White Paper. The company said that it was awarded preferred tenderer status by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Pacific Patrol Boats Replacement (PPBR) Project. Additionally, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed that three […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s six new coastal patrol vessels, to be built by Destini Shipbuilding, will be featuring Kelvin Hughes radars. According to Kelvin Hughes, the vessels will be equipped with a widescreen navigation radar display along with the new type-approved 12kW X-Band radar and an S-Band SharpEye™ radar. Equipment for the first two ships was delivered earlier […]