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  • 16 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    French shipbuilder OCEA is ready to launch the 84-meter offshore patrol vessel OPV 270 for the Philippines Coast Guard at its Les Sables d’Olonne site on July 17. The shipbuilder says the vessel is the “largest aluminium OPV built in the world”. It is built under a contract from late 2017, which included construction of […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Coast Guard’s future offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang has passed its first sea trials, the French shipbuilder in charge of delivering the vessel announced. The milestone was achieved three months after the OPV was launched by OCEA at its Les Sables d’Olonne site. Hailed as the world’s largest aluminium OPV by the […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Philippines Coast Guard has contracted French shipbuilder OCEA for the delivery of four 24-meter patrol boats and one 84-meter offshore patrol vessel, the French company announced on January 8. According to the French shipbuilder, the smaller boats will be based on the company’s FPB 72 MKII design while the larger patrol vessel will be based […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Ocea has completed construction works on the final two Boracay-class FPB 72 MKII fast patrol boats for the Philippine Coast Guard. The company informed that the final two of four boats – Malamawi and Kalanggaman – were loaded onto a cargo vessel going to Subic on October 16, 2018. The two first units, Boracay and Panglao, […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Navantia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Veercraft Marine, the shipbuilding company located in South Africa, in which both parties wish to collaborate with regards to the construction of Offshore Patrol Vessels and Inshore Patrol Vessels for the South Africa Navy, in relation with BIRO Project. The objective of both companies is to identify […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy has taken delivery of its third 105m Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NPOV), named INS SUMEDHA. With today’s delivery, Goa Shipyard achieved a milestone of 200 delivered vessels and joined the elite class of shipbuilders. The OPV was in-house built and the largest constructed ship by Goa Shipyard for the Indian Navy. Goa […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The OPV Gowind L’Adroit is intrinsically a powerful means of dissuasion and action to ensure maritime security. The L’Adroit can be equipped with lethal and non lethal guns and other weapons, all true assets when used at the right time and place. The French Navy equipped the L’Adroit with a 20 mm gun hosted on […]

  • 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, […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

      Minister for Justice Equality & Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D., has announced that the building of new Naval Service offshore patrol vessels (OPV) ships is well underway. The keel laying ceremony of the first of two OPV’s took place at Babcock Marine’s shipyard in north Devon. Senior representatives of the Naval Service and the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Indian Navy received the fourth 105 m class Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) INS Sumitra on 16 July, 2014.   Goa Shipyard Limited was contracted to design and build the four NOPVs in order to reinforce the country’s maritime defence. INS Sumitra, the Indian Navy’s largest Offshore Patrol Vessel, is fitted with a large number of […]

  • 8 July 2015

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ‘Alborán’, currently engaged in the albacore surveillance and protection campaign off Cape Finisterre, assisted a Spanish fishing boat with a fisherman with a stroke on board. Given the seriousness of the cerebrovascular accident, it was decided to medevac the fisherman by helicopter. On Friday 3rd the OPV received a distress call […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group has brought in British company Babcock International to provide platform engineering design for the design and construction phases of the United States Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) class vessels. Under the contract, Babcock will deliver a whole ship 3D model, selected systems and production support as part of the new design work, […]

  • 20 September 2019

    HMS Medway (P223), the second of the Royal Navy’s new River-class offshore patrol vessels (OPV), has been officially welcomed into the navy with her commissioning ceremony at Chatham Dockyard on September 19, 2019. The Portsmouth-based OPV sailed to the docks in Kent on the River Medway – the waterway she’s named after – for the […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Sri Lankan Navy is to commission the first of two India-built offshore patrol vessels, SLNS Sayural, after it is delivered in a ceremony set for July 22. According to India’s Hindustan Times, the 105 meter long OPV is expected to be inducted into Sri Lanka Navy service on August 2. The two OPVs, built […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The two vessels were retired after only ten years of service.

  • 3 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Admiralty Shipyards Launches Sub Krasnodar Admiralty Shipyards held a ceremonial launching of diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 25. USS Farragut Sent to Help Maersk Tigris U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain answered a distress call yesterday morning issued by the Maersk Tigris container ship, after an Iranian Navy ship fired […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The new generation Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), INS Sumitra, built by Goa Shipyard Limited for the Indian Navy, will be formally commissioned  by Admiral Robin K Dhowan PVSM, AVSM,  YSM, ADC, Chief of Naval Staff  on 4th September 2014 at Chennai.   The state-of-the-art warship will join Eastern Naval Command at Chennai for nation’s maritime surveillance and coastal […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a £20 million contract to buy parts for the Royal Navy’s 3 new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).   It was announced in November last year that MOD would purchase the ships which will be built, subject to approval, by BAE Systems. Yesterday, 12 March, during a visit […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    While the first block of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Argentine Navy was already assembled in Concarneau, French defense minister Florence Parly visited the site of shipbuilder Piriou to mark the official start of construction under the EUR280 million contract. The visit took place on April 19 and follows a February announcement […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    India’s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) delivered the second advanced offshore patrol vessel ‘SLNS Sindurala’ to the Sri Lankan Navy in a ceremony in India on March 22. The 105-meter vessel was delivered 25 days ahead of schedule, according to the shipbuilder. The two OPVs, built under a US$ 155 million contract, will be the largest vessels […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    After delivering the first modernized Ka-27M multirole helicopter to the Russian Navy in December 2016, Rostec subsidiary Russian Helicopters is ready for serial delivery of the Ka-27m aircraft to the Russian Navy. After the first modernized unit passed all tests, the Russian defense ministry in late June approved the Ka-27M helicopter for serial production. The […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Eastern Shipbuilding Group a contract modification to procure long lead time materials for the first offshore patrol cutter (OPC). The total value of the option is $41.68 million. This covers the initial order of components and materials necessary to support the cutter’s construction including propeller and steering components, marine diesel […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ‘Meteoro’ has been actively participating in the anti-pollution efforts after the Russian trawler ‘Oleg Naydenov’ sank south of Gran Canaria. The OPV was activated on April 23rd to provide support to the cleaning campaign, since these patrol boats are adequately fitted with pollution fighting equipment. Once deployed, the ‘Meteoro’ worked […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy floated out the SIGMA design-based long-range off-shore patrol vessel (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) in a ceremony in Oaxaca on November 23. The launch ceremony of ARM Reformador – as the vessel is named – coincided with Mexican Navy Day. The 107-meter ship was floated out with a Sikorsky helicopter on board and […]

  • 21 May 2015

    Spanish Navy’s OPV Tarifa is starting a new Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization campaign. The vessel left its homeport of Cartagena yesterday, May 20, and is sailing to Newfoundland, Canada. OPV Tarifa will conduct fisheries inspection and surveillance. Its contribution to the campaign will last for a month and a half, and the vessel is scheduled to return home […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Korea, Philippines and More to Discuss Active OPV Requirements at Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia-Pacific 2012 Admiral Datuk Mohd Amdan bin Kurish, Director General, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has recently come on board the largest and most important OPV gathering of Coast Guards and Navies in the Asia-Pacific region. The MMEA […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri officially started construction of the first of two Qatari Navy offshore patrol vessels in a ceremony at its Muggiano shipyard on February 27. The two OPVs will be built as part of a larger, 4 billion euro, contract which will see Finantieri deliver a total of seven surface vessels to the Qatari […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has modified its contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) to begin construction of the second offshore patrol cutter (OPC) and acquire long lead-time material (LLTM) for the third OPC. As informed, the second OPC, to be named Chase, is slated for delivery in 2023. The total value of the construction […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), yesterday announced its partnership agreement with DCNS to submit a proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). VT Halter Marine will be the prime […]