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  • 13 May 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered four of its Damen SPa 1605 ballistic protected security patrol vessels to C&I Leasing, a Nigerian provider of offshore support vessels. According to Damen, the patrol boats will be used to provide security patrol and escort services for LNG tankers calling in and out of the Nigerian LNG Bonny terminal. The 16-metre […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight patrol boats from the Royal Navy’s 1st Patrol Boat Squadron demonstrated their ability to sail in close formation at high speeds as they returned from the Battle of Jutland commemorations. Eight boats mustered in Leith docks for a day of combined training. The 54-tonne craft normally give students from UK universities an insight into life […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has signed a contract with Austal to build and sustain up to 21 steel-hulled vessels to replace the existing fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats as part of Australia’s new Pacific Maritime Security Program. Austal was previously selected as preferred bidder for the contract. Now, as part of the $280 million contract, Austal […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Cameroonian Navy plans to purchase two 110-foot American patrol boats in 2020, the US Embassy in Cameroon said. With this acquisition, the navy aims to extend its ability to patrol Cameroon’s economic exclusion zone. Through 2017, the United States also provided several Defender-class rigid hull boats to the Cameroonian military for maritime patrols. Starting […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 2 carried out an astern refueling training drill with the Military Sealift Command maritime prepositioning force container, roll-on/roll-off and mobile landing platform USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312) in Guam’s Apra Harbor on May 24. The coastal riverine force has done an astern replenishment at sea a few […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Lürssen Defence, a German naval shipbuilder, is clinging on to an over-a-billion Euro offshore patrol vessel contract with Saudi Arabia amidst the uproar caused by recent executions in the Gulf country. Responding to the talks about sanctions and a possible stop of military exports, the German newspaper Die Welt quoted a media representative of the company […]

  • 8 February 2017

    A patrol boat that served in the Royal Australian Navy was already 30 years when it started service in 1942. Over a century later, the boat is still sailing. Former HMAS Riawe was built in 1912 by well-known Tasmanian shipwright EA ‘Ned’ Jack, at his boatyard on the Tamar River near Launceston, as a workboat for […]

  • 12 November 2019

    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has received a 15-meter patrol boat and an x-ray inspection machine from the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines. The handover ceremony was held at the PCG National Headquarters on November 11, 2019. As explained, the patrol boat and the x-ray inspection machine are aimed at further enhancing maritime safety, […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    German naval shipyard Lürssen has started construction of the 15 patrol vessels for Saudi Arabia under the €1.5 billion (approx $1.63b) contract despite of talks about cancelling the deal amidst the Middle Eastern country’s public executions early January 2016. German news-site Ostsee-Zeitung reported that the German Federal Ministry of Economics confirmed that the production phase of the probably […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Marine engineering company Incat Crowther announced the delivery of Ratayapibanbancha and Arcarachwaratorn catamaran patrol boats for the Royal Thai Police. The pair of 24 meter boats was built by the Bangkok based Seacrest Marine. Ratayapibanbancha and Arcarachwaratorn are based on the Reef Ranger which was designed by Incat Crowther and commenced operation as a patrol […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal has announced that it was contracted to deliver a mid-life remediation program to the Royal Australian Navy’s Armidale Class patrol boat (ACPB) fleet. The company said it would undertake a number of hull remediation and configuration changes as well as planned and corrective maintenance work on up to seven ACPB’s at the company’s Henderson, Western Australia […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Australian shipbuilder Austal has finalized the contract for two Guardian-class Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB) to be built for Timor Leste. As informed, the additional contract is worth A$29.7 million and increases the total program from 19 to 21 vessels. The potential for the extension to the existing PPB contract was first announced last year and […]

  • 25 June 2019

    Australian Defense Force has officially handed over a new Guardian-class patrol boat (GPB) to the Kingdom of Tonga. The handover ceremony took place at Austal Shipyards in Henderson, Western Australia, on June 21, 2019. This is the third of 21 Guardian-class ships that Austal has designed and built as part of the Australian Pacific Boat […]

  • 24 August 2016

    The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats and related equipment, training, and support to Qatar. According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the estimated cost of the sale is $124.02 million. The government of Qatar has also requested the sale of eight M2HB .50 caliber machine guns, forward looking […]

  • 3 January 2019

    US Navy’s Guam-based Mark VI Patrol Boats recently completed a 500 nautical mile long-range transit, in a test of the boats’ operational reach. The two Mark IVs, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1, Detachment (Det.) Guam,helped provide reliable planning factors and considerations to navigate MK VI Patrol Boats to Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Mark […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Palfinger’s marine business and local sales and service partner Palfinger Australia has been contracted by Austal to supply cranes for new Guardian-class patrol boats. By 2023, a total of 21 PK15500M foldable knuckle boom cranes will be delivered to the shipbuilder. The order, for which Austal is designing 21 Guardian Class Patrol Boats, serves 13 […]

  • 16 August 2019

    Australian shipbuilder Austal has signed a contract to construct two Cape-class patrol boats (CCPB) for the Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago (GORTT). As informed, the order is worth around A$126 million. The GORTT contract award follows an announcement by Austal on July 30, 2018, that the GORTT intended to purchase two CCPB. […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has joined the fight against illegal fishing around Niue, securing greater maritime patrols of the Pacific island nation’s waters by having neighboring countries’ boats patrol Niue waters. The agreement was reached during a planning conference on Niue held in late April. Maritime Surveillance Adviser to Tonga, Lieutenant Commander David Ince and […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of five 24-meter patrol boats built for the Qatar Coast Guard at Turkey’s Ares Shipyard has completed the first set of sea trials. According to the UK-based maritime and engineering company BMT Group, the vessels will be built in three different sizes. Five vessels will be 24 metres long while another 10 will measure 34 metres. BMT […]

  • 25 June 2020

    BAE Systems has sold six Pacific 24 rigid inflatable boats to Australia’s Austal for new Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard ships.

  • 5 October 2015

    Austal has officially named the eighth and final Cape Class Patrol Boat Cape York during a ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia on October 2. Cape York is the last of eight Cape-class patrol boats built by Austal for the Australian Border Force (ABF) under an AUD$330million design, construct and in-service support […]

  • 14 January 2015

    Philippine Navy Patrol Gunboat apprehended two fishing boats during the conduct of Naval Patrol long the littoral waters of Pangasinan and La Union on the evening of January 6, 2015. BRP Hilario Ruiz (PG378) skippered by its Acting Commanding Officer Lieutenant Senior Grade John Paul Acio PN caught Fishing Boats Brianna Rae and Esperanza 1 […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal has been awarded an A$324 million contract to design and construct six evolved Cape-class patrol boats (CCPBs) for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). It is the largest contract for an Australian vessel construction program ever awarded to Austal in the company’s 30-year history. The six new vessels, to be constructed at Austal’s Henderson […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    ANBV Naiguatá (GC-23), a littoral patrol boat of the Venezuelan Coast Guard, sank following a collision with a cruise ship off Venezuela’s northern coast last week. The incident took place at around 00:45 on March 30, 2020, according to Venezuela’s defense ministry. The country’s government claimed that the collision occurred in the country’s territorial waters, […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy formally delivered the sixth 35-meter patrol boat (P-305) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr naval facility in Iraq Nov. 3, after the ship successfully completed reactivation in Bahrain, Oct. 23. The seamless reactivation enabled delivery to an Iraqi naval base one week ahead of schedule. “The team has once again succeeded […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Coastal Riverine Squadron Four (CRS-4) conducted well deck operations with the Mark VI patrol boat for the first time aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) May 15. Two Mark VI boats demonstrated their capabilities by mooring and launching multiple times from the well deck of Bataan, accomplishing a major milestone for the craft. […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    As of 2020, technology company Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems onto the market. As informed, the propulsion systems will be made available for patrol boats, work boats, yachts and ferries in a power range extending from around 1,000 kilowatts to 4,000 kilowatts per powertrain. Rolls-Royce is planning […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Cape York, the final of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats built by Austal, has been delivered to the Australian Border Force. Commenting on this $330 million design, build and in-service support contract, Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew Bellamy said: Austal has delivered one Cape Class Patrol vessel approximately every 10 weeks over 2014-2015; which has […]

  • 11 May 2015

    French Navy’s patrol boat FS Pluvier (P 678) sailed into the Lithuanian Klaipėda Seaport for a friendly visit today. The vessel will take a short rest in the port, after which it will continue its deployment on May 13. During the visit her crew and representatives of the Lithuanian Navy will pay tribute to French prisoners of […]