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  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Two multi-purpose patrol ships to be built for the Bulgarian Navy, including armament, equipment and communication systems, will cost the country €419M, Nikolay Nenchev, Bulgarian Defence Minister said. Bulgarian News agency Novinite reported the minister saying that the two vessels would be built within three and a half to six years. The newspaper further said that the government held […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered ICGS Aryaman, the eighteenth vessel in the series of twenty fast patrol vessels under construction for the Indian Coast Guard. The ceremony was held June 17 in Kochi and was attended by Indian Coast Guard and shipyard officials. The company has delivered 7 of the patrol boats so far this year. ICGS Aryaman […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish patrol vessel Cazadora (P78) will sail into the port of Malaga, Spain, for a visit over the weekend. The vessel will be open to visitors on Saturday and Sunday, and is scheduled to continue its deployment on Monday, November 9. Cazadora is currently deployed on a maritime surveillance mission. Built as a corvette, Cazadora underwent major modification works in […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Croatia launched its first inshore patrol vessel in the construction hall of the Brodosplit shipyard in Split on June 3. This is the first of a planned five patrol vessels that will be built for the Croatian Coast Guard under a HRK 385,4 million (approx. US$58.5m) contract signed between the Croatian ministry of defense and […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has received an order for six patrol vessels from the Dutch Police. As informed, all six ships will be built at Damen’s headquarters in Gorinchem in the Netherlands and are due for delivery between 2019 and 2021. Intended for Zeehavenpolitie and Landelijke Eenheid units, three of the newbuilds are seagoing — the Stan […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    As part of the Italian Navy’s renewal plan, another Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship has been ordered for its fleet. OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement) has ordered the consortium (Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa – RTI) consisting of Fincantieri, agent, and Finmeccanica, through its subsidiary Selex ES, one more patrol vessel activating the related contract […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Yesterday, June 10, Cochin Shipyard launched the sixteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 516) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ‘ICGS ARNVESH’ and launched in a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. The Keel of BY – 517, the seventeenth FPV for the Indian Coast Guard, was laid on the same day. CSL […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Vessels

    HMS Medway, the second of the Royal Navy’s next-generation patrol ships, will debut in Portsmouth in the New Year after completing her maiden sea trials. The offshore patrol vessel (OPV) spent 15 days in the Firth of Clyde testing her engines, maneuverability, sensors and main cannon under a mixed civilian/Royal Navy crew under Admiralty Trials […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Vessels

    The Portuguese Navy’s new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) NRP Setúbal has completed sea trials. As explained, the trials were designed to test the ship in extreme operational conditions. They consisted of actions that evaluated the behavior and maneuver in the sea, the response of the propulsion and electrical systems, as well as the respective automation […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian Goa Shipyards Ltd launched an ‘Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel’ for the Sri Lanka Navy on June 10. The launching ceremony in Goa was attended by the secretary to the Ministry of Defence and the Sri Lanka Navy commander among other dignitaries. The 105 meter long 13.6 meter wide ship will cost $74 million when the project […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British multinational defence company BAE Systems today, January 29, signed a contract with the Thai shipbuilding company Bangkok Dock to assist in the licensed construction of a second 90 metre Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy. Under the agreement, BAE Systems will provide engineering support and advice during construction of the vessel in Thailand. BAE […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Vessels

    Philippine Navy’s offshore patrol vessel BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16) caught fire in the Indian Ocean on 7 May. The incident occurred a few hours after the ship departed Port of Cochin, India, for Manila convoy with landing platform dock BRP Davao Del Sur (LD602). The two ships made a stop in India to pick up […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Launching of China’s largest state of the art patrol vessel, Haixun 01, was held on July 28, in Hubei province, marking the country’s push forward to modernization of its surveillance fleet, China daily reports. The 128.6 meter long vessel weighs 5,418 tons and it can develop 37 km per hour speed. It was built by […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel Vigía set sail from Cadiz to conduct a series of activities in Africa as part of the Spanish government’s Defense Diplomacy Plan and a follow-on of the Africa Partnership Station (APS) initiative. These deployments are intended to enhance maritime security and to carry out cooperative security operations in West Africa […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ulstein Group, a company engaged in ship building and ship design activities, presents their Discovery Series concept, which includes three different vessels in the Exploration, Cruising and Coastal patrolling categories. The vast areas of the unexplored has inspired ULSTEIN to come up with new concepts and developments. Tore Ulstein, deputy CEO of Ulstein Group, said: Based […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Vessels

    Chittagong Dry Dock Limited (CDDL) has received a contract to build six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Bangladesh Navy. The construction of the new ships is part of the long-term modernization program of the Bangladesh Armed Forces. According to CDDL, the OPVs will be built at a local shipyard in joint collaboration with […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Croatian Navy received the lead ship of a new generation of inshore patrol vessels in a ceremony at the Admiral flote Sveto Letica – Barba navy base in Split, on December 7. During the acceptance ceremony, the vessel was also officially named ‘Omiš’ with pennant number OOB-31 (OOB standing for inshore patrol vessel). Omiš was […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Servowatch has completed BAE System’s Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of the fully integrated platform management system it has built for the Royal Navy’s offshore patrol vessels. Servowatch is a supplier of advanced integrated ship control systems and will now integrate the IPMS package at BAE Systems’ shipyard on the River Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland, where the next-generation OPVs are currently […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish offshore patrol vessel ESPS Tornado spotted two suspicious vessels in the Gulf of Cadiz while conducting a series of training activities on Friday, October 9. When detected, the vessels attempted an escape at high speed and in opposite directions. In their flight, they threw several bundles of drugs overboard. As Tornado was conducting observation of […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel Vencedora (P79) took a short break from its operations in the city of Malaga. The vessel, which is deployed on a maritime patrol mission in the Gulf of Cadiz and the Alboran Sea, sailed into Malaga on Sunday, August 23, and departed the city this morning. While in port, the vessel […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities

    Today the Canadian Coast Guard inaugurated its newest Hero-class mid-shore patrol vessel, CCGS A. LeBlanc into the fleet. This vessel will be used mainly to enforce fisheries regulations in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Since 2009, the Government of Canada has delivered many new vessels to the Canadian Coast Guard, including: […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Construction of the final Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) took an important step forward today, as the Minister of State for Defence Procurement started a computer-guided laser to cut the first piece of hull. During a visit to BAE Systems’ Govan yard in Glasgow, Defence Minister Philip Dunne saw progress on the build of […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Tunisian Navy has recently expanded its fleet with two patrol boats. The vessels, ordered from US-based SAFE Boats International, will provide the Tunisian Navy with enhanced capability to conduct search and rescue operations (SAR) and extended offshore patrols. Featuring dual 1600hp diesel engines, shock mitigating seating, climate control and navigation package, the vessels are capable of speeds […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    An Taoiseach and Irish Minister for Defence Mr. Enda Kenny, T.D. has announced that an order has been placed with Babcock Marine for the 3rd Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Irish Naval Service.   A vessel replacement strategy for the Naval Service has been in progress since 2007 to provide for the replacement of existing […]

  • 23 May 2011

    On 20 May, ESPS INFANTA ELENA, the Spanish patrol vessel finished asan EU NAVFOR warship after 84 days proudly flying the European Flag.   During her days at sea she was committed in conducting surface search, patrolling and safeguarding the coast of Somalia, as well as escorting multiple vessels chartered by the World Food Program […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has selected Germany’s MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main propulsion engines for the navy’s two new 41-meter patrol vessels. Marsun Shipyard in Thailand will construct the newbuilds with delivery scheduled for August 2020. As informed, each vessel will be powered by two MAN 16V175D-MM, IMO Tier II engines, each rated […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) delivered the second Patrol Vessel RNOV Shinas to the Omani Navy. The Company also held the Naming Ceremony for the third PV RNOV Sadh built for the Navy. The contract for the design and build of the four Al-Ofouq Class of PVs was awarded by the Ministry of Defence of […]