On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that Damen is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO.
Tag Archives : Patrol Vessel
21 Aug 2020
The Dominican Navy (Armada de Republica Dominicana) took delivery of, and commissioned, its first Near Coastal Patrol Vessel (NCPV). The vessel, Betelgeuse (102), was donated by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) under the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program and was built by Metal Shark.
01 Jul 2020
On June 3, 2020, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) released computer generated images (CGI) of the Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV), which is under construction by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding. Acquisition of MRRV is part of the second phase of the joint Japanese-Philippine Maritime Safety Capability Improvement Project (MSCIP), which was signed on February 7, 2020.
25 Jun 2020
The French Navy (Marine Natioanle)'s ageing fleet of A69 type PHM and PSP patrol vessels will be replaced from 2025 by ten new offshore patrol vessels (OPV).
23 Jun 2020
The French Direction Générale de l’Armement - DGA (Armament General Directorate) selected Safran Electronics and Defence to supply Electro Optic (EO) reconnaissance and identification systems to the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
02 Jun 2020
Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration (CGA) held a ship launching and christening ceremony today, at the Taiwan Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC). The 4,000-ton patrol ship "Chiayi" (CG-5001) is the largest vessel ever launched for Taiwan's CGA.
29 Apr 2020
The Korea Coast Guard (KCG; Korean: 해양경찰청) is set to receive two additional 3,000 tons Tae Pyung Yang-class patrol vessels by 2023.
05 Feb 2020
The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) yesterday took delivery of the Shunkō (PLH-42) patrol vessel. A large patrol boat, the Shunkō has been built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)’s Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works in South West Japan.