Tag: OPV

  • Royal Navy’s OPV under construction

    HMS Trent due to join feet in 2017. Royal Navy begins work on third offshore patrol vessel The U.K. Royal Navy announced Wednesday construction has begun on its third and […]

  • Why Indian Navy needs fewer INS Kochis

    It needs larger numbers of patrol vessels and light frigates, not expensive destroyers. Why Indian Navy needs fewer INS Kochis SANDEEP UNNITHAN The guided missile destroyer INS Kochi that joined […]

  • Enhancing Maritime Security

    Security in region still a major issue. Enhancing Maritime Security Chiemelie Ezeobi writes the recently held Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) conference, which had about 20 countries in attendance, provided a […]

  • Damen Introduces New OPV Design

    New design shown in Singapore. Damen Introduces New OPV Design Posted by Eric Haun On April 20, Damen gave a sneak preview of its newly designed second generation offshore patrol […]

  • UK orders Kelvin Hughes radar system

    Kelvin Hughes’ SharpEye radars are to be outfitted on new patrol boats for Britain’s Royal Navy. Britain orders Kelvin Hughes radar system By Richard Tomkins New offshore patrol vessels for Britain’s […]

  • Seaborne sentinels

    Policing the waters.  Seaborne sentinels GCC navies pursue surface ship modernisation plans The launch of the NAVDEX naval defence exhibition in 2011 was emblematic of the increasing importance attached to […]

  • Senegal orders offshore patrol vessel

    New OPV to boost security. Senegal orders offshore patrol vessel Senegal has ordered a 58 metre offshore patrol vessel from France’s OCEA, as it prepares to take delivery of a […]

  • Mauritius takes delivery of OPV

    First Indian-built OPV delivered. Mauritius receives Indian offshore patrol vessel India’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) have handed over to Mauritius a 1 300 tonne offshore patrol vessel, three […]

  • India to sell OPVs to Sri Lanka?

    Following sale of ship to Mauritius, Sri Lanka orders two OPVs. After Mauritius, India to export warships to Sri Lanka KOLKATA: India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka […]

  • Abu Dhabi hosts marsec summits

    Piracy fight measures discussed.  Abu Dhabi hosts Offshore Patrol and Maritime Surveillance summits Abu Dhabi – Over 100 maritime security experts from the UAE and other countries gathered at the […]