Tag: OPV

  • Nigerian OPV completes trials

    Chinese-built OPV to boost regional security. China completes sea trials for Nigerian OPV China has completed sea trials of a 95 m offshore patrol vessel (OPV) on order for the […]

  • Kenya plans new OPV

    New OPV planned for enhanced maritime security.  Navy plans to acquire offshore patrol vessel for ocean surveillance Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday said his government is in the process […]

  • BAE to build 3 new OPVs

    UK MoD awards BAE new contract. BAE Systems awarded contract for U.K. OPV trio BAE Systems reports that it has been been awarded a £348 million (about $584 million) contract […]

  • Court wants details on Sri Lanka deal

    Legal challenge mounted to prevent sale of OPVs by India. Court wants details on Sri Lanka deal The Madras High Court Bench wants to know if the Indian Prime Minister’s […]

  • Are OPVs the solution?

    Acquisition of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) by African states has attracted significant attention. Are offshore patrol vessels the solution to Africa’s maritime threats? Contributor:  James Fahey The acquisition of Offshore […]

  • Effective Seakeeping

      Trinidad’s decision to acquire an OPV goes down a storm   Defence IQ recently caught up with Commodore (Rtd.) Anthony Franklin, former Chief of Defence of Trinidad & Tobago, […]

  • OPV’s in Latin America

    The market for offshore patrol vessels in Latin America continues to grow and could become very lucrative over the coming years. Andrew Elwell examines some of the challenges in penetrating […]