The Australian government has signed a multi-billion dollar agreement with German ship designer Lürssen as prime contractor, for its Offshore Patrol Vessel project, Defense ministry announced on January 31. Australias Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne MP, announced Wednesday that the contract with Lürssen to lead the design and build...
The Britain's Royal Navy formally accepted the first River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) by BAE Systems at the company's Clyde shipyard in Scotland. Guto Bebb MP, the recently appointed UK Minister for Defence Procurement, accepted delivery of the HMS Forth on Thursday, witnessing the progress on the Type 26 programme...
Indonesias state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL is planning to deliver at least three missile vessels to Southeast Asian and African countries and four to the countrys Navy, this year. "Our target for this year is to build four 60-meter-long missile ships ordered by the Indonesian Navy
Babcock, under the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture, has been awarded a further five-year contract, worth around $200 million, to provide maintenance support services to the Australian Navys Anzac Class frigates. The new contract awarded to NSM, the 50/50 joint venture between Babcock an UGL, is an extension of the...
Chinas People's Liberation Army Navy has commissioned new missile frigate in a naval port in Northeast China's Dalian on Friday. According to Xinhua, Rizhao is a 140-meter-long and 16-meter-wide missile frigate designed and made by China
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived in early 2014 to four
The US Navys amphibious assault ship USS Wasp upgraded to deploy new F-35B stealth fighter jets will soon arrive at Sasebo naval base in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The U
The negotiations for Indian Navys 12 new Mine Counter-measure Vessels (MCMVs) from South Korean shipyard for an estimated $5.1 billion has collapsed at the final stage
Indias Hindustan Shipyard Ltd has won INR 1000 Crores (US $156 million) contract to build two diving support vessels (DSV) for the Indian Navy. “The DSV is used by the Indian Navy to help in emergencies like a submarine sinking, or to provide material to submarines
An Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) named ICGS Sujay was commissioned into Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at Goa on Thursday. It is sixth and last in the series of six 105m OPV built indigenously by Goa Shipyard Limited for ICG
BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U
The Pakistan Navy has launched a 600 tonne maritime patrol vessel (MPV) for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The vessel is "a multi-mission vessel with a steel hull and aluminum super structure," read a statement issued by the navy's media wing, adding that "the length of the vessel is 68