Mexican Navy Orders Sixth Patrol Vessel From Damen Shipyards

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  • 11:29 AM, April 2, 2014
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The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards Group signed another contract for a license,  material  package  and  technical  assistance  of  a  Damen  Stan  Patrol  4207, the Dutch shipbuilder said.

The agreement also includes crew training in the Netherlands. 

This contract, the sixth patrol vessel of the Tenochtitlan class, underlines the excellent ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy (Secretaria de Marina or SEMAR), and Damen. As all five previous vessels, this vessel will be built in the Mexican Navy Yard ASTIMAR 1 in Tampico, a city and port on the Gulf of Mexico.

Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale value and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology. Damen offers a wide range of products, including: tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and super yachts, the statement added.

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