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Second OPV 58S offshore patrol vessel arrives in Senegal

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The Senegalese Navy’s second of three new OPV 58S offshore patrol vessels has arrived home after a delivery voyage from France. The Niani arrived at...

Modise wants larger vessels in service after Biro deliveries completed

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Defence Minister Thandi Modise said that her Department of Defence (DoD) will lobby for the acquisition of larger warships once the three multi-mission inshore...

Turkey’s Dearsan lays keel of first Nigerian OPV

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Turkey’s Dearsan Shipyard has laid the first keel of the two new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) it will deliver to the Nigerian Navy. The keel...

Senegalese OPV on delivery voyage

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Senegal's latest naval acquisition, the offshore patrol vessel Fouladou, has left France on its delivery voyage and will soon arrive in Senegal. The...

Adam Kok towed back to Simon’s town

The return of SAS Adam Kok (P1563) to Simon's town, towed by SAS Protea (A324), last week confirms the Navy will not...

All hail the OPV

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Will Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) be the workhorse of all Navies in the future? This is the question that you could asked yourself...

West African customer buying two offshore patrol vessels from India

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An unnamed West African customer has ordered two 95 metre long offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) from India's Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering...

Cassidian equips new Finnish Border Guard Patrol Vessel

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Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, will equip the new Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Finnish Border Guard with its proven...

Nigeria approves procurement of two new offshore patrol vessels

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the purchase of two new 1 800 ton Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Nigerian Navy...

Africa needs OPVs

Each one of Africa's 37 littoral states needs at least one offshore patrol vessel to secure their exclusive economic zones. That is...