Fincantieri to build two more response boats for Jordan

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The U.S.-based Fincantieri Marinette Marine announced it has received a contract supply another two boats to the The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The contract for the two Response Boats–Medium (RB-Ms) vessels was issued by the U.S. Coast Guard and will be delivered under the foreign military sales contract.

This award brings the total number of RB-M’s built by team RB-M to 176.

The new boats will be upgraded for the Jordanian Navy’s specific mission requirements and will be constructed by Vigor in one of its Seattle, Washington facilities.

“Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor take great pride in supplying the RB-M,” said Jan Allman, president and CEO of Fincantieri Marinette Marine. “We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with the US Coast Guard, and developing a new partnership with Jordan.”

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