Sri Lanka receives gifted Chinese frigate

The Sri Lanka Navy officially received a former Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy frigate in a handover ...

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Keel laid for Australia's first Arafura-class OPV

The Royal Australian Navy’s Arafura-class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program reached a new milestone on ...

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2019 Requirements Map: Warships & OPVs in Latin America

The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising ...

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France officially starts construction of first Argentine OPV

While the first block of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Argentine Navy was already assembled in ...

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ASC readies keel for first Australian Navy Arafura-class OPV

The keel for the lead ship in the new class of Royal Australian Navy Arafura-class offshore patrol vessel has ...

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Fincantieri begins construction of first Qatari Navy OPV

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri officially started construction of the first of two Qatari Navy offshore patrol ...

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Malta signs deal for second offshore patrol vessel

The Armed Forces of Malta have signed a €35 million contract for the construction of a second purpose-built ...

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Construction begins on new Australian Arafura-class OPVs

A new class of Royal Australian Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV) officially started construction in a ceremony in ...

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First steel cut for Australian OPVs

Construction works on the Royal Australian Navy’s new generation of offshore patrol vessels officially kicked ...

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Austal to build six 80-meter OPVs for the Philippine Navy

Australian shipbuilder Austal will be delivering six offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy, the company ...

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RAN SEA1180 OPVs to feature Terma's Scanter 6002 radars

Saab Australia has awarded Danish defense technology company Terma a contract for the delivery of its Scanter 6002 ...

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Luerssen contracts Taylor Bros Marine for RAN OPV work

Luerssen Australia – the company in charge of delivering a new fleet of offshore patrol vessels (OPV) to the ...

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Luerssen, Austal negotiations on OPV build fall through

Australian shipbuilder Austal will not be taking part in the construction of 12 offshore patrol vessels for the ...

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Saab contracted for Australian OPV systems deliveries

Luerssen Australia, the shipbuilder in charge of delivering of 12 new offshore patrol vessels to the Royal ...

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Australian OPVs to feature L3 systems

Luerssen Australia has granted a contract to L3 Technologies for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) SEA 1180 ...

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Irish Navy's fourth offshore patrol vessel enters water

The Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), future LÉ George Bernard Shaw, was ...

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Third River-class OPV officially named

Trent, the third of five River-class offshore patrol vessels (OPV) being built for the Royal Navy, has been named. ...

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Australia signs OPV construction contract with Lürssen

The Australian government on January 31 announced it signed the patrol vessel construction contract with German ...

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Royal Navy officially receives HMS Forth

HMS Forth, the first of five second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels to be built for the Royal Navy, was ...

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Larsen & Toubro launches second Indian Coast Guard OPV

Indian shipbuilder Larsen & Toubro launched the second offshore patrol vessel for the Indian Coast Guard at its ...

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Philippines Coast Guard orders 4 FPBs, OPV from French OCEA

The Philippines Coast Guard has contracted French shipbuilder OCEA for the delivery of four 24-meter patrol boats ...

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