Selasa, September 01, 2009

Shelde Start Building First Of Four Netherlands OPVs

Shelde Naval Shipbuilding laid the keel for the first of four new offshore patrol vessels (OPV) destined for the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN). The RNLN also announced that the 3,750 ton ships being procured under project patrouillesscheppen will be named Holland, Zeeland,Groningen and Friesland.
Whith ship deliveries scheduled for 2011-13, the Holland class OPVs will be used patrolling, surveilance and interdiction in the Netherland' exclusive economic zone and in waters off the Netherland Antilles and Aruba, two 5,400 kw diesel engines will give the Holland class vessels a maximum speed of 21,5 knot.

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