ABS has been selected as the classification society for the four Ambassador MK III Fast Missile Patrol Craft being built for the Egyptian Navy at Halter Marine Inc., a subsidiary of Friede Goldman Halter
The vessels are a continuation of the Egyptian Navy's Ambassador Class Patrol Craft fleet. The Ambassador MK III is a state-of-the-art Patrol Craft designed for the 21st century. The vessel will be 199 ft. (60.6 m) and will feature a state-of-the-art diesel propulsion system. These vessels are equipped with the latest in technology and defense capability in this vessel class.
has been subcontracted to provide combat system design and integration.