Latest Corvette for UAE Navy

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Production work has begun on the last of six Baynunah corvettes being built for the UAE Navy by in the region’s largest-ever naval construction program.

The Commander of UAE Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Ahmed Al Sabab Al Tenaiji, activated a computerized plasma cutting machine at ADSB’s Musaffah complex to begin cutting the steel for the sixth and final 72m vessel.

The Baynunah Class vessels are highly sophisticated multi-mission corvettes equipped with cutting-edge combat systems and have the capability to perform a wide range of military operations, including defense against both air and surface threats.

The vessel has been designed by the French company Constructions Mecaniques De Normandie (CMN). The first of class vessel is now being outfitted at CMN’s.

Cherbourg Yard under sub-contract from ADSB and the remaining five are under construction at ADSB.

As well as starting the steel cutting for the sixth vessel, Admiral Al Tenaiji also performed the ceremonial keel laying of the fifth vessel.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter February 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Nordana Sea Delivered to Symphony Shipping

After successful sea trials, M.V. Nordana Sea was delivered to Symphony Shipping on February 11, 2016. Constructed by builder Ferus-Smit in the Netherlands (yard number 419),

James Troop Supplies Engines for 3 Naval Vessels

Liverpool City Region (UK) based ship engine specialist James Troop & Co has won an order to supply Volvo Penta diesel engines for three European naval vessels being built on Merseyside.

OSV Delivered to MC2 in Dubai

Marine Core & Charter LLC (MC2) headquartered in Dubai has taken delivery of the new build PETRA-1, the first of two, 45-meter Fast Offshore Support Vessels in

Navy

Libyan Navy Seizes Foreign Tanker

Libyan naval forces have seized a Sierra Leone-flagged oil tanker on suspicion of illegally entering Libyan waters in an attempt to smuggle gasoline, authorities said on Saturday.

Berlin film "Fire at Sea" shows Horror of Refugee Crossings

* Movie highlights tragedy of migrant crisis * Filmed mainly on Italian island of Lampedusa * Interleaves lives of islanders with refugees * Film competing for

DARPA All Set To Launch Submarine Hunting Drone

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will launch in April a sleek, 132-foot warship from Portland, OR, testing its abilities over a succeeding period of 18 months.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0598 sec (17 req/sec)