Trinidad and Tobago to Invest $313m for New Coast Guard Ships

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister revealed that the six fast patrol vessels, which are expected to assist in securing the country's coastline and the eradication of the It is said an additional figure of over $78m was also included to the cost for a five-year maintenance of the vessels and training for Coast Guard personnel. The three contracts to Australian firm, Austal Ships PTY, would cost a total of $390.76m.  In the meantime, two interim patrol vessels are said to have been acquired and are being outfitted for military use at a local marine service company.

Source:  Express

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