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First Kenyan Fisheries Department OPV launched

16th May 2017 - 14:21 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Paris


Western Marine Shipyard, a Bangladeshi shipbuilder headquartered at Chittagong, launched MV Doria on May 4. 

The vessel is the first offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ordered by Kenya’s State Department of Fisheries, part of Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.

The contract for the construction of MV ...

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