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Bulgaria pursues patrol ship investment

23rd April 2019 - 09:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


The Bulgarian MoD has received offers from Lürssen, Fincantieri and local company MTG Delfin as part of a BGN820 million ($472 million) to build a class of two modular patrol vessels.

The Bulgarian MoD disclosed that RfPs were originally forwarded to a total of seven companies, this figure also including Naval Group, ThyssenKrupp, Damen and Navantia but the quartet decided not to bid. Proposals were submitted ahead of the 16 April deadline.

According to the Bulgarian Navy Commander in Chief, RAdm Mitko Petev, the winner is expected to be announced in June or July 2019, while a contract could be

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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