To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Countdown to construction

14th November 2016 - 15:40 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

RSS

Australian industry is gearing itself up for a busy next few years as naval shipbuilding programmes firm up, part of a wider fleet regeneration programme that will see new OPVs, patrol boats and large fleet frigates added to its force.

An initial evaluation process to design a class of 12 new OPVs for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) saw three companies - Netherlands shipbuilder Damen, along with the German pair of Lurssen and Fassmer – shortlisted in April to compete for the deal. With much of the work due to be awarded to national shipbuilders Australian firm Austal are looking

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Richard Thomas

Author

Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin