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Damen launches first of two new border patrol vessels for Romania

22nd August 2022 - 09:30 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul


Based on the Damen FCS 4008 Patrol design, a new patrol craft for Romania is 42.95m long with a beam of 8.65m. (Photo: Romanian Border Police)

Based on the Damen FCS 4008 Patrol design, two new patrol vessels will be used by Romania for border patrol, SAR and EEZ security.

The first of the two coastal patrol vessels Damen Shipyard is building for the Romanian Border Police has been launched at the Damen Shipyard in Antalya, Turkey.

The contract for the acquisition of these vessels was signed in March 2021 for RON129.95 million ($26.74 million). The deal includes two years of maintenance at one of the Damen yards in Romania.

The first vessel was launched in July 2022 with the other to follow in November. After the propulsion system and navigation systems are installed, the first vessel will sail to the Damen shipyard in Mangalia in October, for installation

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı


Cem Devrim Yaylalı

Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. …

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