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DSA 2016: MMEA patrol boats fulfil Destini

19th April 2016 - 02:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Kuala Lumpur


Malaysian shipbuilder Destini have showcased a scale model of the New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) it is constructing for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). 

These are the biggest patrol boats Destini Shipbuilding & Engineering has built to date, with six 44.25m vessels ordered under a RM381 million (US$93.3 million) contract awarded in 2015. 

The first NGPC is due for delivery this December, according to Asraf Ali A.M. Mohamed Sultan, Destini’s director of procurement & business development. It is on track to be launched in early November, after its keel was laid on 18 November 2015.

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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