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Israel Shipyards scores with new OPV design

25th September 2019 - 10:05 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Haifa


Just four months after the launch of its new OPV design, the OPV-45, Israel Shipyards has secured its first order for the new vessel type.

Speaking to media at the company’s facility near Haifa, Noam Katsav, marketing director for shipyard owner SK Group, confirmed that a contract had been signed for two units of the OPV-45 in late September 2019. The eventual recipient of these vessels remains undisclosed. 

The OPV design was launched at IMDEX Asia, at the time of the launch Eitan Zucker, CEO of Israel Shipyards, told Shephard the OPV-45 was a ‘very good solution’ for various

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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