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LIMA 2019: Production of Malaysian LMS shifts back to China

26th March 2019 - 15:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi


Malaysia ordered four Littoral Mission Ships (LMS) from CSIC in China, with that deal stipulating that the third and fourth vessels would be built locally by Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC). However, Boustead announced in mid-March that all four vessels will now be built in China.

This news regarding these ships ordered for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) on 23 March 2017 appeared in a notice on the website of Bursa Malaysia, the country’s stock market.

The revision of terms actioned on 14 March, where all four vessels will henceforth be built and delivered by the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation

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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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