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Tunisian Navy commissions latest Damen OPV and locally built patrol boat

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The Tunisian Navy commissioned its second Damen Multi Service Offshore Patrol Vessel (MSOPV) 1400 and a third Istiklal-class patrol boat at the port of La Goulette on 25 June.


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Syphax , was commissioned at La Goulette on 25 June. (Presidence Tunisie)" style="-x-ignore: 1">Tunisia&#8217;s second Damen-built OPV, <I>Syphax</I> , was commissioned at La Goulette on 25 June. (Presidence Tunisie)

Syphax (P 611), the second of four MSOPV 1400s on order for the Tunisian Navy, was delivered to Tunisia the previous month after completing construction at Damen’s shipyard in Galati, Romania, on 2 May. First-of-class Jugurtha was delivered in early March.

Built to Bureau Veritas classification standards, Tunisia’s Damen MSOPV 1400 vessels have a length of 72 m, a 12.7 m beam, and a 3.75 m draft. The vessels have a standard displacement of 1,284 tonnes or up to 1,877 tonnes fully loaded.






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Yessssssss :yahoo::yahoo::yahoo:

Go, Tunisia :-)

They sure need more and more of these patrol vessels... Let's keep finding the best deals, and bring the numbers of these ships up... with as much TOT as possible
 

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