23 Desember 2016
New Generation Patrol Crafts for MMEA (photo : Hansa)
Radio Holland Malaysia (RHM) has been selected by Destini Shipbuilding & Engineering to supply navigation and communication (NavCom) equipment for six New Generation Patrol Crafts (NGPC).
The vessels are being built for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). According to Radio Holland the scope of work encompasses detailed design, supply, installation and testing and commissioning of the navigation and communication equipment. That includes the steering system and thermal cameras.
NGPCs are used for maritime search and rescue operations
The NGPC’s are equipped with the latest technology and design. They are being built to replace the older patrol vessels as part of an upgrading program in Malaysia. The newbuildings achieve a top speed of 24 kn and have a crew capacity of 41. They will be deployed to patrol the entire Malaysian waters for maritime search and rescue operations. According to Danny Tan, area manager for Radio Holland Singapore and Malaysia, the vessels will start operations in 2018.
Radio Holland is the renowned global NavCom, Connectivity, On Board ICT, and Service & Maintenance brand within the RH Marine Group.