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Names For MMEA OPVs

SHAH ALAM: Names for MMEA OPVs. The MMEA, it appears has decided that the three OPVs being built by THHE-Destini JV will be named after state royal towns. The first of class MMEA 1800 OPV will be named KM Kota Bharu, the second KM Kuala Kangsar and the third KM […]

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Have HK Will Travel

SHAH ALAM: Have HK will travel. It appears that the MMEA Special Tasks and Rescue (STAR) team has finally gotten their Heckler & Koch HK416 A5 assault rifles it had sought since 2014. An unknown number of the AR were delivered recently together with the HK SFP9 semi-automatic pistols, the […]

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India Offers Malaysia Ship-building Collaboration

SHAH ALAM: India offers Malaysia ship building collaboration. The New Straits Times is reporting that India is prepared to offer its fast-expanding ship-building technology to Malaysia and other countries. It is also keen to collaborate on oceanic research concerning marine life, the weather, environment and natural disasters. Indian High Commissioner […]

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Further Update of MMEA OPV

SHAH ALAM: Further update of the MMEA OPV. As reported previously, the first of class MMEA OPV, built by the THHE Destini JV, is expected to be launched late this year. Work on the three ships are progressing well, I am told, with 54 per cent work already completed. The […]

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Update on MMEA OPV

LANGKAWI: Update on MMEA OPV. The first of class MMEA OPV being built by THHE Fabricators Detini JV is expected to be launched by year end. The first of class OPV and two others are being built at the Pulau Indah Fabrication Yard near Port Klang. THHE Fabricators Shipbuilding and […]

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Destini Overcoming Its Destiny?

SHAH ALAM: Destini overcoming its destiny. Shortly after the May 9, 2018 general election which saw the Pakatan Harapan coalition taking over the government from the ruling Barisan Nasional, many pundits said companies which were beholden to the old regime had a bleak future. One of those companies was Destini […]

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Keel Laying for MMEA OPVs

SHAH ALAM: Keel laying for MMEA OPVs. Work on the first of class MMEA OPV is apparently going well. The yet to be unnamed ship will be jointly built with her two sister ships as the keel laying ceremony for the second and third vessel expected at the Tabung Haji […]

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APMM Plans

SHAH ALAM: APMM Plans, a guest post by… While RMN has its widely publicized 15 to 5 plan, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (APMM, Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Malaysia) also came out with its own plan, the Pelan Perancangan Strategik Maritim Malaysia 2040 (PPSMM 2040). It was launched by Tan Sri Muhyiddin […]

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Work on First OPV Starts

SHAH ALAM: Work on First MMEA OPV Starts. The keel for the first of class MMEA OPV was laid at the THHE Destini shipyard at Pulau Indah, Kelang today. The three class ships are based on the Damen 1800 OPV design. The first of class is expected to be ready […]