MMEA OPV
Malaysia- MMEA

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 […]

MMEA OPV
Malaysia- MMEA

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 […]

Defence Contract

Motherships Needed

SHAH ALAM: Motherships needed. The Malaysian Coast Guard has a need for at least two large vessels to serve as “motherships” for its small patrol boats to boost its maritime enforcement duties. MMEA director general Adm. (M) Zulkifli Abu Bakar says the “motherships” if acquired could be stationed at the […]

Malaysia- MMEA

THHE Destini Secures MMEA OPV Contract

KUALA LUMPUR: THHE Destini Sdn Bhd has secured the contract for three offshore patrol vessels (OPV) for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency. The contract is worth RM738.9 million, the company said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia on Jan. 19. From Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: THHE Destini Sdn Bhd has secured […]

Malaysian Defence

Another Perspective on the LMS

Guest Post by ,,, SHAH ALAM: Another Perspective on the LMS. A lot has been said about TLDM’s 15 to 5 Armada Transformation Programme that includes a new ship concept called the Littoral Mission Ship (LMS). Some points that is known about the LMS requirement by TLDM: – 18 ships […]

Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA OPV…

SHAH ALAM: A Bernama story on MMEA patrol boats last month, got some people all excited though it did not reveal anything. The Bernama story published on June 23- among others said that the agency will be getting nine new vessels – six patrol boats and three OPVs. What’s so […]

Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA NGPC

Repost SHAH ALAM: MMEA NGPC. During his presentation of the 2015 budget, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak revealed that to improve maritime safety, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA/APMM) will be allocated RM393 million. The money is to improve operational efficiency and the purchase of seven new patrol vessels. The tender […]