Malaysia -RMN

Teguh Samudera Delivered

SHAH ALAM: RMN’s second training ship, Teguh Samudera, has been delivered to the RMN in a ceremony at the Grade One Marine Shipyard, Lumut on Wednesday, Apr. 12. Grade One Marine was given the contract to complete the two 75 meter training ships after its original contractor went belly up […]

Malaysia -RMN

Born Under A Bad Sign, Part II

SHAH ALAM: In my earlier post Born Under A Bad Sign I stated that both Teguh Samudera and Gagah Samudera – the RMN training ships, are caught in a legal imbroglio. I have now discovered that there is no legal imbroglio however apart from a PR perspective. Yes it is […]

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Born Under A Bad Sign

SHAH ALAM: Born Under A Bad Sign. When I planned to go to Lumut for the launch of the Maharaja Lela last week, I thought it was a good time to check out the Teguh Samudera, the second of two RMN training ships. The ship was laid up at the […]

Malaysia -RMN

Gagah Samudera To Be Commission Soon

SHAH ALAM: PCU Gagah Samudera, the first of two RMN new training ships, was handed over to the navy on March 1. It is expected the DSME-designed ship will be commission soon. The commissioning could be done before LIMA 17 so the ship could take part in the show at […]

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Training Ships Delayed Again

SHAH ALAM: Training Ships delayed again. The never ending saga of the two RMN training ships, PCU Gagah Samudera and Teguh Samudera, continues. I had reported before that Gagah is expected to be commissioned soon and the navy even fixed the date for it, Nov. 14. Two weeks before that […]