MMEA OPV
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LCS Team Meets OPV

SHAH ALAM: LCS team meets OPV. RMN’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) project team visited the THHE yard at Pulau Indah, Port Klang to see the progress of the construction of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) project. The visit according to a MMEA Facebook post on January […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

MMEA OPV
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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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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 […]

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Keel Laying Ceremony for MMEA OPV

SHAH ALAM: The keel laying ceremony for the first out of three MMEA OPV is expected to be held this December. It will be held at the THHE-Destini shipyard in Pulau Indah, in Port Klang. Industry sources told Malaysian Defence steel cutting for the first OPV is already underway in […]

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Two Contenders for MRSS

LANGKAWI: Two Contenders for MRSS. Despite the MOU between Boustead and PT PAL, there is yet no guarantee that they will get the contract to build the MRSS. Facing off against the offering is a contender from China though it is not clear which ship or the shipyard yet. Although, […]

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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 […]