Navantia, Veercraft Marine Sign MoU on Patrol Vessels for South Africa Navy
Navantia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Veercraft Marine, the shipbuilding company located in South Africa, in which both parties wish to collaborate with regards to the construction of Offshore Patrol Vessels and Inshore Patrol Vessels for the South Africa Navy, in relation with BIRO Project.
The objective of both companies is to identify and pursue possible business opportunities for the construction of OPV’s and IPV’s for the South African Navy and jointly make the necessary efforts for the award of the BIRO Project.
This MoU reflects the interest of Navantia in cooperating with the South African Navy, offering the most technologically advanced designs in close collaboration with the local industry.
World Maritime News Staff, February 24, 2012; Image: Navantia