rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Thai Navy Orders New Warship From DSME

Kwanggaeto-class warship: Photo credit USN

MarineLink.com

The 3,700-ton frigate will be built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. as a modernized version of the Kwanggaeto-class destroyer of the Korean Navy, reports Xinhua.

Thailand has ordered the South Korean-built frigate which will cost some US$ 486-million, with a delivery date set for 2018.

The Thai cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, approved the Thai navy's plan to procure the South Korean frigate with installment payments spreading from next fiscal year until fiscal 2018, reports Xinhua.

The newe frigate will be equipped with stealth technology to help evade radar and sonar scanning and is designed for service alongside other combat forces in land, air and maritime missions.

Construction is scheduled to begin later this year and complete in 2018, in order to replace the HTMS Putthayodfa Chulaloak frigate, which will be decommissioned in 2015.

Source: Xinhua

Aug 4, 2013

 

Contracts

BMT Supports Installation of Kriegers Flak Foundations

Image: BMT Group Ltd

Utilising its meteorological and wave forecasting expertise, BMT has played a pivotal role in

DeepOcean Wins Equinor Susbsea Deal

Photo: DeepOcean Group Holding BV

Subsea services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a long-term contract involving subsea life of

Awilco Drilling Signs Contract With Shell

Photo: Awilco Drilling

Aberdeen-based Awilco Drilling said today that it had tied up a contract with Shell UK for the

Navy

Fincantieri-built frigate ITS Alpino Arrives in Norfolk

The ITS Alpino receives an escort into Norfolk from the USS Gonzales. Photo: Fincantieri Marinette Marine

The ITS Alpino, a Fincantieri-built frigate sailing under the Italian flag, made landfall in

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine Selected for Japan’s New Frigate

NM022.MT30.TEST.5.jpg

Rolls-Royce reports it has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of

Construction Milestone for DDG 51 Program

Rendering  of the future Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), the first “Flight III” ship in the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke class of destroyers (Image: HII)

The U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers program notched two shipbuilding

Maritime Apps