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Oman: Navy takes delivery of fourth patrol vessel

Singapore Technologies (ST) Marine has handed over the fourth Al-Ofouq class patrol vessel designed and built for the Royal Navy of Oman. The RNOV Khassab is the final part of an order awarded by the Ministry of Defence in April 2012, the largest defence export contract in the Singapore firm’s history. The boats replace the Sultanate’s four Seeb class patrol vessels, which were commissioned in the early 1980s. The Al-Ofouq is 75m in length, can accommodate 60 crew and is equipped with a flight deck for a medium lift-helicopter.

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