OCEA FPB 110 "NGURU" and "EKULU" are now delivered to Nigeria
Following the international RFP in 2017, OCEA has been selected to build two new Fast Patrol Boat to reinforce the Nigerian Navy capacities, especially on piracy and illegal activities issues in the Gulf of Guinea.
En route from Saint-Nazaire earlier this month, the vessels FPB 110 MKII “NGURU –P187” and “EKULU-P188”, have arrived in Nigeria on 22nd April. Like the recent deliveries to the Nigerian Navy, these two new-generation FPB, feature the latest standards issued from OCEA R&D optimizing cost of operation, comfort on board and operational readiness of the crews.
These Fast Patrol Boats are designed and equipped to ensure coast guard missions such as:
- General presence at sea, acting as a deterrent for illegal activities
- Patrol, control and surveillance of Territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone,
- Enforcement of laws and treaties at sea;
- Fight against piracy and illegal activities: smuggling, crimes, illegal immigration and illegal fishing activities
- Search and rescue
Characteristics of the ship
- Length overall
13 Crew + 4 Supernumerary