Frigate

Damen Shipyards in Gorinchem
Jan 14 '20 15:20

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards won a billion-euro contract from the German navy, the German Ministry of Defense announced. Damen will build four frigates for the German navy, with the option to build two more. An amount of 5.27 billion euros is involved in the order, NOS reports.

The frigates involved are MKS 180's. They are about 155 meters long and can be used in crisis situations, anti-piracy missions, and the detection of submarines, among other things. About 110 people can stay on board each frigate. 

Marine Ship
Jul 11 '14 14:41

Last week, a delegation of Dutch MPs from the House of Representatives visited the Dutch marine frigate The Seven Provinces (De Zeven Provinciën) off Africa's coast.

Zr. Ms. Evertsen frigate
Apr 3 '14 15:10

A second case of a drunken party landing the Royal Marines in trouble has taken place. The incident happened on board the ship Zr. Ms. Evertsen, which is hunting pirates off the Somali coast, the Telegraaf reports.

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