September 20 2017
Israel Shipyards in Haifa has announced the launch of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Cypriot navy.
The vessel, based on the Israeli Saar 4 and Saar 4.5 designs, was put into the water in Haifa Bay last week, the yard said.
The unnamed ship was ordered in December 2015 and will be delivered in late 2017, according to a release on Monday. The project is said to be worth tens of millions of dollars.
The vessel will be used to protect the exclusive economic zone of...
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