Philippines prepares limited tender for 2 new 94-meter Multi-Role Response Vessels from Japan

Philippines prepares limited tender for 2 new 94-meter Multi-Role Response Vessels from Japan




The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) is making the necessary steps to hasten its modernization under the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administration.

Banking on the good relation established by President Duterte with Japan.


The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) gas started preparing for the limited tender to construct and deliver two (2) new 94-meter patrol vessels from Japanese shipbuilders, as part of the agency’s Maritime Safety Capability Improvement Project Phase II program.

The PCG OPV will be based on the The Japan Coast Guard Kunigami-class large patrol vessel, as shown above
(photo credit to owner)


The Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will fund these would be PCG vessels through soft loans. Among the agreements with the loan is  to allow only Japanese shipbuilders to supply the ships.

The ships will be around 94 meters long, 11.5 meters wide, weighs around 2,300 tons, can run a maximum of 24 knots and powered by 2 diesel engines with allocation for a possible use of electric drive motors. It will have a range of around 4,000 nautical miles and an endurance of more than 15 days. 

In addition the PCG required it to have a helicopter landing deck and hangar for a medium helicopter, and two 8-meter boats lowered by davit cranes.


And lastly, the two vessels should have a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to be included in the ship.




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  1. Congrats mr.prrsident ,we need more patrol boat in our west phillippines see, to protect our oun soverienty in our our country.

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