BMT Designs Ultra-Fast, Interceptor Patrol Boats

September 10, 2019 – BMT is pleased to announce a new design for a ‘High Speed, Interceptor Patrol Boat’ for Ares Shipyard (Ares). The new interceptor with a length overall of 26 metres, and composite construction, adds to BMT’s proven track record in new build projects, and as demonstrated with its most recent win for Ares, to deliver a more modern and capable craft for the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard (ROPCG). This latest contract for a governmental customer is a significant milestone for the international design consultancy in a…

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ARES Shipyard Wins Turkish Homeland Security Contract

March 5, 2019 – Turkey’s Fastest Growing Company and Largest Ship Exporter titles owner, ARES Shipyard has been awarded a huge tender consisting of 105 (one hundred and five) high speed coast guard control boats which has been issued by the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) for Turkish Ministry of Interior-Coast Guard. Contractual negotiations between the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) and ARES Shipyard in relation to the Control Boat Program, which have been continuing for a while, have finally been concluded with the two parties signing the contract on February…

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First ARES 150 Hercules Successful Trials Leads to Order for Three More From Qatar Coast Guard

BMT has successfully completed sea trials for the first of two 48m patrol boats destined for the Qatar Coastguard. ARES 150 HERCULES-01Partnering with ARES Shipyard (ARES), the duo have designed and built 17 patrol boats from advanced composites in just 36 months – 18 months ahead of schedule. The last in the series – the 48m ARES 150 HERCULES has just completed sea trials which have been hailed a success with the vessel achieving a maximum speed of 37 knots. The total order from the Qatar Ministry of Interior, Coastguard…

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