ABS AIP for VARD’s Next Generation OPV

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD Marine for its 115-meter next generation offshore patrol vessel (NGOPV) design. The VARD 7 115 NGOPV caters to a range of mission requirements, including air, surface, and sub-surface surveillance and engagement capabilities. The vessel arrangement offers a multi-mission bay and a set-down area for containerized mission payloads, with a configuration that…

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ABS and Israel Shipyards Trial 3D Model Process

September 22, 2020 – ABS is approving Israel Shipyards’ 3D models as part of plan review of its 45-meter multi-mission Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV). “Israel Shipyards is our latest partner where we have been able to demonstrate how ABS can support the design and class review process using 3D models. This exciting project is another building block in our development…

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