25 - 27 September, 2018
London

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Find out why Offshore Patrol Vessels International annual event attracts the senior navy and coast guard chiefs from around the world to discuss with each other and industry leaders the challenges of maritime policing and countering illicit flows including: Migration, Piracy, SAR, Pollution Monit ...

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OPV Trends and Analysis Report 2016

The market for offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) is buoyant as countries seek to modernise, upgrade, and replace platforms to keep up with the pace of technology change and the evolving threat spectrum. Their multi-role capabilities also makes them a popular choice for militaries and governments as ...

OPV Holdings and Requirements Report 2016

Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 36 countries are known to have a total of 167 OPVs on order and 28 countries have plans for up to another 239 at a total value of over $60 billion. The total number of OPVs on order has increased ...

OPV Procurement Map 2016

This map reveals the latest known OPV and Warship requirements globally and details all current holdings. Similar to the Holdings and Requirements Report but meant to be used as a graphical representation that can be used as a quick reference tool.

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Interview with Damen: The Rising Popularity of Offshore Patrol Vessels

The Offshore Patrol Vessels market is booming. It is set to hold a 27% share over the next ten years in the global vessel market. While many countries cannot afford the guideline to put 2% of their GDP into NATO’s overall budget, the focus has been put on navies and coastguards around the world t ...

Worldwide Survey Results 2017: Offshore Patrol Vessels: Analysis of an expanding sector in a struggling market

The tense atmosphere particularly in the Mediterranean Sea, the Balkans, the North Korea waters and the South China Sea, coupled with the multiple low-cost capabilities offered by offshore patrol vessels are key factors behind their increasing success. We surveyed more than 300 experts from ...

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Piriou Shipyard launches new ‘B2M’ vessel for French Navy

August 2015 French shipbuilder Piriou has launched the first of four new light, multi-role, oceanic vessels for the Marine Nationale (French Navy) from its shipyard in Concarneau, Brittany. Read more...

OPV Procurement Map 2014 [Interactive]

View the latest (Summer 2014) offshore patrol vessel acquisition plans from across the international market. Simply scroll over the country to read more...

Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett

August 2014 With last year's event held in Dublin, Ireland, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explained to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this podcast. He also discussed the construction of the vessel with an...

Construction begins on Royal Navy's new OPV

Construction of the UK Royal Navy’s second new Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) has begun, which was marked by a ceremony led by UK Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, at BAE Systems in Glasgow. Defence IQ reports.

Ireland receives first Samuel Beckett-class OPV

May 2014 The first Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) was delivered to the Irish Naval Service (INS) recently in a £82 million deal...

OPV Global Market Report 2014

April 2014 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 23 countries are known to have a total of 125 OPVs on order and 28 countries have plans for another 265 at a total value of over $57 Billion. The total number...

Offshore Patrol Vessels: Selected presentations from last year

May 2015 Download this compendium of selected slide presentations offered up at last year's OPV conference, featuring first-hand insight from Belgium, Finland, Ghana, Malta, New Zealand and the UAE. This research document also includes feedback from the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC), EU NAVFOR Atalanta and Combined Maritime...

Sample Delegate List 2014

Find out who attended the 2014 summit...

Global Offshore Patrol Vessels 2015-2016: Report

Offshore Patrol Vessels are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 24 countries are known to have a total of 136 OPVs on order and 30 countries have plans for up to another 276 at a total value of over $60 billion. The total number of...

Fassmer OPV2020 The art of Innovation

Fassmer OPV2020 The art of Innovation View more information by downloading here. 

Global Offshore Patrol Vessels 2015: Active Programmes Map

This year’s Offshore Patrol Vessels event will bring together nations and services from across the world to discuss the latest operational challenges, equipment innovations and regional developments. This interactive map reveals the key active procurement and acquisition programmes and details some of the current and future plans for offshore patrol...

Uruguay working on tender for new OPV requirements

March 2014 Uruguay is looking at the option of leasing offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) under a tender that French company DCNS is exploring...

Philippine Coast Guard chief reveals future requirements: OPVs, helicopters, fast patrol boats...

Rear Admiral Cecil R Chen is the Vice Commandant for Administration of the Philippine Coast Guard and concurrently the District Commander, Coast Guard District National Capital Region-Central Luzon. The area of his responsibility covers Manila Bay, Subic Bay and Laguna Lake. Rear Admiral Chen joined Defence IQ ahead of the...

View a sample of the delegates attending in 2017

Take a look at an exclusive sample of those attending the Offshore Patrol Vessels Conference 2017!