Portuguese Navy orders seven vessels from Portuguese shipyards

According to Expatica, the Portuguese Prime Minister has revealed that the Portuguese Navy has ordered seven ships from shipyards based in Portugal.

The orders were announced at the commissioning of the navy’s new offshore patrol vessels, NRP Sines.

The orders include six Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessels, of similar make to NRP Sines, and one logistics ship.

The vessels will cost approximately €60 million (US$70 million) each.

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