Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW) recently launched PMSA 144, the second of two 1,500-tonne patrol boats in a series being built for the Pakistan Navy.
The vessel was designed with technical assistance provided by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC).
The patrol boat will be operated by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), a subordinate branch of the Pakistan Navy that performs coast guard functions including maritime law enforcement and search and rescue (SAR).
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