MTG Dolphin, a privately owned shipbuilding, conversion, repair, and overhaul company based in Varna, Bulgaria, has won a tender to supply two multifunctional modular patrol boats for the Bulgarian Navy (Voennomorski sili na Republika Balgariya: VMS).
In comments reported by the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence newspaper Bulgarian Army , VMS chief Rear Admiral Mitko Petev said the inter-ministerial working group that had assessed the sole bid received on the tender concluded that MTG Dolphin was “fully capable” of building the ships and its bid “fully satisfied, and in many cases exceeds” the technical and financial requirements.
Rear Adm Petev said that initial inquiries were sent to 15 shipbuilders in 2015.
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