Sea Platforms

Indonesia launches fourth KCR-60M vessel

27 February 2018

Key Points

  • Indonesia has launched a fourth KCR-60M fast attack craft
  • Country is expected to bolster its fleet with similar vessels in the coming years

State-owned shipbuilder PT PAL has launched the fourth KCR-60M vessel on order for the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut).

The vessel, which will be known in service as KRI Kerambit with pennant number 627 once commissioned, was launched on 27 February at PT PAL’s facilities in Surabaya. First steel for the platform was cut at the same location in February 2017.

Jane’s first reported in March 2016 that PT PAL has received an order from the Indonesian government to construct the vessel.

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