Sea Platforms

Peruvian Navy commissions BAP Pisco

07 June 2018

The Peruvian Navy (Marina de Guerra del Perú: MGP) commissioned its first domestically manufactured landing platform dock BAP Pisco (AMP 156) in Callao on 6 June.

Pisco is a multipurpose vessel, constructed by the Peruvian state-run shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA), and based on the Makasaar-class vessels. The platform measures 122 m in length, weighs 7,300 tonnes, has a max speed of 16 kt, and can operate at sea on its own for up to 30 days, according to the MGP. Among its characteristics, the vessel has a roll-on-roll off system, a floodable deck for landing craft, and can transport up to 450 troops.

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