Spanish engineering company Ghenova has won its first contract with the Brazilian Navy to complete the design work on two unfinished Macaé-class patrol boats.
Announcing the contract on 11 February, the Seville-based company said work will be carried out under a one-year framework agreement that can be extended for a further four years.
CEO Francisco Cuervas described it as “a very important opportunity for the company” that opens up the prospect of winning further orders with the navy.
Under the contract Ghenova will finalise design work on the third and fourth Macaé-class patrol boats, Maracanã (P 72) and Mangaratiba (P 73).
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