Japan’s Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has given further details of the two 94 m multirole response vessels (MRRVs) that it will be constructing for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
The details were given in a 6 March media release, to announce the conclusion of a supplementary agreement to construct the vessels. The agreement follows a February 2020 contract for the vessels signed between Mitsubishi, and the Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr).
Among features that were revealed in the March media release include a helideck and a hangar for helicopter operations, and the ability to deploy an underwater remotely operated vehicle for subsurface search and survey.
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