EGDE entity ADSB (Abu Dhabi Ship Constructing), the regional chief within the design, new construct, restore, upkeep, refit, and conversion of naval and business vessels, immediately unveiled its 510 OPV, a 51m offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which is constructed within the UAE by ADSB. The Abu Dhabi-based a shipbuilder made the announcement on the primary day of the Indo Defence Expo & Discussion board 2022, being held at JIExpo Kemayoran in Jakarta, Indonesia till 5 November. Constructed to function in hostile sea situations, the 51m vessel options a big modular deck configurable for vessel or tools transport, or deployment of varied fight programs. With a 65,000 litre gasoline capability, it delivers lengthy vary and prolonged endurance, perfect for search and rescue, fast-attack missions, and different offshore actions.

David Massey, CEO of ADSB, stated: “We’re proud to launch one other patrol vessel, co-designed by ADSB and ARES Shipyard, and constructed by our specialists and devoted workers. Constructed for a various vary of duties, we’re assembly the elevated world demand for tactical and complicated vessels with excessive stage multi-mission capabilities. In step with the UAE management’s imaginative and prescient, we’re centered on growing ‘Made within the UAE’ merchandise which have critical export potential, and we look ahead to assembly potential clients and showcasing our capabilities throughout Indo Defence.”


510 OPV is designed by ADSB and ARES Shipyard, which has confirmed hull designs and a various portfolio of naval vessels. Configured for transport, the vessel can accommodate two 11m quick interceptor boats, one inflexible hull inflatable boat (RHIB) with fast deployment, quite a lot of search & rescue (SAR) tools, one multifunctional crane, two jet-skis, one remotely operated automobile (ROV), an aft deck, and aspect rescue gates. The corporate is increasing its choices by constructing offshore patrol vessels in its 300,000sqm Abu Dhabi shipyard. A part of the Platforms & Methods cluster at EDGE, ADSB now has a portfolio of internationally aggressive designs within the 11-51m vary.

In February 2021, ADSB launched its first IP-owned 16m and 12m quick interceptors for coastal and inshore necessities. Operating one of many largest and most superior shipyards within the Center East, ADSB operates three foremost naval programmes: Corvettes, offshore patrol vessels and quick interceptor vessels. The corporate additionally gives a full vary of providers together with upkeep, restore and refit, improve and conversion, in addition to design and engineering consultancy. ADSB is a part of the Platforms & Methods cluster at EDGE, a complicated know-how group which ranks among the many prime 25 navy suppliers on the planet.