Fincantieri signed, on the Italian Embassy in Athens, quite a few memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a collection of potential new suppliers within the context of the high-profile course of pursued by the Hellenic Minister of Nationwide Defence for the development of 4 corvettes and the availability of Built-in Logistic Help (ILS) and In Service Help (ISS). Fincantieri has amongst its purchasers a number of overseas navies and it’s accomplice with among the important European protection firms inside supranational applications. The aim of those MoUs is to set the idea for outlining attainable enterprise relationships for particular provides.

Certainly, the Group, who can depend on a big selection of trusted suppliers and subcontractors, is repeatedly taking a look at enlarging and reinforcing its provider’s panel and can set up a provide chain devoted to naval actions throughout the improvement of those segments set out by Greece. Fincantieri has carried out scouting actions in Greece as a way to determine suppliers to begin potential collaborations just about the existent Greek program or any new naval vessels program, with the primary purpose of strengthen the Group’s cooperation with Hellenic firms.


Fincantieri is in negotiations with Greek Authorities for the acquisition of Elefsis Shipyards. Fincantieri is providing 4 Al Zubarah-class corvettes to be in-built Italy and Greece. Since 2016, Fincantieri is supporting Qatar’s programme for development of QEN’s first Al Zubarah-class multi-role corvette. In August 2017, Qatar formally introduced for the order of the 4 ships of the category after signing the contract in June 2016. They can function excessive velocity boats reminiscent of rigid-hulled inflatable boat with the assistance of lateral cranes and hauling ramps. All 4 of the Doha class will function the spine of the Qatari Emiri Navy.

Al Zubarah-class is designed in line with the RINAMIL guidelines. She might be a versatile kind of ship able to fulfilling a variety of duties, from surveillance with sea rescue capabilities to being a combating vessel, being about 107 meters lengthy, 14.70 meters huge, with a most velocity of 28 knots. The unit might be supplied with a mixed diesel and diesel plant (CODAD) and can have the ability to accommodate 112 individuals on board. Moreover, the vessel might be able to working high-speed boats reminiscent of RHIB (Inflexible Hull Inflatable Boat) by lateral cranes or a hauling ramp positioned on the far stern. The flight deck and hangar might be sized for internet hosting one NH90 helicopter.