The supply of the corvette “Damsah”, the second of the Al Zubarah-class of 4 vessels ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence throughout the nationwide naval acquisition program, occurred in the present day on the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion necessities, was attended by Brigadier Common Abdulla Al Mazroey, Deputy Chief of the Qatar Navy and Commander of the Flotilla, Main Common Workers Hilal Al Muhannadi, Protection Attaché of the State of Qatar in Rome, Rear Admiral Pierpaolo Ribuffo, Maritime Commander – North, and by Marco Acca, Deputy Common Supervisor Naval Vessels Division of Fincantieri.

The Al Zubarah-class or Doha class is a category of corvettes constructed by Fincantieri for the Qatari Emiri Navy. Fincantieri showcased for the primary time the multi-role air protection corvettes for the Qatari Emiri Navy throughout DIMDEX 2018. In August 2017, Qatar formally introduced the order of the 4 ships of the category after signing the contract in June 2016. They can function high-speed boats comparable to 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.


The Al Zubarah-class corvettes, designed according to the RINAMIL guidelines, might be extremely versatile and able to fulfilling completely different sorts of duties, from surveillance with sea rescue capacities to being combating vessels. They are going to be about 107 meters lengthy, 14.70 meters extensive, and outfitted with a mixed diesel and diesel plant (CODAD), with a most velocity of 28 knots. The models will have the ability to accommodate 112 individuals on board. Moreover, the corvettes might be able to working high-speed boats comparable to RHIB (Inflexible Hull Inflatable Boat) by lateral cranes or a hauling ramp positioned on the far stern. The flight deck and hangar are sized for internet hosting one NH90 helicopter.