The Netherlands Ministry of Defence released the tender for construction and supply of 2 patrol craft for use by the Marine Corps, Security Division, with a steel or aluminum hull and a 5 person crew capacity.
The main dimensions of the vessels are not strictly limited, except that the maximum depth should be less than 0.9m.
The Netherlands Ministry of Defence comprises the Central Staff, the Royal Netherlands Navy, the Royal Netherlands Army, the Royal Netherlands Air Force, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, the Support Command and the Defence Materiel Organisation. The Minister is leading the Ministry of Defence. The Defence organisation bears similarities to a large company. The Operational Commands (naval, land and air forces), the Marechaussee (military police), the Support Command (CDC) and the Defence Materiel Organisations bear resemblance to operating companies.
Tender Details: Open Procedure.
Requests for Documents Deadline: 20.12.2011
Tender Deadline: 30.1.2012
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, November 25, 2011; Image: defensie.nl