MSAR Ltd, a specialised company in leasing of Search and Rescue, Patrol and Offshore Support vessels, has presented its new Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) concept during NAVDEX, a leading military trade show in Abu Dhabi between the 18th and the 21stFebruary.
MSAR builds a series of vessels between 15 to 42 metres long with custom outfitting of hardware and equipment, meeting the needs of a vast array of rescue and patrol requirements.
Mr. Jack Wijnants, Managing Director of MSAR Ltd., said that the company offers diverse options for its clients, including medical, scientific and military equipment, bullet-proof protection, secure communications, cameras, customization for extreme climates, passenger comfort features, extended range and more. Mr. Wijnants expressed satisfaction about the fact that the MSAR stand at the exhibition was very well attended and that a considerable number of international clients registered interest in MSAR’s vessels and solutions.
During the NAVDEX 2013 exhibition, MSAR featured three vessels:
· The Interceptor with waterjet propulsion intended for Patrol purposes
· Protector with pod drives for Search and Rescue applications
· The new Offshore Patrol Vessel 42M concept with standard propeller drives and an additional marine turbine for fast operations. The OPV 42M was designed following requests from the Middle-East and South-Western Africa for Anti-Piracy and Oil Platform protection.
All three models available are being offered with similar leasing solutions which cover acquisition, support for 12 years, customized design to any specification, 24/7 remote monitoring and technical assistance, annual maintenance and refitting of vessel and equipment after 6 years.
MSAR is a privately owned subsidiary of the Oxbridge Group with operations in Belgium, the United Kingdom and Malta.
The company designs, develops, builds and leases multipurpose vessels complete with a life cycle maintenance support including an end-of-life cycle recycling solution.