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NEWS 01/2011

Launching of Colombian Navy 40m Coastal Patrol Vessel (CPV40)

On the morning of past Thursday December 16th at Fassmer facilities in Berne the latest Patrol Vessel design under construction for the Armada Nacional de Colombia was launched to the river Weser.

In a ceremony highlighted with the participation of the Colombian Ambassador from Berlin among other guests and under snow storm conditions the important building milestone was timely completed.

The CPV 40 is now being in the final outfitting phase, testing and extensive training. The vessel will make its maiden voyage to Cartagena through the Atlantic Ocean in early summertime 2011.