PNP Maritime Group acquires 28 tactical watercrafts

Security & Defense

The Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group has acquired new 40-footer (12.19-meter) High Speed Tactical Watercrafts (HSTW) that will be utilized for law enforcement operations in different parts of the country.

PNP Maritime Group photo

In February 2018, the PNP awarded contract to the joint venture of ALS Marine Center and FB Design SRL for 7 units of HSTW. Moreover, in December 2018 the PNP awarded a contract to the joint venture of Propmech Corporation and Safehull Marine Technologies for 21 units of HSTW.

PNP Maritime Group photo

“With these additional water assets, this Group will be able to increase activities in relation to crime prevention and crime solution being more effective and more efficient in sustaining the protection of maritime environment,” the PNP Maritime Group said.