Optimarin BWTS Chosen for USCG OPC Program at Eastern Shipbuilding

Posted on Sep 3, 2018 in News

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) has selected Optimarin to supply the BWTS for nine Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC) to be built at their Panama City, FL shipyard.

The agreement with ESG will see the Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) fitted in the new OPCs, designed to support the nation’s maritime security and undertake vital border protection duties.  Equipped to carry helicopters, Over-the-Horizon (OTH) boats and featuring sophisticated combat systems, these vessels will begin replacing the existing Medium Endurance Cutters in 2021.

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