New Cranes Needed for Irish Coastal Patrol Vessels

first_imgDraught2.7m View post tag: needed Industry news February 7, 2014 L.É. CIARAIrish Naval Service, based in Haulbowline, County Cork, has invited tenders for the provision and commissioning of four marine cranes. View post tag: vessels Length62.6m   PEACOCK-CLASS COASTAL PATROL VESSELS – SPECIFICATIONS Back to overview,Home naval-today New Cranes Needed for Irish Coastal Patrol Vessels Range2500 Nautical Miles @ 17 knots Displacement712 tons full load Beam10m Share this article Complement39 (5 Officers) [mappress]Naval Today Staff, February 7, 2014; Image: Irish Naval Servicecenter_img View post tag: cranes View post tag: Defence Statusactive View post tag: Coastal New Cranes Needed for Irish Coastal Patrol Vessels Speed25 + Knots View post tag: Navy View post tag: Irish The cranes will be mounted on the Naval Service’s two coastal patrol vessels, L.É. ORLA and L.É. CIARA.The two coastal patrol vessels  pertain to the Peacock Class patrol corvettes built for the Royal Navy. They were bought from the British Royal Navy and commissioned into service in the 1980s. During their service these vessels have been involved in some of the largest seizures of narcotics and arms in Irish history.L.É. ORLA was formally the HMS SWIFT, while L.É. CIARA was formally the HMS SWALLOW.Deadline for submission of bids is March 3, 204. View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Defense View post tag: New View post tag: Patrollast_img read more

Wakaso to miss Ghana-Niger game

first_imgGhana will seek to wrap up qualification to the next stage of the Africa Cup of Nations without Wakaso Mubarak for card accumulation.Mubarak, who scored Ghana’s only goal in their second Group B game picked a yellow card having revealed an underwear beneath his shirt following his 36th minute goal from the spot.The midfielder’s showing which revealed an “Allah is Great” inscription and contravenes the laws of the game earned him his second yellow card in two games.The accumulation means the debutant who has been entrusted with executing the Black Stars’ set pieces at the tournament will be lost in action when the team lines up against Niger on Monday.Mubarak becomes the first Ghanaian player to miss a game in the tournament due to card accumulation.He is however expected to return to the first team should the Black Stars make it to the last eight. Ghana has amassed four points from a possible six and will be needing a point in its match against Niger to secure its place in the quarters.The Black Stars are seeking to end Ghana’s three decade Nations Cup drought at the biannual gathering.last_img read more