55m OPV DB Abuja & DB Lagos (De Hoop)
Scope of case study
- Length: 55m
- Installation: 2019, newbuild
- Hull Vane type: TT-shaped, appended
- Speed: 10-21 knots
- Results: reduction in fuel consumption 10% at 12 knots up to 15% at 21 knots, based on fuel scale trials on a sistership with and without Hull Vane® with shaft power measurements.
DB Abuja and DB Lagos are multi-purpose surveillance vessel and will be deployed in Nigeria to track down criminal activity such as illegal fishing, espionage, terrorism, oil theft, illegal immigration, smuggling and piracy.