55m OPV DB Abuja & DB Lagos


Scope of case study

  • Length: 55m
  • Built by: Shipyard De Hoop
  • 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.

Interesting fact

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.