Fincantieri Delivers Final Two of 4 Minerva Corvettes to Bangladesh

Italian Fincantieri has delivered the final two of 4 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) to the Bangladesh coast guard (BCG).

The OPVs are derived from the modernization and conversion of dismantled Minerva-class corvette of the Italian Navy. Fincantieri delivered the final two models on the Muggiano Shipyard, Portale Difesa reported Friday.

The Urania and Danaide ships have been renamed as Kamruzzaman and Mansoor Ali had been delivered. The opposite two OPVs Syed Nazrul and Tajuddin had been delivered in August 2016.