Indonesian shipbuilder PT Palindo Marine is concluding final sea acceptance trials for three PC-40-class patrol vessels on order for the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) and is currently on track to deliver the boats by the end of November.PT Palindo Marine is currently conducting sea trials on three of the vessels it constructed for the TNI-AL. (Palindo) ⚓️
Speaking to IHS Jane's at the Indo Defence exhibition on 3 November in Jakarta, the company described the PC-40 class as one that will bolster the TNI-AL's constabulary capabilities. The vessels are likely to be deployed in regions such as the trilateral maritime boundary area in the Sulu Sea.
The PC-40 class features an overall length of 46.5 m, an overall beam of 7.9 m, and a design draught of 1.7 m.