OPV 52

Heavily armed Offshore Patrol Vessel

The OPV 52 is KERSHIP’s answer to customers requesting a new generation of heavily armed OPV.

The OPV 52 is a compact and versatile vessel able to meet the operational requirements of the current maritime environment, from patrol missions in the EEZ to littoral defence operations thanks to advanced on board equipment and fast intervention capabilities.

The OPV 52 design benefits from C-SHARP® innovative hull shape for unmatched global performances.

Length 52.0 m
Breadth 9.0 m
Displacement 440 t


  • Cost effective, robust and easy to operate and maintain
  • European shipbuilding standards
  • Versatile design with high armament potential
  • Increased search capabilities with panoramic bridge
  • Fast launching and recovery of intervention RHIB through a stern ramp
  • POLARIS ® sea proven mission management system
  • Patented innovative C-SHARP ® hull shape for unmatched autonomy, seakeeping and operability performances