OPV 45

Offshore Patrol Vessel

The OPV 45 is KERSHIP’s answer to law enforcement operations at sea with increased versatility, outstanding performance, excellent sea-keeping behaviour and lower overall cost of ownership.

Benefiting from navies' operational feedback and KERSHIP’s expertise in shipbuilding and system integration, the OPV 45 is the ideal solution to enforce strategic presence and surveillance in coastal and EEZ waters.

The OPV 45 is a robust, compact and cost effective vessel able to meet the major challenges and threats of the current maritime world, including surveillance and sea control, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy and humanitarian assistance.

Length 45.7 m
Breadth 8.4 m
Displacement 270 t
  • Sea proven platform
  • Cost effective, robust, easy to operate and maintain
  • European shipbuilding standards
  • Reduced cost of ownership
  • Excellent 360° vision bridge
  • Fast launching and recovery of two intervention RHIBs through a dual ramp and davit combination
  • POLARIS® sea proven mission management system
  • Patented innovative C-SHARP® hull shape for unmatched autonomy, seakeeping and operability performances