Damen Group held a keel-laid for Nigerian Navy landing craft
Damen Shipyards announced that it has commenced the construction of Landing Ship Transport 100 landing craft for the Nigerian Navy. The ceremony took place in the Sahrjah Hamriyah.
The 100-meter long roll-on-roll-off landing craft will be able to accommodate a crew of 32 people and 16 Embarked Marine Forces (EMF) in the deckhouse. There is an additional EMF accommodation for 234 pax at midship below the main deck. The vessel has a helicopter/UAV deck and significant space for cargo, loaded with the stern ramp, bow ramp or the 25 tons main crane, according to Damen.
The LST 100 is scheduled for delivery in 2022.