VARD 7 080

Type:Patrol Vessel
Class:Offshore Patrol Vessel
Design:VARD 7 080

The VARD 7 080 ‘Roisin Class’ patrol vessel is designated to patrol the EU zone adjacent to the Republic of Ireland to implement Fishery protection, conservation and management.

The ship has an all-steel hull based on the Mauritian Vigilant patrol vessel launched in 1995, but without the helicopter deck and hangar facilities. The high level of automation incorporated into the ship’s systems allows the ship to be operated with just 47 crew including eight officers. The crew is provided with comfortable accommodation.