At the Port of Constanța, in the presence of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Lucian Bode and the Inspector General of the Romanian Border Police, Mr. Quaestor of Police Liviu Bute, the ceremony of entry into the fleet of five maritime boats took place.
The project was started in August 2020, when the General Inspectorate of Border Police signed the commercial contract for the purchase of five high-speed maritime intervention boats, model 1850 BV-CPB – Coastal Patrol Boat.
The contract was concluded with the Finnish company OY KEWATEC ALUBOAT AB and concerned the purchase of five means of naval mobility, within the project ROFSIB2018OS2ASP02 – Acquisition of necessary means of naval mobility Frontex, the procurement procedure being open public tender.
The value of the contract is 34,464,000 lei without VAT (6.9 million euros), a project carried out from non-reimbursable European funds, through the Fund for Internal Security-Visa Borders, the intervention boats entering the service of the Romanian Border Police at the end of 2021.
These ships are part of a larger project that involves supplementing the naval fleet of the Romanian Border Police, in which five maritime intervention boats (model 1850 BV-CPB – Coastal Patrol Boat) and two maritime patrol vessels (CPV) are purchased. – Coastal Patrol Vessel, the contract being signed with Damen Shipyards Gorinchem BV Netherlands in March 2021).