Pakistan Maritime Security Agency’s (PMSA) will soon be getting six Maritime Patrol Vessels (MPVs).  China will be granting two large 1,500 ton and four medium sized 600-ton MPVs and now the images of Pakistan Maritime’s largest patrol vessel have surfaced on the internet.

Already, PMSA has received three out of the four 600 ton MPVs namely:

  • PMSS Hingol,
  • PMSS Basol,
  • PMSS Darya-e-Dasht

Pakistan’s Largest Maritime Patrol Vessel Specifications

The 15000 Ton MPV is:

  • of 95 Meters Length
  • has 2 engines to travel at speed of 26 knots
  • has a flight deck to accommodate light or medium utility helicopters


600 ton and 1,500-ton MPVs will be used for:

  • Maritime Security Operations
  • patrolling
  • surveillance of EEZ (exclusive economic zone)
  • intelligence gathering
  • policing operations against asymmetric threats
  • pollution control
  • disaster relief

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