Vasil Kisil & Partners has advised OCEA on contracting the Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard for the construction of five OCEA FPB 98 MKI fast patrol boats.
The finished patrol boats will be transferred to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine and are intended to foster the country’s maritime security.
OCEA is a French aluminium shipbuilding company. Nibulon is a Ukrainian shipyard located in Mykolaiv.
According to VKP, “the launching ceremony of the BG201, the first OCEA FPB 98 MKI of a fleet of twenty units, took place on December 9, 2021, at the OCEA site in Les Sables d’Olonne ... The boats once constructed will be transferred to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, as provided by the 2019 Framework Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the French Republic on official support for strengthening the maritime security and defense of Ukraine.”
VKP’s team included Partners Oleg Alyoshin and Alexander Borodkin and Associate Dmytro Saranchuk.