The completion of HMS Cutlass’ sea trials and delivery to Gibraltar marks completion of project for Norco GRP. This marks
Marine Specialised Technology’s (MST) home waters of the Mersey
signed a £9.9 million contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for two new boats to replace the Gibraltar Squadron Fast Patrol Craft. NORCO was selected by MST as their main composite supplier for this project due to previous successfully ventures together.
The construction of the two boats begins in July 2020 and will take approximately 18 months, with boat 1 due to be delivered in quarter 3 2021/22 and Boat 2 in quarter 1 2022/23. NORCO will manufacture the complete structure (hull, deck, and wheelhouse) for the two vessels in line with MST’s production schedule.