|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Otago||P148||Tenix, Williamstown, Australia||16.12.2005||18.11.2006||18.2.2010||in service (2019)|
|Wellington||P55||Tenix, Williamstown, Australia||21.11.2006||27.10.2007||10.5.2010||in service (2019)|
|Displacement standard, t||
|Displacement full, t||
77.6 pp 85.0 oa
|No of shafts||
2 MAN 12RK280 diesels
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
1 x 1 - 25/87 DS-25M Typhoon, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 helicopter (SH-2G Super SeaSprite)
2x nav. radars, EOSS e/o system, mine avoidance sonar, WARRLOCK ECM suite
45 + 38 passengers
Class of two OPVs was ordered in 2004 as part of Protector program to replace two 'broad-beam Leander' class frigates Wellington and Canterbury. Enhanced design of Irish Eithne class. Built under merchant standards. Ice-strengthened. Each has 2 7.75m fast RIBs.
No significant events.