PT PAL Cuts First Steel for Indonesian Navy's Second Hospital Ship

Indonesia’s PT PAL has begun work on the country’s second purpose-built hospital ship The vessel is scheduled to be delivered to the Indonesian Navy by October 2021 Indonesia’s state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL held a first steel-cutting ceremony for the country’s second purpose-built naval hospital ship at its facilities in Surabaya on 9 July. The...
  • Indonesia’s PT PAL has begun work on the country’s second purpose-built hospital ship
  • The vessel is scheduled to be delivered to the Indonesian Navy by October 2021

Indonesia’s state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL held a first steel-cutting ceremony for the country’s second purpose-built naval hospital ship at its facilities in Surabaya on 9 July.

The ship scheduled for delivery to the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut: TNI-AL) in October 2021.

The steel-cutting ceremony held at PT PAL’s premises in Surabaya on 9 July. (PT PAL)
The steel-cutting ceremony held at PT PAL’s premises in Surabaya on 9 July. (PT PAL)

The hospital ship will have an overall length of 124 m, a 22 m beam, and a hull draught of 5 m. It will displace 7,200 tonnes at full load and can accommodate a crew complement of up to 120, including 16 bunks for aviation-specific personnel, said PT PAL.

Source: www.janes.com