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Renamed GDF Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel arriving soon after rough sea trials

The US$11.5 million offshore patrol vessel (OPV) that was purchased from the American company, Metal Shark, underwent a rigid sea trial that resulted in the need to make a number of modifications to make it fit-for-purpose in Guyana’s marine environment, sources said. “Sea trials must have problems,” one source said. Shortly after leaving the shipyard in the United States, sources ...

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Local content policymakers resisting political pressure

Head of the Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe Wednesday night said the architects of Guyana’s local content policy would not be swayed by politicians who seek to galvanise support from among ordinary people at election time. Bynoe indicated that local content policymakers were under constant political pressure to generate jobs and other opportunities in a ...

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