The Philippine Coast Guard will commission to service the Japan-made Parola-class multi-role response vessel BRP Malabrigo (MRRV-4401) tomorrow, December 22 at around 9 am. She is the second of ten Parola-class vessel ordered from Japan Marine United under the Maritime Safety Capability Improvement Project for the Philippine Coast Guard Phase 1 (MSCIP).
Department of Transportation Arthur Tugade Jr. will attend the Commissioning Ceremony as guest of honor at the Headquarters Philippine Coast Guard, Pier 15, South Harbor,Port Area, Manila.
BRP Tubbataha, the first Parola-class vessel was delivered in August 2016, deliveries are expected every quarter until completion of 10 units in 2018.
Coast Guard said eight (8) more brand new 44-meter MRRV’s will be built and will also be named after the primary lighthouses in the country to denote its significance as one of the navigational aids in the maritime industry.
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