Indonesian Navy commissions third Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship
July 13, 2021
through Gabriel Dominguez
The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned its third Teluk Bintuni-class Landing Tanker (LST).
(bearing the flag number 522), the 120m-long ship entered service during a ceremony on July 12 at Tanjung Priok Naval Base in north Jakarta, according to a statement from TNI-AL released the same day.
The Indonesian Navy commissioned the KRI Teluk Youtefa, its third Teluk Bintuni-class LST, in a ceremony held on July 12 at Tanjung Priok Naval Base, north Jakarta. (TNI-AL)
Launched in May 2019 by local shipbuilder PT Daya Radar Utama (DRU),
has now joined the top of the class
, which was commissioned in June 2015, and
, entered service in February 2019, as part of the TNI-AL Strategic Maritime Transport Command.
is part of a contract for three additional ships of the class which was awarded to PT DRU in January 2017, together with the other two LST –
(524) – currently at an advanced stage of construction and is expected to enter service later this year.
Two other ships of the class were launched at the end of February this year.
, which has 120 crew, has an overall width of 18 m, and a draft of 3 m. The vessel is powered by two STX-MAN 4,320 kW diesel engines and can reach a top speed of 16 kt with a standard range of 7,200 nautical miles at 13.6 kt, according to the TNI-AL.
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The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned its …