RMIS Lomor (03)

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Republic of Marshall Islands Ship Lomor, a Police Sea Patrol vessel, on patrol, 2018-07-03.jpg
Lomor on patrol, 3 July 2018
History
Marshall Islands
Name: Lomor
Operator: Marshall Islands
Launched: 1991
Identification:
Status: Ship in active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Pacific Forum-class patrol boat
Displacement: 162 tons
Length: 103 feet (31 m)

RMIS Lomor (03) is a Pacific Forum-class patrol boat operated by the Republic of Marshall Islands Sea Patrol.[1] Lomor is one of twenty-two small patrol vessels Australia designed and built for smaller fellow members of the Pacific Forum, after the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea extended control of a 200-kilometre (108 nmi) exclusive economic zone for all maritime nations.[2][3]

Operational history[edit]

In September 2012 Lomor, working with the Australian Defence Force, and the United States Coast Guard, to help locate a mariner lost in Marshall Island waters.[4]

In February 2018 Lomor and RKS Teanoai performed a joint patrol of their waters.[5] In July Lomor engaged in joint exercises with the United States Coast Guard cutter Oliver F. Berry, a similar-sized vessel.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amanda Levasseur, Sara Muir (1 August 2018). "USCGC Oliver Berry crew sets new horizons for cutter operations". Dvidshub. Retrieved 9 August 2018. In July Oliver Berry's crew set a new milestone by deploying over the horizon to the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The 4,400 nautical mile trip marked marking the furthest deployment of an FRC to date for the Coast Guard and is the first deployment of its kind in the Pacific.
  2. ^ Jordan Vinson (2 March 2017). "Meet Royal Australian Navy Lt. Commander Mat O'Loughlin and Chief Petty Officer Michael Grant" (PDF). The Kwajelien Hourglass. p. 2. Retrieved 9 August 2018. Australia has gifted 22 patrol boats and one landing craft to 12 different Pacific island countries. RMI has one.
  3. ^ Dave Morley (3 December 2015). "Lifelines across Pacific" (PDF). Navy News. 58 (23). p. 8. Retrieved 12 August 2018. The program involves 22 Australian-gifted patrol boats to 12 Pacific island countries, the majority of which are operated by police services.
  4. ^ "U.S. Coast Guard Assists Rescue of Missing Boat in the Marshall Islands". US Embassy, Marshall Islands. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2018. The LOMOR was able to determine that the vessel spotted was the missing vessel and later provided assistance to the operator with getting fuel and conducting repairs in order to escort the missing boat back to Jaluit.
  5. ^ Hilary Hosia (16 February 2018). "Kiribati, RMI joint sea patrol". The Marshall Islands Journal. Archived from the original on 9 August 2018. Patrol vessels Teanoai from the Republic of Kiribati and Lomor from Marshall Islands conducted joint operations and open ocean exercises last week following Teanoai’s arrival in Majuro Thursday.