BRP Lake Caliraya (AF-81)
|Name:||MT PNOC Lapu-Lapu|
|Operator:||PNOC Shipping and Transport Corp.|
|Builder:||Taizhou Zhongxing Shipyard, China|
|Fate:||Transferred to Philippine Navy|
|Name:||BRP Lake Caliraya (AF-81)|
|Namesake:||Lake Caliraya, a man-made lake in Laguna province, Philippines|
|Acquired:||March 26, 2014|
|Commissioned:||May 23, 2015|
|Status:||Active as of 2018|
|Type:||Small Replenishment Tanker|
|Length:||98.95 m (324.6 ft)|
|Beam:||15.62 m (51.2 ft)|
|Draft:||4.6 m (15 ft)|
|Sensors and |
|Furuno navigation radars|
BRP Lake Caliraya (AF-81) is a Philippine Navy small replenishment tanker. She was formerly a double-hulled oil products tanker of the now defunct Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) Shipping and Transport Corporation, and was donated to the Philippine Navy in 2014 together with 2 other tankers of the company. She is currently the only Chinese-made naval asset of the Philippine Navy.
She has a deadweight of 4,570 tons. The ship is a single product replenishment platform that has a depot-to-ship, ship-to-depot, and a ship-to-ship refueling capabilities, and with Lt. Cmdr. Mamerto A Goleta (PN) as its first commanding officer. The ship will be manned by selected officers and men of the Sealift Amphibious Force.
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