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Second Damen technical seminar to be held in Africa a continuous success
July 15, 2019

Damen Services has just completed its second technical seminar to be held in Africa. The event focused on navigational equipment supplied by Alphatron Marine and involved technical staff from owners and operators of Damen vessels in Nigeria. During these three intensive days the attendees improved their problem-solving abilities and maintenance.

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Damen signs maintenance contract with Netherlands Ministry of Defence
July 11, 2019

On 11th July, Damen Shipyards Den Helder signed a midlife upkeep (MLU) contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. With this contract, support ship HNLMS Pelikaan, along with hydrographic survey vessels HNLMS Snellius and HNLMS Luymes, all of the Royal Netherlands Navy, are heading to Damen Shipyards Den Helder for.

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Damen signs contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works for Material Package of two ASD Tugs 2009
July 5, 2019

On 5th July, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) Material Package. The contract will see KS&EW constructing two Damen ASD Tugs 2009 with Damen’s support. The contract was signed on behalf of KS&EW by General Manager Shipbuilding.

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Multraship holds naming ceremony for two new Damen tugs
July 2, 2019

Dutch towage company and maritime services provider Multraship Towage & Salvage has carried out christening ceremonies at its home port of Terneuzen in the Netherlands for its two new Damen-built tugs – one of which is the first IMO Tier III-compliant tug in Europe. The vessels are a Reversed Stern.

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Damen releases annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Latest editions details group alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the publication of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report 2018. The company publishes the report annually, communicating both financial and non-financial information relating to the group’s CSR activities from the preceding year. Previously.

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Damen signs contract with Baleària for Eco-efficient tug in Port of Ciutadella
June 27, 2019

Damen Stan Tug 1606 E3 the first IMO TIER III compliant harbour tug in the Mediteranean Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Spain-based major ferry operator Baleària for the delivery of a Stan Tug 1606 E3. The contract was signed by Mr. Ettore Morace and Guillermo Alomar, executive.

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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completes major maintenance programme on OSV Deep Arctic
June 26, 2019

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has bid farewell to the Diving Support Vessel Deep Arctic following a significant maintenance stopover, a substantial proportion of which was spent in dry dock. It was an exceptionally complex project with a total of 2198 work permits issued, an indication of the large number of individual.

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Concordia Damen ships 18 hulls from Shanghai to Rotterdam
June 24, 2019

On Monday, 17th June, heavy-lift vessel Black Marlin departed Shanghai. On deck with eighteen Concordia Damen inland shipping vessel hulls and a Damen Crane Barge 6324, bound for Rotterdam. Concordia Damen regularly conducts such heavy-lift transportations as a means of providing its customers with cost-efficient vessels. The hulls and crane.

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Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new FCS 7011 Crew Change

Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. This milestone, the result of many thousands of hours of.

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Damen Shipyards welcomes Mexican cadets and crew of the ARM Cuauhtémoc during Sail Scheveningen
June 21, 2019

Due to the port visit of the Mexican Sail Training Vessel ARM Cuauhtémoc to Scheveningen, the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards welcomed a group of officers, cadets and crew into its facilities in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. With this event, Damen celebrates its relationship of more than 40 years with Mexico, a country.

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First European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO departs Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque
June 20, 2019

The first European dredger converted to dual-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion has departed Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) to return to work, 23 months after contract signing. The 117 metre, 8,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain is owned by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports and operated by the Port of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire. Damen delivered.

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Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet Sweden achieves coveted AAA credit rating

Seven years after the facility was acquired by Damen, the group’s Swedish shipyard, Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has had its credit rating, as awarded by European credit rating agency Bisnode, upgraded from B to AAA. With only 2.3% of companies in Sweden achieving the highest possible rating of AAA, this demonstrates.

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Damen signs Phase II contract with International Organization for Migration for nine additional SAR 1906 search & rescue boats
June 19, 2019

At a signing ceremony held at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) offices in Ankara, Turkey, Vladimer Gvilava, chief of mission IOM in Turkey, and Boran Bekbulat, Damen sales manager Turkey, signed a contract for the building and delivery of nine Damen SAR 1906 search and rescue boats for the.

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Damen Anchor & Chain Factory inks agreement with Fendercare at Seawork
June 12, 2019

On 12th of June, Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF) signed a joint partnership agreement with Fendercare. The agreement came about from a mutual understanding that both parties’ clients were seeking wider availability of products. Under the agreement, the partnership will build up complementary stock of anchors, chains and chain.

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High Speed Transfers places order for fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2710
June 11, 2019

HST’s second FCS 2710 has just been delivered High Speed Transfers (HST), the recent new entry into the crew transfer sector, has placed its fourth order for a Damen next-generation Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The company’s first boat, HST Hudson, was delivered less than.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town provides interest-free loan for state-of-the-art CNC pipe-bending machine
June 7, 2019

Investment will benefit the entire regional shipbuilding sector As part of its commitment to accelerate transformation in the South African shipbuilding industry, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has recently helped to empower Africa Projects Consultants; a small, 100% black-owned business focused on the shipbuilding and ship repair sectors, via a.

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Damen to showcase capabilities for US offshore wind sector
June 6, 2019

Damen attending US Offshore Wind Confex 2019 highlighting Jones Act compliant, proven vessel solutions Damen Shipyards Group will be present at the fourth annual US Offshore Wind 2019 Conference and Exhibition on 10-11 June 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Damen’s attendance reflects the company’s belief in the enormous potential of offshore.

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Damen to introduce Shoalbuster 2711 at Seawork 2019

New design marks 25th anniversary of the ‘Swiss army knife’ of vessels 6 June 2019: Damen Shipyards Group is pleased to announce that it will be presenting its new design of Shoalbuster to the maritime market during the upcoming Seawork Marine and Workboat Exhibition in Southampton next week. Damen has.

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Heavy lift jack-up ‘Apollo’ completes refit at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque
June 5, 2019

DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo has recently completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). This complex contract involved the installation of a moon pool on the main deck. The technical demands combined with the limited time available required highly precise planning together with working around the.

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Maritime Constructions has taken delivery of a Damen CSD500 dredger and a Multi Cat 1506
June 4, 2019

Vessels are working on Australian port expansion project Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia. The two vessels have been put to use on a port extension project in Onslow, Western Australia. Maritime Constructions.

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Damen building two LNG-Hybrid RoRo ferries for Seaspan
June 3, 2019

Damen is building two LNG-Hybrid RoRo Ferries for Seaspan at Damen Shipyards Mangalia. These two innovative 149-metre vessels will join Seaspan’s fleet with 1,034 lane metres and have 209m3 LNG storage onboard as well as 2 megawatt hours of battery capacity. They will go into service for Seaspan Ferries as.

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Damen launches a new range of non-radioactive density meters

Accurate, no-hassle density measurement introduced – and sold on MAD Onboard dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement. That is, continuously checking the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear.

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Damen is ready for Seawork 2019
May 29, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group will be attending Seawork International in Southampton, UK, on 11-13 June 2019 with two vessels on display and a quay-side trailer stand. In addition to a Multi Cat 1908 and the new design Shoalbuster 2711, which will both be open to visitors, the company will be represented.

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Innovative deep cutter suction dredger unveiled
May 28, 2019

Radically different dredger joins the Damen standard range Damen is well-known for its comprehensive range of standard dredgers, but it has now added a radically different design to its portfolio: a twin-hulled, deep cutter suction dredger designated the DCSD500. This compact new dredger has been designed to operate at dredging.

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Keel-laying ceremony held at Damen Yichang Shipyard for Elenger LGC 6000 LNG tanker

After the steel-cutting ceremony in March the keel-laying ceremony has taken place at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China for the LNG Bunker vessel for the new energy brand ELENGER, formerly known as Eesti Gaas. The event was attended by Mr. Ain Hanschmidt, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Elenger and.

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Customised CSD500 on transport to Australia
May 27, 2019

Fully customised cutter dredger for acidic environment Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a customised CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which a wide array of.

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Damen and Hanson sign contract on new aggregate dredger

On 10 May 2019, Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel. The ship will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to depths of 55 metres, for use in the onshore construction industry. Due for delivery in.

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OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos takes delivery of Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2206
May 23, 2019

Independent Angolan diving services company OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos Limitada has taken delivery of its first vessel from the Damen Shipyards Group; a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2206. The vessel was selected for its ability to undertake a variety of roles, including supporting diving operations and deploying an observation class ROV.

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Damen Shiprepair Brest completes rapid repairs to LNG Carrier ‘Methane Princess’
May 20, 2019

Over four days in January, Damen Shiprepair Brest successfully carried out repairs to the hull of the 266-metre, 138,000m³, LNG Carrier LNG Methane Princess. In order to achieve this in the minimum time it was done while the vessel was both afloat and with the cargo tanks holding either some.

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SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs

UK towage company SMS Towage has purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards. The first vessel, called Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract signing. The contract for the second vessel, to be called Marksman, was signed on 1 May with a delivery date scheduled for.

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Damen and Debmarine Namibia formalise new relationship, with Mangalia yard centre stage
May 17, 2019

On 15 May 2019, Damen Shipyards Group and Debmarine Namibia (Pty) Ltd participated in a special steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel. In February 2019, Debmarine Namibia awarded a contract to Damen to build a new crawler diamond recovery vessel for offshore.

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Reactie op NRC-artikelen 17 mei

Reactie op NRC-artikelen 17 mei Damen heeft kennis genomen VAN het artikel in het NRC. NRC put daarin uit vertrouwelijke gegevens die zij van de Raad van State niet mag gebruiken lopende het hoger beroep. NRC geeft bovendien een onjuiste interpretatie aan die gegevens. In 2016 heeft Damen een schikking.

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Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki
May 14, 2019

Damen has established a presence in Finland for the first time. The Helsinki office has been set up to take advantage of the depth of engineering expertise that exists in the country following the group’s entry last year into building large vessels for the RoPax, Cruise and Offshore markets via.

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Screening installation MAD3500 fully assembled

Assembly completion celebrated at the Damen Dredging yard Last week the completion of the assembly of the screening installation of the CEMEX Go Innovation was celebrated at the Damen Dredging yard. The screening installation is designed for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 currently under construction. This hopper dredger features several.

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Damen and Wilson Sons complete shallow dive support vessel conversion in Brazil
May 13, 2019

In April Damen and Wilson Sons Estaleiros completed the conversion of platform supply vessel Fulmar to a shallow dive support vessel (SDSV). For this, the vessel, owned and operated by Wilson Sons UltraTug Offshore, need an upgrade from DP1 to DP2 Class notation. When Wilson Sons UltraTug Offshore was awarded.

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Rimorchiatori Augusta orders second Damen ASD Tug 2810 for operations in Sicily

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, a subsidiary of Rimorchiatori Riuniti of Genoa, Italy, for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. The vessel will be operated in Sicily by Rimorchiatori Augusta and is due for delivery in December this year sailing on her own keel from Damen.

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New Damen ASD Tug 2411 for Port of Hamburg
May 10, 2019

Order takes total operating there to seven Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & CO. KG for the supply of an ASD Tug 2411, to be named JAN. The vessel was built for stock at Damen Shipyards Changde in China before being transported.

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Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel
May 7, 2019

Building for an inland location with Damen Technical Cooperation Damen Shipyards Group has cut the first steel for a 34-metre long Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises, located in England’s Lake District National Park. Damen and Windermere Lake Cruises have planned the vessel construction process in close consultation with.

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Appeal Damen Shipyards
May 3, 2019

Appeal Damen Shipyards The national newspaper NRC published stories about Damen Shipyards Group in 2018, partly based on internal memos of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs following a freedom of information request (Public Administration Act (WOB)). Damen today appealed against a decision of the court to grant disclosure of additional.

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ASFAT and Damen sign MOU at IDEF in Istanbul

On 2nd May, 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Askeri Fabrika ve Tersane İşletme AŞ (ASFAT) for collaboration in the production of marine platforms. The MOU signing took place at the 14th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) taking place in Istanbul April 30th – May.

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Work begins on twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan
April 29, 2019

Work has begun at Damen Shipyards Singapore on the construction of two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. In what was described as ‘the cutting ceremony’, as the vessels are being built in aluminium, Mr. Chung Pang Chen and Mr. Polin Chen of Hung Hua Construction.

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Damen’s InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline
April 26, 2019

First stop – Lisbon 16-17 May In less than five months, the IMO’s Ballast Water Convention will be extended to cover existing vessels as well as new builds. As of 8 September, all will be required to comply by the time of their first IOPP certificate renewal following that date..

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Albwardy Damen receives MASTECH award for the new Damen Multibuster 8020
April 23, 2019

Albwardy Damen has received an award for its innovative design of the new Damen Multibuster 8020 shallow draught, multi-purpose vessel. The award was presented at the MASTECH international marine technical conference, held on board the iconic QE2 floating hotel in the UAE. Albwardy Damen has been developing the Multibuster 8020.

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Biggest European shipbuilders collaborate on vessel connectivity
April 18, 2019

The biggest European shipbuilders have announced a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform. This project is named Code Kilo. In order to meet the digitalisation challenges of a diverse audience of stakeholders, in a robust, secure and cost-effective way, EUROYARDS members (Chantiers de l’Atlantique, Damen.

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Damen Shipyards Group reports net loss for 2018

Damen Shipyards Group has posted a net loss of 17 million euro for 2018. This is the first time in 15 years that the Dutch shipbuilder has announced losses. Damen reports that its financial situation stems from a sustained period of difficulty in a number of maritime sectors and investments.

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Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries
April 17, 2019

In the space of just a few weeks, two, 81-metre road ferries for the Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries have been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati and are now being fitted out ahead of entering service next year. Once operational they will be capable of carrying up to 300 passengers.

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Damen Marine Components completes supply of unique rudder and steering gear system to ice breaker
April 15, 2019

In an important milestone in the build of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) Nuyina for the Australian government’s Antarctic Division, Damen Marine Components (DMC) has completed the supply and installation of a number of critical systems. These had to be fabricated to exceptionally high standards to cope with the.

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First Damen technical seminar to be held in Africa a big success
April 9, 2019

Damen Services has just completed its first technical seminar to be held in Africa. The event focused on engine-manufacturer Caterpillar (CAT) and involved technical staff and crew from owners and operators of Damen vessels in the region, spending three intensive days improving their problem-solving abilities and maintenance skills on all.

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High Speed Transfers’ second Damen FCS 2710 to debut with Shell
April 8, 2019

Supporting active drilling operations sets new level of CTV engagement UK-based crew transfer specialist High Speed Transfers (HST) has announced that its second vessel of Damen’s new FCS 2710 class will be contracted by Shell to support its exploration programme in the Black Sea commencing March 2019. Damen has long.

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Successful full performance test CEMEX dredge pump e-motor
April 5, 2019

Largest submersed permanent magnet e-motor passed test with flying colours The Marine Aggregate Dredger CEMEX Go Innovation, currently under construction for CEMEX Marine UK, is fitted out with a submersed dredge pump. This dredge pump is directly driven by an electric motor – and not an arbitrary one. As a.

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