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EMAR Offshore Services places order for Damen Tug ASD 2811
December 27, 2018

EMAR Offshore Services, a Netherlands-based dedicated maritime service company, has placed an order for a Damen ASD Tug 2811. This stock vessel will be named E-TWO and delivered to the client in the first quarter of 2019. An additional FiFi1 system and aft winch will be installed. The ASD Tug.

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Seismic vessels 'Oceanic Sirius' and 'Oceanic Vega' complete tandem drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam
December 20, 2018

Sister-ships Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega have completed a round-the-clock, 10-day maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm). For eight of those days the two 106-metre vessels were in the yard’s 250-metre drydock no.4 in a tandem arrangement, to maximise the efficient use of resources. The twin SX120 type seismic.

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Damen signs with Gerd Stensen for Stan Tug 1606
December 19, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with Gerd Stensen AS from Norway for the delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606. The client will apply the new vessel to their dredging operations. Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to.

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WEG and Praxis sign MoU to support Damen Saab bid for the Brazilian Navy
December 17, 2018

On December 13th, Brazilian company WEG Electric Equipment and Dutch company Praxis Automation Technology, both leading companies within their respective fields, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the bid of Damen Shipyards Group and Saab for the construction of four corvettes for the Brazilian Navy. For the Tamandaré.

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Damen’s triple delivery for Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting

To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion.

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Damen signs with Port Nelson for ASD Tug 2411
December 12, 2018

New tug increases capabilities in support of port expansion project On 10th December, Damen sales manager Sjoerd de Bruin signed a contract with Port Nelson CEO Martin Byrne in New Zealand. Damen will deliver an ASD Tug 2411 to Port Nelson in support of the port’s expansion strategy. As part.

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Damen’s first Fishing Seminar success as new leasing fund welcomed by South African fishing community
December 5, 2018

Damen’s first Fishing Seminar, held in Cape Town, was heralded a great success, with more than 60 participants attending from a broad cross-section of the industry, including the five major South African fishing companies. Jeremy Marillier, Executive Director of FishSA, the representative of all the main industry associations in South.

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Damen, Adriatic Marinas and the Montenegrin Government sign contract for redevelopment of Bijela shipyard
November 30, 2018

Consortium to transform site into superyacht repair and refit facility The consortium of superyacht marina development and operating group Adriatic Marinas and the global ship and superyacht builder Damen, have been working with the Government of Montenegro. Since 2012 the parties have been developing plans to bring about the redevelopment.

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Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its 15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009
November 29, 2018

Leading Mexican offshore contractor Naviera Integral has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a new Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009 for delivery in 2019. This will be the fifteenth FCS 5009 to join the Naviera Integral fleet and has been ordered in anticipation of.

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Société Nouvelle de Remorquage et de Travaux Maritimes signs contract with Damen Shipyards Group

Damen Shipyards Group has recently signed a contract with Société de Remorquage et de Travaux Maritimes (SNRTM) for the delivery of one Damen STu 1606 that shall operate in the Mediterranean Sea in Toulon, France. The contract was signed in the Netherlands at Damen’s headquarters, between Mr. Eric Arnal, Managing.

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Damen holds another successful seminar in Brisbane, Australia
November 27, 2018

Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland Service Hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has hosted another successful seminar. The two-day technical seminar on automation and propulsion systems saw 20 industry professionals attend the event, which was this year, held in town. The Expert trainers were able to deliver a theoretical.

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Proud to be part of naval cooperation

Damen is very proud and honored to be part of this great cooperation. As can be seen in the video, over the last six years, Damen has achieved the building of eight (out of a total of ten) Coastal Patrol Tenochtitlan class vessels (Damen SPa4207), one Logistic Support Vessel (Damen.

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Damen holds surplus material auction as part of sustainability drive
November 26, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group’s commitment to sustainability sees the company regularly considering new initiatives that can improve its environmental performance. The quest for ever-improved sustainability can lead to some unexpected initiatives. One such example is the recent auction of left-over surplus materials. Stock manager Martijn van Tilborg explains, “Auctioning left over.

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Damen announces new service accommodation and transfer vessel

Damen Shipyards Group has recently announced a new design. The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) contains numerous design features that ensure its suitability for operations in the developing offshore wind market in North America. The design of the new vessel builds on the success.

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Both floating docks of Damen Shiprepair Curaçao operational
November 23, 2018

On the 22nd of November Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) commissioned its floating D-dock. Following the mooring of D-dock to her moorings on Friday, November 16th, final tests were carried out and D-dock was submerged onto the equalised seabed, ready for the first visiting vessel the Jara. The vessel is a.

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Albwardy Damen celebrates 40th anniversary
November 21, 2018

New ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City also officially opened Albwardy Damen celebrated its 40th anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over 100 guests from both the regional maritime industry and the Dubai government joined the.

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Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen supporting construction of Offshore Substation for Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

Ten months after the final assembly of the offshore substation (OSS) for the new Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm started at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV), the substation topside has now been moved outside the construction hall so that further outfitting can take place. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned.

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Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411
November 20, 2018

19 November 2018: Rimorchiatori Spezzini, a subsidiary of the Scafi Group, has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The order comes as part of Scafi’s plans to expand its fleet in response to the newly assigned harbour towage concession in the port of Safi, Morocco..

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‘Saipem 7000' semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade
November 19, 2018

The Saipem 7000, one of the largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels in the world, has arrived at Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a major upgrade of its current DP3 system to meet the new closed ring DP3 configuration and ABS EHS-P notation. Under DP3 EHS-P notation, the vessel will.

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Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award
November 16, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable for its size than any.

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Damen hands over four FCS 2610 vessels to Allianz during ADIPEC
November 15, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group has handed over four new Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2610 to Allianz Middle East Ship Management. The handover took place between Ahmed T. Khalil, general manager of Allianz, Menno Kuyt, managing director Maritime Craft Services (MCS) and Pascal Slingerland, Damen regional sales director. The four FCS vessels.

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Damen Shiprepair Curaçao floating dock operational
November 14, 2018

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu), has on 2 November commissioned its large floating C dock. After the final tests had been carried out in the morning, the C Dock was submerged onto the equalized seabed. DSCu Nautical department, with the help of local KTK pilots and tugs subsequently docked the first.

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Damen Shipyards neemt afstand van berichtgeving over betrokkenheid bij tewerkstelling Noord-Koreanen
November 9, 2018

Damen Shipyards neemt afstand van berichtgeving over betrokkenheid bij tewerkstelling Noord-Koreanen. Damen Shipyards heeft kennis genomen van berichtgeving in de media waarin het in verband wordt gebracht met een aangifte van een Noord-Koreaanse werknemer wegens ‘arbeidsuitbuiting’ op een werf in Polen. Damen Shipyards is niet bekend met de aangifte. Voor.

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Damen proud to support regional economic development board

Damen is lending its support to the Economic Development Board of the Drechtsteden. The board is a strategic collaboration between business, education and government in the Dredchtsteden area of the Netherlands – an area which incorporates the locations of Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld and Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. It plays a pivotal.

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Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in four vessel order
November 8, 2018

Damen has delivered the third and fourth units in a four-vessel contract to leading towage company Smit Lamnalco. All four vessels are Damen’s popular and powerful ASD Tug 3212 class with a bollard pull of 80 tonnes. The order was placed in November 2017 and, with stock boats available, the.

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Damen presents its new leasing fund for African shipowners at the first Damen Fishing Seminar
November 7, 2018

Save the Date! – 22 November 2018 at Damen Shipyards Cape Town, South Africa Damen will present its new vessel leasing fund, which is specifically designed for African shipowners, at the first Damen Fishing Seminar being held in Cape Town, South Africa on 22 November. Damen Finance Manager, Francesco Verschuren,.

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Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for 'CEMEX Go Innovation’ at Damen Shipyards Mangalia

Damen Shipyards Group recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the CEMEX Go Innovation at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania. The vessel is the first Damen MAD – the next generation of marine aggregate dredgers. The construction of the new vessel is drawing upon collaboration with multiple companies within the Damen.

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Damen’s innovative RSD Tug 2513 nominated for KNVTS Ship of the Year Award
November 6, 2018

Damen’s radical new ‘always bow first’ RSD Tug 2513 has reached the final stage of this year’s prestigious Maritime Award KNVTS Ship of the Year prize. As one of the last three entrants in contention for the award, the Damen RSD Tug 2513 will be judged on a range of.

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Tall Ship ‘Christian Radich’ visits Damen Shiprepair Harlingen for repairs and refit work

The fully-rigged sailing ship Christian Radich has departed Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHl) following five weeks of repairs and maintenance. The Norwegian-flagged, 63-metre, three-master is not only used as a training ship for young Norwegians, she also undertakes cruises and races with paying guests. She is therefore maintained to a high.

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Field demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology is a success at Silvermines, Ireland
November 5, 2018

On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! partners together with Advisory Board members and interested external parties – such as geologists and researchers from companies and institutions, local people etc – were present at the ¡VAMOS! technology Demonstration Day, at the Magcobar flooded mine pit, in Silvermines, Ireland. In total.

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Damen’s Captains’ Challenge not as easy as it looked
November 1, 2018

Amid all the tours, presentations and networking at Damen’s recent Workboat Festival there was one feature that stood out from all the rest for being highly satisfying for some, and distinctly frustrating for others. The Captains’ Challenge was open to all comers, and all it required was that contestants drive.

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Albwardy Damen scoops Shipyard of the Year Award at Seatrade
October 30, 2018

On Sunday, 28th October, at Seatrade Middle East Maritime Awards Gala 2018, Albwardy Damen was awarded the Shipyard of the Year prize. The gala is an influential award ceremony in the region, attracting a powerful cluster of maritime influencers, personalities. The ceremony is held under the patronage of His Excellency.

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Herman Sr. BV places order for Damen Shoalbuster 2308 S

The thirteenth Damen vessel to be purchased by Herman Sr. BV A contract has been signed between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld and Herman Sr. BV for the building and delivery of a Shoalbuster 2308 S, to be named Teddy. The new vessel will join the five other Damen Shoalbusters currently operated.

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24 Damen stock vessels to arrive from China in the Port of Rotterdam via Arctic route
October 26, 2018

The MV Tasmanic Winter has nearly finished its voyage from China to Rotterdam with 24 new vessels on board built at Damen yards in Changde and Yichang. In line with its standard practice, Damen is transporting these in batches to the Netherlands where most of them will be ready for.

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Herman Sr. BV orders first Damen DP2 Shoalbuster
October 25, 2018

Exceptionally strong vessel of 60 tonnes bollard pull with a shallow draft of 2.40 metres at 50% capacity Dutch marine services provider Herman Sr. BV has announced at Offshore Energy 2018 that it has agreed with Damen Shipyards Group to order the first of a newly-developed Damen Shoalbuster type with.

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Damen’s first Fishing Seminar to be held in South Africa
October 24, 2018

Damen Shipyards Cape Town, 22 November 2018 Damen will hold its first Fishing Seminar in Cape Town, South Africa on 22 November in recognition of this important industry. To be held at Damen Shipyards Cape Town, the event brings together leading companies, the government and other stakeholders. Damen is aiming.

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Damen sponsors Shipathon
October 23, 2018

Two-day event aims to innovate smarter seagoing vessels Damen, along with other the Netherlands-based maritime companies, has sponsored the Shipathon event taking place on 9th and 10th, November. Shipathon is the only hackathon for game changers within the maritime industry and aims at innovate solutions to make seagoing vessels smarter..

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Algemene reactie Damen op NRC artikelen
October 19, 2018

ALGEMENE REACTIE DAMEN OP NRC ARTIKELEN Damen heeft kennisgenomen van artikelen die recent in het NRC zijn gepubliceerd. Damen kan zich niet vinden in de inhoud hiervan. Daarin worden beschuldigingen geuit over gebeurtenissen die in het verleden zouden hebben plaatsgevonden. Damen herkent zich niet in die beschuldigingen. Die beschuldigingen zijn.

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Damen Shipyards Group and Abu Dhabi Ports sign contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2411
October 18, 2018

Contract signed at Abu Dhabi Boat Show 2018 In an official ceremony at the Abu Dhabi Boat Show, Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Abu Dhabi Marine Services (Safeen) for the supply of two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The contract was.

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Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf receives ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and SCC** 2008/5.1 certifications
October 17, 2018

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) has added three new certifications to its existing accreditations. Based on its ongoing business of the repair, maintenance, inspection and dry-docking of inland and ocean-going vessels and other steel structures, DSO has been certified that it meets the standards required by ISO 9001:2015 (quality management system),.

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Damen Shipyards Galati hands over 74-metre Fishery Research Vessel to Angolan Government

Damen Shipyards Galati has made provisional delivery of the 74-metre Fishery Research Vessel Baía Farta to the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries. The Damen FRV 7417 type vessel was ordered in July 2016 and officially launched in November 2017. She will remain in Galati until November, when she will set sail.

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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam celebrates 70 years and bids farewell to director Frits van Dongen
October 16, 2018

On Saturday 13 October a party was held at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (DMSS) to mark three key events; the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the yard, the departure of Managing Director Frits van Dongen and the appointment of Eric Moerkerk in his place. Founded by Piet Maaskant and.

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De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid 'Fregate' and ASD Tug 2310 SD 'Papillon'
October 12, 2018

The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the port of Cayenne in French Guyana. Both vessels represent innovative solutions and one.

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Damen signs for another three years as founding partner of the Nederlands Dans Theater
October 11, 2018

The long-term partnership between the Damen Shipyards Group and the Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) continues. After ten years, Damen signs for another three years of founding partnership with the dance company. Kommer and Josine Damen have long been admirers of the passionate, international, innovative and dynamic spirit of the Nederlands.

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Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020
October 9, 2018

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will be a Fan sponsorship partner of SAIL Amsterdam 2020, which is one of the biggest maritime events in the world. Held every five years in the Dutch capital, an entire flotilla of tall ships dock in Amsterdam alongside many specialist vessels, and hundreds of.

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Damen’s 3rd Annual Workboat Festival showcases over thirty workboats to customers and industry partners
October 8, 2018

Last Thursday, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem hosted the Damen group’s third annual Workboat Festival. The event brought together over 200 customers, media and industry partners, and 34 workboats, for an afternoon of presentations, demonstrations, product displays and interactive exhibits. The workboats ranged in size from ten-metre Stan Launches and Stan Tugs.

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Damen appoints Sales Director for its new large RoPax division
October 4, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Chiel de Leeuw to the newly-created position of Sales Director RoPax. This marks an important step in its strategy of expanding into the design and build of larger, one-off vessels in the offshore, cruise and RoPax sectors. In his new role, Chiel will be responsible.

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Damen takes second place in the maritime & aviation sector in the 2018 MT500 business rankings

And twentieth overall and top family-owned business! Damen has achieved second place in the maritime & aviation sector in this year’s MT500 rankings of the top 500 companies and institutions in the Netherlands. It also came twentieth out of 500 in the overall ranking, its best ever result. In the.

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Ship-to-ship LNG bunkering to come to the North-East Baltic Sea in 2020
October 2, 2018

Damen and parent company of Eesti Gaas sign contract for first of new vessel class A contract between parent company of Eesti Gaas (Estonia’s leading energy company), and Damen Shipyards has been signed for the construction of the first of a series of short-sea LNG bunker vessels to operate in.

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Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg
September 27, 2018

On 26th September, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710. This is HST’s second FCS 2710 since becoming the launching customer for the vessel type earlier this year. The FCS 2710 builds on the success of.

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