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SA economy benefits from the building of new navy vessels
March 14, 2019

On Saturday, the 23rd of February 2019, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) hosted a keel laying ceremony, marking the start of construction on the first of three Multi-mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPVs) for the South African Navy. These vessels will aid in protecting the country from threats such as trafficking,.

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Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels
March 11, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group and Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Lagos have signed a contract in Singapore for the delivery of two additional Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels. This further increases the total number of these vessels in the Homeland fleet with the first ordered in 2014 and the most recent deliveries.

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Seaways International takes delivery of two Damen FCS 2206
March 8, 2019

On March 4th at Damen Shipyards Singapore, Seaways International took delivery of two Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2206. The Dubai-headquartered company has previously operated a Damen FCS 3307. Seaways International specialises in offshore marine services and will use the new vessels to transport crew to offshore energy locations in.

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Damen Services delivers interactive seminar onsite Fremantle, WA, Australia
March 6, 2019

Damen Services Brisbane, the Regional Service Hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has taken its successful seminar on the road. The three-day technical seminar on automation and propulsion systems was delivered onsite, at Svitzer’s WA headquarters in Fremantle. The expert trainers were able to deliver a theoretical and interactive.

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Europe’s first LNG dual-fuel conversion dredger is launched at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque
February 27, 2019

19 months after the contract was awarded, Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. This is the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. Damen will deliver a turnkey package that included engineering, procurement and support. The.

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Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan
February 25, 2019

Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan has placed an order for two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore for delivery in early 2020. Hung Hua Construction.

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First diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 ordered by Herman Sr
February 20, 2019

New addition to the Shoalbuster range brings additional versatility On the 25th of January 2019 the contract was signed between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (DSHa) and longstanding client Herman Sr. for the building of the first diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 SD DP2. The new vessel is scheduled for delivery by the.

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Concordia Damen celebrates naming of innovative ‘Sendo Liner’
February 19, 2019

On 15th February, at its yard in Werkendam, the Netherlands, Concordia Damen held a celebration to mark the naming of the Sendo Liner, an innovative dry cargo vessel. Sendo Shipping in cooperation with Concordia Damen has designed a completely new vessel for the optimally efficient transportation of high cube containers.

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Walsh & Sons selects Damen Multi Cat for long-term goals
February 7, 2019

UK-based construction services provider S. Walsh & Sons has ordered a Multi Cat 1908 from Damen Shipyards Group. After finalising a number of modifications, Damen will deliver the 19-metre long vessel ten weeks after receiving the order. Part of the GRS Group, S. Walsh & Sons is London’s premier construction.

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Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet wins contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has won a public tender for the contract to undertake a lifetime extension project on the passenger ferry Waxholm II. Built in 1983, the 35.5 metre ferry carries up to 350 passengers and is operated by Waxholms Ångfartygs AB (Waxholmsbolaget), the public body responsible for public.

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Damen gives presentation to government minister at Rotterdam maritime sector meeting
January 30, 2019

On 28 January 2019, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The.

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Damen awarded contract to build new diving bell ship for WSA Koblenz
January 29, 2019

WSA Koblenz (WasserSchiffahrtsAmbt ) has awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract to build a new diving bell ship. The ship will succeed an existing vessel – the Carl Straat, which has been in operation since 1963. The new vessel, like her predecessor, will operate in the River Rhine and its.

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Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud
January 24, 2019

The first hopper dredger entirely built at a Portuguese yard for a Portuguese contractor Recently the Jose Duarte started its first mining job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger has been built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch dredging equipment. The.

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High Speed Transfers signs contract for third Damen FCS 2710 fast crew supplier
January 21, 2019

Damen and High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) have signed a contract for a third FCS 2710 fast crew supply vessel, for delivery in September this year. The FCS 2710 is the replacement for Damen’s highly successful FCS 2610 and was first shown to the world in July 2018 with HST.

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Damen Shiprepair Brest completes refit of Cunard’s 'Queen Elizabeth'
January 10, 2019

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth has left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following a 12-day repair and refit programme. She is the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, having been delivered in 2010. The programme was highly intensive with a series of major systems being overhauled or installed. On arrival the ship.

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InvaSave shipped to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for demonstrations under INTERREG programme “Atlantic Blue Port Services”
January 9, 2019

On Thursday 27 December, an InvaSave 300 Mobile Ballast Water Treatment System was transported from Damen Green Solution’s premises in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to be used for a demonstration programme as part of the “Atlantic Blue Port Services” project, made possible by the INTERREG.

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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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