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E-DOP: Damen introduces electrically-driven dredge pump
September 5, 2017

Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP pump. The Damen DOP pump has enjoyed success in the dredging industry since its introduction 25 years ago. It offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the.

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Damen Shipyards Group again successfully delivers multiple dredgers to Bangladesh

Following various dredgers recently delivered in Bangladesh, and the successfully organised Damen Dredging Seminar last month in Dhaka where her Excellency Mrs Leoni Cuelenaere, the Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh was the honorable Chief guest, Damen has again delivered multiple dredgers from available stock. Regional Sales Director Rabien Bahadoer said, “Damen.

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Damen Shipyards Group selects Trojan Marinex ballast water treatment system for Antarctic Research Vessel
September 4, 2017

After careful evaluation, Damen Green Solutions has designed a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel (ASRV). This is a significant decision given the arduous conditions in which the vessel will be operating and the pristine nature of the waters surrounding.

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Keel-laying at Damen Shipyards Sharjah for RAK Ports ASD Tug 2913
August 31, 2017

On 28th August, a keel-laying ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Sharjah. Damen is building an ASD Tug 2913 for Saqr Ports, part of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports. The keel-laying was attended by, Captain Brand, Group General Manager RAK Ports, Captain Magee, Harbour Master RAK Ports, Pascal Slingerland, Damen.

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Homeland takes delivery of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel 'Guardian 3'
August 29, 2017

A Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel has been delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, taking their fleet of these award-winning craft up to three in number. A fourth is also currently under construction. Guardian 3 along with its sister ships Guardian 1 and Guardian 2 is.

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Three Damen Stan Pontoons to support construction of London’s ‘super sewer’
August 28, 2017

The Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke joint venture (FLO) has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Pontoons. FLO will deploy the vessels – a SPo 7120 and a SPo 4113 – for marine infrastructure construction duties on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in London. The joint venture company has also chartered.

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Important step for Damen Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

24 August 2017: Construction of the Damen Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) has taken an important step forward with an official keel laying ceremony. Following the long-established maritime tradition of placing a coin under the vessel’s keel, the ceremony was carried out by Dr Nick Gales, Director of the Australian.

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Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award
August 25, 2017

Award reflects contribution to the success of the European maritime industry On Thursday 24th August, at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented Damen CEO René Berkvens with the CEMT Award. The Council bestows the award annually in recognition of the substantial contribution.

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First of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE completed by Great Lakes Shipyard for The Great Lakes Towing Company
August 22, 2017

The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels has been delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA. Named Cleveland, she is a significant milestone in a licencing programme agreed between Damen Shipyards Group and Great Lakes Shipyard.

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Damen launches free dredge calculator
August 21, 2017

Online tool – called Sandy – helps contractors choose the right cutter suction dredger and equipment for the job Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors have to make new calculations, involving various production parameters, when preparing their project quotations. Damen has introduced.

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Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam successfully completed the refit of Petrojarl 1
August 18, 2017

On the 18th of August 2017, Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) has delivered the FPSO Petrojarl 1 to Teekay Offshore following a complete redeployment project taking place over the past 2 ½ years. The Petrojarl 1 has been operated by Teekay for 28 years in the North Sea and is now.

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Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Damen Sigma 10514 integral part of Mexican Navy fleet modernisation project On Thursday 17th August, the Secretary of the Mexican Navy, Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz, took part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) at Vlissingen in the Netherlands. He was accompanied by the Secretary.

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Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
August 15, 2017

Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The SeaXplorer 75 stands out with not only a.

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Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe
August 11, 2017

SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone completes batch shipment of twelve vessels The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels were.

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VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade
July 25, 2017

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon’s first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated gangway system – the first of its kind – by Barge Master.

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Damen TSHD 650 on way to Gippsland Ports
July 20, 2017

First Damen dredger for Australia sailing on own keel to final destination A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now underway to new owner, Gippsland Ports in Australia on her own keel. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first.

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DAMEN to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show
July 17, 2017

On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel NEW FRONTIERS – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting enhancements that distinguish the YS 5009 from its predecessors. The exciting.

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Damen successfully organises Dredging Seminar in Bangladesh
July 13, 2017

On Tuesday, 11th July 2017, Damen successfully hosted a dredging seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event was attended by over 100 enthusiastic representatives from the Dutch Embassy in Bangladesh, experts from the Bangladesh Government, the Bangladesh Navy, local financing institutions, various customers of Damen and other industry stakeholders. Damen has.

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Damen delegation continues to forge Australian connections for SEA 1180 OPV Programme
July 12, 2017

11 July, 2017: Signifying its commitment to the SEA 1180 Program, Damen Shipyards Group has sent a high level delegation to meet with key members of the Australian shipbuilding industry. With an eye on maximising local industry content and ensuring long-term Australian jobs, the aim of the visit was to.

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Damen enters partnership with Metal Shark for the construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol boats

New vessels support the US Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales Program Damen Shipyards Group has entered a partnership with US shipbuilder Metal Shark for the construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol boats. The US Navy recently selected Louisiana-based Metal Shark to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels.

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Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier GDF SUEZ POINT FORTIN
July 11, 2017

Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a two week maintenance programme on the 290-metre, 101,000 GT LNG carrier GDF SUEZ POINT FORTIN. DSBr is one of the most experienced European yards in the repair and maintenance of LNG carriers. In addition to its expertise and facilities, Operator MOL LNG Transport.

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Bibby Marine Service announces charter of first Damen SOV
July 10, 2017

Total E&P Nederland will operate Bibby WaveMaster 1 in southern North Sea Bibby Marine Services is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Total E&P Nederland to charter the Damen designed and built Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk to work capabilities..

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Port Autonome de Papeete orders a Damen ASD Tug 2810 for Tahiti

Damen Shipyards has won an open tender for the supply of a tug to Port Autonome de Papeete on the Pacific island of Tahiti. Tahiti is part of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of the French Republic. The tug will be Damen’s popular ASD 2810 model, a rugged, versatile vessel.

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Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels
July 7, 2017

As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard. The two vessels – the first to be delivered in what is a six-vessel contract – will be mobilised in.

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Ocean takes delivery of first Damen tug
July 6, 2017

Delivery signing takes place in presence of Dutch king and queen Italian maritime service provider Ocean S.r.l. has welcomed its first Damen tug – a Stan Tug 2608 – into its fleet. The company, part of the Ocean-Team Group, will deploy the vessel in harbour towage operations in the ports.

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Aqualiner signs contract for four Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels
July 3, 2017

New vessels will support innovative transportation scheme in the city of Antwerp Recently, Aqualiner signed a contract with Damen Shipyards for four Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels. The waterbuses will provide public transport services in the Belgian city of Antwerp, as part of a wider transportation programme also including land-based public.

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Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover
June 30, 2017

30 June 2017: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, today announced the acquisition of the Keppel Verolme shipyard from Keppel Offshore & Marine. DSC’s acquisition of the yard follows an initial agreement made between the two parties in April of this year. From 1 July,.

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TransLink places order for second Damen SeaBus
June 29, 2017

Additional vessel will help increase frequency on one of world’s most popular ferry services TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority, has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for an additional SeaBus, to ferry passengers between downtown Vancouver and North Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The order comes as.

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Australian Navy MATV arrives in home port of Sydney, Australia
June 27, 2017

26 June 2017: Completing her maiden voyage, the Damen Multi-role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV) MV Sycamore arrived in Sydney harbour early on Monday morning. The 94-metre long vessel is now less than a month away from deployment as a versatile multi-role vessel and helicopter training platform for the Royal Australian.

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Damen prepares 'Columbus' for summer cruise season
June 26, 2017

Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) selects Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam to carry out maintenance and repair works on recently purchased cruise ship Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has completed maintenance and repair works on the newest member of CMV’s fleet, the cruise ship Columbus. The full.

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Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
June 23, 2017

Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. This new tug will join the ASD.

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Combi Lift calls on Damen with 19 vessel order
June 22, 2017

Four different vessel designs – Multi Cats, Pusher Tugs, Stan Pontoons and Side Floaters – will operate on the Russian Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project Damen Shipyards Group has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customised shallow draught.

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Damen’s UK Sales Manager receives Lifetime Achievement Award
June 21, 2017

Casper Vermeulen, who is retiring as UK Sales Manager for the Damen Shipyards Group, was last week presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Seawork International commercial marine and workboat exhibition held in Southampton, UK. The presentation was made by Andrew Webster, Managing Director of Mercator Media, the.

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Kotug Smit Towage takes on three new Damen tugs for sustained operational growth
June 15, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group will deliver three newbuild tugs to Kotug Smit Towage for its European harbour towage operations. This order will bring the total number of Damen-built tugs operating in Kotug Smit’s fleet of 69 to 22. This agreement encompasses two ASD Tugs 2913 and an ATD Tug 2412 Twin.

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Damen Stan Pontoon 4512 delivered to Norway’s Skyssbåtservice
June 13, 2017

Norwegian maritime transport company Skyssbåtservice has taken delivery of a Stan Pontoon 4512 from the Damen Shipyards Group. The 45-metre barge will be capable of fulfilling a variety of roles in both the general maritime transport sector projects and the oil & gas industry. As well as carrying general cargo.

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Ferry contract for Damen’s Swedish repair yard
June 12, 2017

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet has won a contract for the refit and repair works of a Swedish ferry from Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration). Awarded after a public tender process, the contract refers to the Castella, a 77-metre long Ro-Ro ferry. Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, will complete the.

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Two Damen ferries for British Columbia, Canada
June 7, 2017

Following an extensive, multi-phased international tender process, Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract to construct two 81-metre ferries. The vessels are part of BC Ferries’ ongoing fleet renewal programme. BC Ferries operates 24 ferry routes along the coast of British Columbia, Canada. The new.

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Damen delivers ferry to the Gambia more than a month ahead of schedule
June 6, 2017

Damen has delivered a road ferry to a client in the Gambia more than a month ahead of schedule. The ferry was built entirely in the Netherlands to a very tight deadline, with the hull constructed in just 70 days at Damen’s subsidiary Niron Staal in Amsterdam. Engineering, purchase, outfitting.

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Damen Shipyards Group consolidate commitment to Australian shipbuilding
June 2, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group recently visited Adelaide to further consolidate their partnership with ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs Marine and Defence (Forgacs) (ASC Forgacs Shipbuilding) to build twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Australian Navy and to explore domestic and export opportunities for both the commercial and naval markets. Mr Roland.

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First steel cut for Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel
June 1, 2017

31 May 2017: Marking the commencement of construction of the Damen Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV), a steel cutting ceremony has been held at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Damen is constructing the ASRV for Serco Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Serco Australia who, in turn, signed a contract with.

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Damen Green Solutions introduces new Modular Approach for retrofitting scrubbers
May 31, 2017

Cuts time spent in dock from weeks to days Damen Green Solutions (DGS) in partnership with Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) and AEC, the scrubber supplier, is trialling a new technique for retrofitting scrubbers. Designated the Modular Approach, this new process is designed to cut the time that a vessel.

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Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping takes delivery of two Damen vessels for operations at Iraqi oil terminals

Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping LLC (JAK), a leading provider of specialist services to the offshore oil and gas sector in the Arabian Gulf, has taken delivery of a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 5009 and an ASD 3213 tug for operations at the Al Basra (ABOT) and Khor Al Amaya.

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Damen vessels on display at Seawork International 2017
May 30, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group will be attending the Seawork Commercial Marine & Workboat Exhibition & Conference in Southampton, UK, on 13-15 June 2017. Visitors will be able to meet company representatives at the quayside stand Q9. Two of Damen’s newest vessels – a Renewables Service Vessel 3315 and a Composite Stan.

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Damen Marine Components’ contribution to the success of ALP’s new long distance tugs

Eight Ø 5,050 mm Optima nozzles for the four Ultra Long Distance Towing and Anchor Handling Tugs have been delivered some time ago. Already in September last year, the first tug ALP Striker joined the ALP fleet and during the year remaining vessels will be delivered to the owner. Caterpillar.

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Albwardy Damen wins two ship repair awards in 4 weeks
May 19, 2017

Best UAE Shipyard 2017 and Best New Building Yard Albwardy Damen is very proud to have received two shipyards awards in the space of just 4 weeks. On the 19th of April, during the MASTECH conference in Dubai, Albwardy Damen received the prestigious Best UAE Shipyard Award for 2017. Then.

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Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector investment
May 18, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group supports the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an ecosystem under pressure’, by PRC (Policy Research Corporation). The report calls for increased investment into the Dutch naval fleet via ‘Launching Customer’ projects. The report was presented to the during a meeting of the Confederation.

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Damen’s first Renewables Service Vessel 3315 launched

Delta Marine’s Voe Vanguard sails straight into first project Damen has launched the Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type, which has been developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine. The first in the new series was officially christened Voe Vanguard at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld by Miss.

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Developing the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller
May 16, 2017

Marking a major step forward in the application of 3D printing techniques in the maritime sector, Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. The goal of this group of forward-looking companies is to develop the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s.

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Damen to build new beam trawler
May 11, 2017

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) is to build a new beam trawler for the Netherlands fishing fleet. The client is the Hakvoort Brothers from Urk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which will use a stock hull, will join another fishing boat operated by Hakvoort Brothers. This was also built by Damen.

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New Damen ASD 2411 tug for Saam Smit Towage in Panama
May 10, 2017

Saam Smit Towage has ordered a new ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) 2411 tug from Damen Shipyards, for operations in the port of Colón, Panama. Built for stock at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam, it was subsequently transported to the Netherlands for finishing. With the agreement in place the new.

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