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Damen supports team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18
November 17, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce its partnership with team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race. The Dutch shipbuilding company has provided onshore workshop containers that act as mobile technical operations areas for the team’s supporting shore crews, enabling the team to achieve its aims. In this respect, the.

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Damen supports team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce its partnership with team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race. The Dutch shipbuilding company has provided onshore workshop containers that act as mobile technical operations areas for the team’s supporting shore crews, enabling the team to achieve its aims. In this respect, the.

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From Amsterdam to Curacao: Damen’s repair yards update ISO and OHSAS certification
November 16, 2017

16 November 2017: Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron.

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From Amsterdam to Curacao: Damen’s repair yards update ISO and OHSAS certification

16 November 2017: Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron.

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Damen SAR vessel passes capsize test with engines running
November 15, 2017

Marking a true unique test, Damen has successfully completed full scale roll-over testing of its Search and Rescue Vessel 1906 with running engines. The tests were performed in Antalya, Turkey in cooperation with the Turkish Coast Guard and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in addition to engine manufacturer MTU..

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Damen SAR vessel passes capsize test with engines running

Marking a true unique test, Damen has successfully completed full scale roll-over testing of its Search and Rescue Vessel 1906 with running engines. The tests were performed in Antalya, Turkey in cooperation with the Turkish Coast Guard and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in addition to engine manufacturer MTU..

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Damen presents initial findings of CFD research project ‘Gone With the Wind’
November 14, 2017

At a conference hosted on 14 November by Numeca International, Marco Bovio, Senior Research Hydromechanics Engineer at Damen, presented details of internal research CFD based project ‘Gone With The Wind’ (GWTW). For the past two years Damen has been conducting a review of CFD technology and its applications in the.

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Damen presents initial findings of CFD research project ‘Gone With the Wind’

At a conference hosted on 14 November by Numeca International, Marco Bovio, Senior Research Hydromechanics Engineer at Damen, presented details of internal research CFD based project ‘Gone With The Wind’ (GWTW). For the past two years Damen has been conducting a review of CFD technology and its applications in the.

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Damen signs share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Daewoo’s shares in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries
November 10, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group has entered into a share purchase agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the acquisition of its majority share in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries (DMHI). The Daewoo shipyard in Mangalia, Romania was established in 1997 as a joint venture between Daewoo and 2 Mai Mangalia.

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Damen signs share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Daewoo’s shares in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries

Damen Shipyards Group has entered into a share purchase agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the acquisition of its majority share in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries (DMHI). The Daewoo shipyard in Mangalia, Romania was established in 1997 as a joint venture between Daewoo and 2 Mai Mangalia.

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Damen signs order with Multraship subsidiaries for two Stan Launch 804s for terminal operations
November 9, 2017

Today at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, Multraship and Damen signed a contract for the build and delivery of two Damen Stan Launch 804s. The new launches will be operated by Multraship subsidiaries Montis Mooring Boatservice BV and Verenigde Bootlieden BV. Verenigde Bootlieden BV and Montis Mooring Boatservice BV provide.

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Damen signs order with Multraship subsidiaries for two Stan Launch 804s for terminal operations

Today at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, Multraship and Damen signed a contract for the build and delivery of two Damen Stan Launch 804s. The new launches will be operated by Multraship subsidiaries Montis Mooring Boatservice BV and Verenigde Bootlieden BV. Verenigde Bootlieden BV and Montis Mooring Boatservice BV provide.

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Smit Lamnalco orders four Damen ASD 3212 Tugs

Towage and marine services’ company Smit Lamnalco has ordered four Damen ASD 3212 tugs – all for delivery next year. Making the announcement at the Europort Exhibition in Rotterdam, Smit Lamnalco CEO Mauro Fernando Sales said: “We decided to invest in four new Damen ASD tugs following the recent award.

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Smit Lamnalco orders four Damen ASD 3212 Tugs

Towage and marine services’ company Smit Lamnalco has ordered four Damen ASD 3212 tugs – all for delivery next year. Making the announcement at the Europort Exhibition in Rotterdam, Smit Lamnalco CEO Mauro Fernando Sales said: “We decided to invest in four new Damen ASD tugs following the recent award.

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Aqualiner signs contract with Damen for three more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries
November 8, 2017

Yesterday, November 7th, at the Europort 2017 exhibition in Rotterdam, Damen Shipyards Group and Belgian ferry operator Aqualiner signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, for operations on the Scheldt in Antwerp. Present at the signing were Gerbrand Schutten (CEO Aqualiner), Maurice Swets (CEO.

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Aqualiner signs contract with Damen for three more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

Yesterday, November 7th, at the Europort 2017 exhibition in Rotterdam, Damen Shipyards Group and Belgian ferry operator Aqualiner signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, for operations on the Scheldt in Antwerp. Present at the signing were Gerbrand Schutten (CEO Aqualiner), Maurice Swets (CEO.

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Ontario Government awards two ferry contract to Damen
November 6, 2017

The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery for two “road” ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68-metre Damen Road Ferry 6819 and a 98-metre Damen Road Ferry 9819. Although.

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Ontario Government awards two ferry contract to Damen

The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery for two “road” ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68-metre Damen Road Ferry 6819 and a 98-metre Damen Road Ferry 9819. Although.

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Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges

Tasmanian company will deliver barges for Australian Antarctic Division’s RSV Nuyina Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has selected Taylor Bros of Tasmania to supply two high powered Antarctic landing barges for Australia’s new icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina. Damen is building the vessel at its yard, Damen Shipyards Galati, in Romania.

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Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges

Tasmanian company will deliver barges for Australian Antarctic Division’s RSV Nuyina Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has selected Taylor Bros of Tasmania to supply two high powered Antarctic landing barges for Australia’s new icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina. Damen is building the vessel at its yard, Damen Shipyards Galati, in Romania.

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Innovative outer pump cover zipped on
November 2, 2017

How to dress your dredge pump for success Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto your.

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Innovative outer pump cover zipped on

How to dress your dredge pump for success Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto your.

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Successful demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology in UK
October 27, 2017

On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the.

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Successful demonstration of ¡VAMOS! technology in UK

On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the.

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Damen and Corrosion host anti-fouling seminar
October 23, 2017

On Friday the 15th of September, a seminar was held at the Rydes hotel in Wellington, New Zealand, which brought together representatives from Damen and Corrosion as well as Corrosion’s regional agent, Bowmar. The event focused on the prevention of fouling on box coolers and the benefits presented by Corrosion’s.

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Damen and Corrosion host anti-fouling seminar

On Friday the 15th of September, a seminar was held at the Rydes hotel in Wellington, New Zealand, which brought together representatives from Damen and Corrosion as well as Corrosion’s regional agent, Bowmar. The event focused on the prevention of fouling on box coolers and the benefits presented by Corrosion’s.

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Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers 'SST-Aruá'
October 20, 2017

Second tugboat in the series of four delivered to SAAM SMIT Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels. The first of the.

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Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers 'SST-Aruá'

Second tugboat in the series of four delivered to SAAM SMIT Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels. The first of the.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town to host first African dredging seminar
October 17, 2017

On 23rd November, Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and TNPA. The seminar is open to all with an interest.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town to host first African dredging seminar

On 23rd November, Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and TNPA. The seminar is open to all with an interest.

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Damen TSHD 650 ‘Tommy Norton’ begins operations at Gippsland Lakes, Australia
October 11, 2017

The Tommy Norton, a Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 built at Damen Shipyards Yichang has been officially delivered to her proud owner, Gippsland Ports. The first dredger to be built by Damen Shipyards Group for Australia, the 60-metre Tommy Norton has now started work to deliver safe and.

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Damen TSHD 650 ‘Tommy Norton’ begins operations at Gippsland Lakes, Australia

The Tommy Norton, a Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 built at Damen Shipyards Yichang has been officially delivered to her proud owner, Gippsland Ports. The first dredger to be built by Damen Shipyards Group for Australia, the 60-metre Tommy Norton has now started work to deliver safe and.

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AMELS signs new 78-metre full custom yacht
October 10, 2017

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is pleased to announce a new order for a 78-metre AMELS Full Custom yacht (256 ft) by Espen Øino with the contract signed during the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. When the yacht is delivered in 2021, it will be the largest AMELS by Gross Tonnage.

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AMELS signs new 78-metre full custom yacht

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is pleased to announce a new order for a 78-metre AMELS Full Custom yacht (256 ft) by Espen Øino with the contract signed during the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. When the yacht is delivered in 2021, it will be the largest AMELS by Gross Tonnage.

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Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing
October 9, 2017

Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients, industry partners and media at Damen’s second annual Workboat Festival. Held at Damen Shipyards’ HQ at Gorinchem, the event not only invited guests to.

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Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing

Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients, industry partners and media at Damen’s second annual Workboat Festival. Held at Damen Shipyards’ HQ at Gorinchem, the event not only invited guests to.

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Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract
October 5, 2017

TSHD 2000 will be built for Rosmorport at LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ 22 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ to build a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The vessel will be built by order of FSUE ‘Rosmorport’ in Petrozavodsk (the Russian Federation) and.

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Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract

TSHD 2000 will be built for Rosmorport at LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ 22 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ to build a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The vessel will be built by order of FSUE ‘Rosmorport’ in Petrozavodsk (the Russian Federation) and.

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Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties
October 3, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services is based in Saudi Arabia. The.

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Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services is based in Saudi Arabia. The.

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Damen appoints new Sales Director Cruise New Building
October 2, 2017

02 October 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Andrea Trevisan as its new Sales Director Cruise New Building. The announcement coincides with Damen’s ambitions to further expand its standing in the Expedition and small size Cruise Vessels market. Mr Trevisan will oversee Damen’s global commercial and marketing activities with regard.

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Damen appoints new Sales Director Cruise New Building

02 October 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Andrea Trevisan as its new Sales Director Cruise New Building. The announcement coincides with Damen’s ambitions to further expand its standing in the Expedition and small size Cruise Vessels market. Mr Trevisan will oversee Damen’s global commercial and marketing activities with regard.

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CEDA meeting on small scale dredging held at Damen Dredging Equipment
September 29, 2017

On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging.

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CEDA meeting on small scale dredging held at Damen Dredging Equipment

On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging.

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Veracel Celulose contracted Damen for a dredging solution to keep their maritime terminal accessible
September 27, 2017

Veracel Celulose, one of the world’s most advanced pulp manufacturers, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their maritime terminal at sufficient water depth. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a solution to maintain the terminal water depth. The solution was.

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Veracel Celulose contracted Damen for a dredging solution to keep their maritime terminal accessible

Veracel Celulose, one of the world’s most advanced pulp manufacturers, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their maritime terminal at sufficient water depth. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a solution to maintain the terminal water depth. The solution was.

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Join the Albwardy Damen Experience Day on 28 September
September 26, 2017

Visit the new-build and ship repair facilities in Sharjah, UAE, and participate in seminars and on-the-water demonstrations Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, immediately following the three-day Seatrade Middle East event taking place in Abu Dhabi. The Experience Day is.

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Join the Albwardy Damen Experience Day on 28 September

Visit the new-build and ship repair facilities in Sharjah, UAE, and participate in seminars and on-the-water demonstrations Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, immediately following the three-day Seatrade Middle East event taking place in Abu Dhabi. The Experience Day is.

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Damen displays leading position in global OPV market
September 20, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group has compiled a comprehensive summary of its worldwide shipbuilding activities regarding Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). The information shows that, with five vessels delivered in the last year and 15 currently under construction, Damen has unrivalled experience in serving the naval industry with its OPV portfolio. Moreover, the.

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Damen displays leading position in global OPV market

Damen Shipyards Group has compiled a comprehensive summary of its worldwide shipbuilding activities regarding Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). The information shows that, with five vessels delivered in the last year and 15 currently under construction, Damen has unrivalled experience in serving the naval industry with its OPV portfolio. Moreover, the.

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Damen to open Service Hub in Russian Black Sea port
September 19, 2017

20 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. The primary aims of the Service Hub will be to optimise the services provided to the growing number.

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Damen to open Service Hub in Russian Black Sea port

20 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. The primary aims of the Service Hub will be to optimise the services provided to the growing number.

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3D printed ship’s propeller takes step closer to completion
September 10, 2017

A prototype of the world’s first class approved ship’s propeller has been produced using 3D printing techniques. The 1,350mm diameter propeller – named WAAMpeller – is the result of a cooperative consortium of companies that includes Damen Shipyards Group, RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. The WAAMpeller was fabricated from.

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3D printed ship’s propeller takes step closer to completion

A prototype of the world’s first class approved ship’s propeller has been produced using 3D printing techniques. The 1,350mm diameter propeller – named WAAMpeller – is the result of a cooperative consortium of companies that includes Damen Shipyards Group, RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. The WAAMpeller was fabricated from.

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AMELS 188 superyacht sold with fast delivery in less than a year
September 7, 2017

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is proud to confirm the sale of the first 57.70-metre AMELS 188 from the Limited Editions range. The new Tim Heywood design – the first to feature the AMELS Hybrid Switchboard with battery power – will be delivered in less than a year in the.

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AMELS 188 superyacht sold with fast delivery in less than a year

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is proud to confirm the sale of the first 57.70-metre AMELS 188 from the Limited Editions range. The new Tim Heywood design – the first to feature the AMELS Hybrid Switchboard with battery power – will be delivered in less than a year in the.

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'Bibby WaveMaster 1' officially named in Rotterdam
September 6, 2017

Ground-breaking Damen Service Operations Vessel makes her debut On the 6th of September, at 13:00 hrs local time, the naming ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 took place at the cruise terminal in the Port of Rotterdam in front of more than 125 guests from the UK-based Bibby Group, Damen.

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'Bibby WaveMaster 1' officially named in Rotterdam

Ground-breaking Damen Service Operations Vessel makes her debut On the 6th of September, at 13:00 hrs local time, the naming ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 took place at the cruise terminal in the Port of Rotterdam in front of more than 125 guests from the UK-based Bibby Group, Damen.

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Damen Shipyards Group delivers Shoalbuster 3209 to ISA Towage B.V.
September 5, 2017

ISA Towage B.V. (formerly known as V.O.F. Sleepboot ISA) has taken delivery of a Shoalbuster 3209 from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld (DSHa). The vessel was already in stock at the yard and was handed over to the client within four weeks of the order being agreed. Damen’s extensive range of Shoalbuster.

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Damen Shipyards Group delivers Shoalbuster 3209 to ISA Towage B.V.

ISA Towage B.V. (formerly known as V.O.F. Sleepboot ISA) has taken delivery of a Shoalbuster 3209 from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld (DSHa). The vessel was already in stock at the yard and was handed over to the client within four weeks of the order being agreed. Damen’s extensive range of Shoalbuster.

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E-DOP: Damen introduces electrically-driven dredge pump
September 4, 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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E-DOP: Damen introduces electrically-driven dredge pump

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 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 3, 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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Damen Shipyards Group selects Trojan Marinex ballast water treatment system for Antarctic Research Vessel

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 30, 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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Keel-laying at Damen Shipyards Sharjah for RAK Ports ASD Tug 2913

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 28, 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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Homeland takes delivery of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel 'Guardian 3'

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 27, 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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Three Damen Stan Pontoons to support construction of London’s ‘super sewer’

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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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 24, 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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Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award

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

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 20, 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 launches free dredge calculator

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 17, 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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Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam successfully completed the refit of Petrojarl 1

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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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 14, 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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Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

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 10, 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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Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

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 24, 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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VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade

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 19, 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 TSHD 650 on way to Gippsland Ports

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 16, 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 to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show

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 12, 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 successfully organises Dredging Seminar in Bangladesh

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

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 delegation continues to forge Australian connections for SEA 1180 OPV Programme

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 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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