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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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Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug ‘Southampton’
September 25, 2018

Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, in 2017 and 2018. One of this quartet, the Southampton is currently operating in the Port.

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Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker
September 24, 2018

Damen has carried out the successful floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati. The carefully executed procedure was achieved by raising the water level in the yard’s dry dock by six metres; a process taking two days to complete. Once.

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Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’
September 20, 2018

Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, have been officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Iskes Towage & Salvage, which was formed by.

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Damen supplies DOP150 submersible dredge pump for new power plant project in Brazil
September 13, 2018

Damen has supplied a DOP150 submersible dredge pump to Brazilian civil engineering contractor BELOV. It is now in operation, creating an access channel into the sea for a new power plant currently under construction. The access channel is for a critical pipeline for the plant’s cooling system and when completed.

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Damen performs tank testing of new FCS 7011
September 12, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group has carried out tank testing of its 70-metre Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011. The tests were carried out at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) with a 2.8-metre long model. Intended for long distance crew transfer operations, the Damen FCS 7011 will offer the offshore oil.

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Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
September 10, 2018

Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the annual Shipbuilder’s Day festivities on 15 August. The exhibition.

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Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy
September 7, 2018

3 September 2018: Chairman and owner of Damen Shipyards Group Kommer Damen has held a meeting with the Romanian Minister of Economy Dănuţ Andruşcă to discuss the future of the Damen Shipyards Mangalia. Following Damen Shipyards Group’s acquisition of the shares of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Daewoo Mangalia.

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Wilson Sons delivers third Damen designed ASD Tug 2411 to SAAM SMIT Towage in Brazil
August 28, 2018

Wilson Sons Estaleiros has delivered the third Damen designed ASD Tug 2411 to SAAM SMIT Towage in Brazil. The vessel is part of a four-vessel order, the final unit of which the shipyard is on track to deliver according to schedule in November this year. Damen has partnered with Wilson.

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Damen RSD Tug 2513 undertakes successful towing tests with Svitzer in Port of Felixstowe
August 23, 2018

Fresh from a European tour that has taken her to the shores of Malta, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, Damen’s new RSD Tug 2513 Innovation has taken part in towing tests in the Port of Felixstowe, UK. The intention of the tests was.

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Albwardy Damen expands ship repair services to SOHAR Port and Freezone

Fourth location in the Middle East Albwardy Damen has expanded its services to SOHAR, Sultanate of Oman – a historic milestone as the joint venture company celebrates its 40th anniversary. Muscat, August 23, 2018: Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil.

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Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
August 16, 2018

Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years since Romanian unification and Damen.

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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-up 'Brave Tern' completes major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam
August 9, 2018

Brave Tern, the 132-metre jack-up operated by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, has completed a major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. The main operation was the insertion of a 20-metre section into the main boom of the 800-tonne crane, allowing it to reach a height of 120 metres. This upgrade.

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Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
August 7, 2018

Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard, Chile. Design of the vessel was done in collaboration with VARD.

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Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig 'Stena Don'
August 2, 2018

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel will arrive at DVR in October 2018 and is expected.

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Damen signs with VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services for ASD Tug 2310
July 30, 2018

On 24th July, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Cyprus-based VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services, the supplier of marine services to the Port of Vasiliko and the VTTV Oil Terminal Jetty, for a Damen ASD Tug 2310. Attending the contract signing event was Cyprus’ Minister of Transport Ms. Vassiliki Anastassiadou,.

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DAMEN lays keel for 77-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

On 27 July DAMEN SeaXplorer marked a milestone in the construction of the SeaXplorer 77 expedition yacht at a keel laying ceremony at Damen Shipyards Galati on the banks of the Danube. The owner attended the ceremony and welded the traditional coin on the keel. Following the hull building phase,.

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Maintenance and repair for 'Fugro Mercator' at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen
July 26, 2018

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHL) has completed maintenance and repair works on the Fugro Mercator, a twin-hulled survey vessel operated by Fugro. Fugro Mercator is a 42.35-metre survey vessel deployed in some of the most challenging locations by Fugro for bathymetric and geophysical surveys, cable and pipeline route surveys. The vessel’s.

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Damen and Skoon Energy sign agreement for advancement of sustainable shipping solutions
July 25, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group and Skoon Energy have signed a cooperation agreement of understanding for the advancement of energy transition in the shipping industry. The agreement combines Damen’s 90 years of experience with the dynamism of a new start-up, founded in 2017, by Daan Geldermans and Peter Paul van Voorst, two.

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Team AkzoNobel completes Volvo Ocean Race with Damen Workshop Containers
July 24, 2018

Recently, team AkzoNobel completed its first Volvo Ocean Race, concluding the final leg in second place and finishing fourth overall. The team finished on the podium on six of the eleven legs. During the race, the team was supported by two Damen Workshop Containers. The two containers leapfrogged each other.

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Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard
July 23, 2018

To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on Monday, July 23rd. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the Mangalia shipyard, formerly known as Daewoo Mangalia.

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