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New Damen ASD Tug 2810 for Louis Meyer christened at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
August 25, 2020

Just four months after contract was signed On the 14 August, the naming ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem for the Peter Wessels. The new Damen ASD Tug 2810 handed over to Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & Co. KG (Louis Meyer) which is based in Hamburg. Even by.

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Damen Shiprepair Harlingen completes repair project on Rederij Doeksen 'Vlieland' ferry

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHl) has recently completed a repair project to Rederij Doeksen’s passenger/car ferry Vlieland. The vessel operates a ferry service across the Wadden Sea between Harlingen in the north of the Netherlands and the island of Vlieland. The Vlieland required repair following a recent incident that took place.

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Damen Marine Components delivers nozzles to super trawler modification project
August 20, 2020

Damen Marine Components has delivered two large 19A nozzles to Parlevliet & Van der Plas for its fishing trawler, the Margiris. The vessel is one of the largest of its type in the world. She has recently undergone a modification project at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. At Damen’s Amsterdam repair yard,.

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DOP becomes first locally built dredger in Argentina

SPI Servicios Portuarios Integrados for Mar del Plata port in Argentina has acquired a DOP Dredger component package from Damen Shipyards Group. The Argentinian shipyard will build major components and assemble the dredger. The DOP Dredger 250 will be used to dredge underneath a floating dock, which the shipyards wants.

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Boluda Towage Europe takes on two new tugs from Damen Shipyards Group
August 12, 2020

Boluda Towage Europe has ordered two 85-tonnes bollard pull ASD Tugs 2813 from Damen Shipyards Group, both complying with the most recent IMO Tier III emission standards, for operations in the Port of Zeebrugge as part of the extended concession for towage services. The new tugs will be named VB.

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Damen signs contract with Port of Antwerp for delivery of two IMO Tier III compliant RSD Tug 2513
July 28, 2020

On 8th of July, Damen Shipyards Group was awarded a contract by the Port of Antwerp to deliver two RSD Tugs 2513 after an intensive tender process. After a legal stand-still period of fifteen days, the award became final. The vessels are part of Damen’s Next Generation Tugs series and.

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RAMSSES project reaches significant milestone towards sustainable composite ship construction at Damen location
July 24, 2020

On 18th July, the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project reached a key milestone. On that date, at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) location in Vlissingen-East, the Netherlands, the project’s partners unveiled the recently assembled full scale composite ship’s hull section they.

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Damen contracted to deliver full option cutter suction dredger to Servimagnus in Argentina
July 15, 2020

The Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. The modular dredger is currently under construction in the Netherlands, and will be shipped to.

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Damen holds keel-laying for Port of Auckland’s fully electric RSD-E Tug 2513
July 9, 2020

On 7th July, in Vietnam, Damen Song Cam Shipyard, together with joint venture partner Song Cam Shipyard hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the electric RSD-E Tug 2513 that Damen is building for the Ports of Auckland, New Zealand. The ceremony was attended by Her Excellency Ms. Wendy Matthews, the ambassador.

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Damen delivers five zero emissions propulsion ferries to Arriva in Copenhagen
July 6, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered five Damen Ferries 2306 E3 to Arriva Denmark in Copenhagen. Arriva is operating the vessels on behalf of Danish public transport agency Movia. The vessels are based on Damen’s E3 philosophy – environmentally friendly, efficient in operation and economically viable. Towards a zero emissions future.

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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam delivers trawler ‘Jonge Johannes’
July 1, 2020

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has recently delivered a twin-rig fly shooting trawler to Urk-based brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. The new vessel is the LT 295 Jonge Johannes. The LT 295 marks Maaskant’s third delivery to the brothers. In fact, the relationship goes back still further – Maaskant having.

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Damen concludes Keel Laying on 75-metre Crane Barge for a project in Panama
June 30, 2020

June 18th Damen Shipyards Group successfully concluded keel laying for the Crane Barge 7532 that is going to be delivered in Panama, following award of tender in August last year. The barge is being built at Damen Yichang Shipyard in Hubei Province, China. The yard is almost back to full.

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Damen delivers custom RHIB to Naarden Lifeboat Brigade

Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered a new lifeboat, a Damen RHIB 975 Inboard, to the Naarden Lifeboat Brigade (Reddingsbrigade Naarden). Following a training period, during which the crew will familarise themselves with the new vessel, the Damen RHIB will conduct rescue operations on the Gooimeer, IJmeer and southern Markermeer.

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Dutch leading role for German frigate project MKS-180
June 19, 2020

On June 19th Damen Shipyards Group and the German Bundesamt fur Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr signed the contract for the construction of four MKS-180 frigates for the German Navy. Damen is the main contractor for this complex project which it is undertaking, together with partners Blohm+Voss and Thales,.

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'Stad Amsterdam' refloated in Den Helder
June 17, 2020

The Clipper Stad Amsterdam has recently been refloated in Den Helder’s historic Willemsoord Harbour. On May 26th, the drydock doors were opened, allowing sea water in. It was the first time the vessel had water under her keel since her arrival in Den Helder in November last year. There, Damen.

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Damen delivers ASD Tug 2312 to Iskes in Ijmuiden
June 15, 2020

On May 25th in IJmuiden, the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group delivered an ASD Tug 2312 named Jupiter to Iskes. The vessel, one of Damen’s next generation tugs, offers a package combining safety, sustainability, reliability and efficiency. Jupiter will operate in the ports of IJmuiden and Amsterdam carrying out regular port.

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Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage announces 24/7 coronavirus disinfection service
June 3, 2020

Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV), the mobile ship repair squad of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has announced the creation of a 24/7 Covid-19 Disinfection Service for ships. DSHV has sought to maintain service to its clients throughout the coronavirus crisis. With this new service, DSHV is extending its scope.

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Damen announces Electric Cutter Suction Dredger 650
May 26, 2020

Aligning industry towards sustainable future As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction.

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Damen delivers complete package for Korean multi-purpose vessel
May 19, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has signed an agreement with Korean yard Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) to deliver a complete components package. The package includes all equipment for oil recovery operations as well as a complete dredging installation. The multi-purpose vessel will primarily act as an oil recovery vessel, and.

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Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage signs contract with Verolme Special Equipment for ECGS service provision
May 15, 2020

Partnership aims to ensure global, 24/7 maritime service and sustainability Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV) has signed a joint partnership cooperation with Verolme Special Equipment for the provision of services to exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), widely known as Marine Scrubbers. The agreement arose from a mutual understanding that.

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Damen unveils new Utility Vessel 2613 for versatile fish-farming operations
May 12, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a new workboat for the aquaculture industry. The Damen Utility Vessel (UV) 2613 draws upon the heritage of proven vessels from the shipyard’s portfolio, such as the Multi Cat and Shoalbuster, to deliver extreme versatility to the fish-farming sector. The vessel’s scope of work covers.

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Damen delivers Multi Cat 1908 to Inverlussa Marine Services
May 8, 2020

On 30th March in Hardinxveld, the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group handed over a Multi Cat 1908 named Patricia Matheson to Inverlussa Marine Services. The company, based on the Isle of Mull, Scotland, will operate the vessel in the aquaculture industry.  Inverlussa Marine Service is one of Scotland’s leading workboat companies, supplying vessels to.

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Damen hosts digital steel-cutting ceremony for RoPax vessel

Shipyard uses digital communications to ensure safe steel-cutting ceremony during coronavirus outbreak On Monday, 27th April, Damen Yichang Shipyard in China hosted a steel cutting ceremony with a difference. As a result of safety measures surrounding the global COVID-19 outbreak, the occasion of first steel cut for a Damen RoPax.

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Connecting communities for 20 years
May 7, 2020

Damen Ferries marks two decades with a keen eye on a sustainable future Damen Shipyards Group has marked the twentieth anniversary of its ferries department. At the start of the new millennium, Damen formalised its activities in the waterborne public transport sector with a dedicated department. Today, the product group.

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Damen Song Cam Shipyard donates rice in fight against COVID-19
April 24, 2020

On the afternoon of 20th April, Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Hai Phong, Vietnam donated 3,000kg of rice to three hundred families living in the three surrounding communes of Thien Huong, Lam Dong and Hoang Dong. The donation is the yard’s response to the programme launched last month by the.

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Concordia Damen nominated to build new, sustainable training vessel for STC Group
April 3, 2020

Following a competitive European tender process, Concordia Damen has been nominated to build a new training vessel for the STC Group. The new vessel will be used in the training of students on maritime courses. The new, environmentally conscious vessel will replace two training vessels – the Princess Christina and.

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Damen part of support network for Air-Wave Protector snorkel mask – useful in the treatment of Coronavirus
March 26, 2020

We are proud to announce that Air-wave.org Association, a consortium initiated by Damen, Blue Orange Wave, Redgrasp and VFA Solutions with support from entrepreneurs, specialists and manufacturers in the Netherlands and Spain, has developed a protective mask useful in the protection of healthcare professionals. Damen’s Marc Derks, along with consultant.

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Marc van Heyningen appointed as new COO Damen Shipyards Group
March 23, 2020

As of April 1st, Marc van Heyningen will become the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Damen Shipyards Group. This completes the Executive Board of the leading Dutch maritime solutions provider. “We warmly welcome Marc on board,” said CEO Arnout Damen. “With his experience and background, he is certainly able.

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Damen completes combat systems installation and trials on second Indonesian guided missile frigate
March 18, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai (332). The PKR frigates are constructed via a modular process operating.

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Damen Marine Components wins steering & rudder systems order for three new trailing suction hopper dredgers
March 17, 2020

Damen Marine Components has won an order for three sets of steering and rudder systems for three dual-fuelled trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) currently being built at Keppel Offshore & Marine’s shipyard in Singapore for Van Oord. The vessels will be 138-metres in length and have a hopper capacity of.

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Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312
March 16, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Forth Ports Limited for an ASD Tug 2312. The signing ceremony took place in Tilbury Docks, UK on 26th February. Representing Damen was Area Director Frank de Lange, while Forth Ports was represented by COO Stuart Wallace. The new vessel will operate.

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DAMEN’s first dedicated sail support to star at St. Barths
March 11, 2020

The owner of the recently delivered 46-metre Yacht Support PINK SHADOW will deploy her together with his 53.7-metre sailing yacht PINK GIN VI at the upcoming St. Barths Bucket Regatta. A purpose-built Yacht Support with an outstanding operational profile, PINK SHADOW is the first Yacht Support fully dedicated to the.

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New Yacht Support vessel 'BLUE OCEAN' launched
March 10, 2020

The latest new build of the popular 55-metre Yacht Support hit the water at DAMEN’s yard in Antalya today. Named BLUE OCEAN, she is the eighth launch of the 55-metre YS 5009 (182 ft) design and will be available for immediate delivery this spring. The launch of BLUE OCEAN highlights.

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S. Walsh & Sons order pusher tug from Concordia Damen
March 3, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with London construction services provider S. Walsh & Sons (‘Walsh’) for a CS2010 pusher tug from Concordia Damen. As a result of Concordia Damen’s practice of building stock hulls, the pusher will be available for quick delivery in summer this year. The CS.

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BC Ferries reveals names of two new Damen-built vessels in Victoria naming ceremony
March 2, 2020

On 19th February BC Ferries held a naming ceremony for the first of its two Island Class Ferries at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime. At the event, the names of the vessels – Island Discovery and Island Aurora – were revealed for the first time. The two ferries, based on Damen’s.

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Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet Sweden wins life extension contract for survey vessel 'Ocean Surveyor'

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet in Sweden has won the public tender for a contract to undertake a major life extension programme on the survey and research vessel S/V Ocean Surveyor, owned by SGU, Sweden’s national geological survey agency. The vessel will undergo the life-time extension over the course of 12 months. It.

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Damen Shiprepair & Conversion undertaking OceanXplorer rebuild
February 28, 2020

Rebuilt vessel will further understanding of world’s oceans and enrich human existence Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) will soon deliver oceanographic research vessel OceanXplorer to OceanX following her extensive rebuild. The 87.1-metre vessel, formerly known as Alucia2, will continue the work of her sister vessel Alucia, broadening scientific understanding of the.

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Virtual training becomes reality for Royal Netherlands Navy
February 20, 2020

Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them. The programme was commissioned by the Royal Dutch.

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Main contractor Damen and more than a hundred companies contribute to Combat Support Ship
February 19, 2020

With the contract signing for construction for the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder, more than a hundred, mainly Dutch companies receive work. The contract was signed today in Den Helder by the Director of Defence Material Organization (DMO), Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard and Arnout Damen, the new.

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Yacht launch marks the start of AMELS spring deliveries

Yesterday the 62.5-metre AMELS 206 rolled out into brilliant sunshine, the first spring launch of the year for Dutch yacht builder AMELS and DAMEN. The yacht, from the AMELS Limited Editions range, will be one of six new build deliveries to their owners before the summer season. “It’s a wonderful.

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Albwardy Damen opens repair workshop in SOHAR
February 18, 2020

Albwardy Damen opens fourth operational location in the Middle East On February 12th Albwardy Damen entered into an agreement with SOHAR for the opening of a workshop. For the signing, which took place at SOHAR Port and Freezone Head Office in Oman, SOHAR was represented by Mark Geilenkirchen, CEO of.

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Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for Nigerian Navy landing craft
February 17, 2020

On 9th December Damen Shipyards Sharjah in the UAE held a keel-laying ceremony for a landing craft for the Nigerian Navy, an LST 100. The start of the vessel’s construction was attended by Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas. Damen has designed the LST 100 for a.

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Commissioning ceremony of Offshore Patrol Vessel PNS 'YARMOOK'
February 14, 2020

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020. Attending the event was Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani HI (M), Vice Chief of the Naval Staff as Chief Guest..

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Damen to supply five coastal ferries to Zanzibar Government
February 13, 2020

Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications & Transport of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar for the supply of five inshore ferries to carry tourists visiting Pemba Island and others nearby in the Zanzibar Archipelago. Delivery is scheduled for July 2020, when they will begin.

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Damen has developed a BWT Ex deckhouse that can withstand slamming of waves
February 12, 2020

Damen has developed standard Ballast Water Treatment Ex certified deckhouses that can withstand slamming of waves. These deckhouses can be placed on the open deck of a tanker vessel. Since a container construction is not designed to withstand the forces of wave slamming on the open deck of a tanker.

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New AMELS 60 yacht sold
February 11, 2020

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS and DAMEN has sold a 60-metre AMELS 60 for delivery to her owner in autumn 2022. The yacht is the second sale from this new Limited Editions design, which was introduced in August 2019. The AMELS 60 with hybrid power and propulsion technology has an.

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Damen delivers Long Range Ocean Patrol Vessel to the Mexican Navy
February 10, 2020

The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR) has held a ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) Class vessel ARM Reformador. The delivery ceremony was attended by Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, Secretary of the Navy and High Command of the Mexican Navy,.

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Damen unveils Ballast Water Pre Filtration Barge
February 6, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a Ballast Water Pre Filtration Barge (BWPF) to assist vessels in complying with the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention. The new legislation came into force on September 8th 2019 and Damen Green Solutions has prepared a range of products and services to assist its clients.

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Damen Shipyards congratulates the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service of their new dredgers
February 4, 2020

Damen congratulates the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service of their two new dredgers, among which is the Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects in the Gulf of Mexico; the first.

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Dutch Police continues fleet replacement with second Damen patrol vessel
February 3, 2020

31 January 2020: Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has hosted the official naming ceremony of a Damen Stan Patrol (SPa) 2005 for the Dutch National Police. The new vessel – named P64 – marks the second vessel in a six-ship contract between Damen and the Dutch Police. The Dutch Police will use.

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