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Damen delivers third Fast Crew Supplier 2710 to High Speed Transfers
October 31, 2019

The delivery of the third Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 bought by Swansea, UK-based High Speed Transfers has taken place at Damen Shipyards Antalya. Named HST Harri, she joins the HST Hudson, delivered in May 2018, and the HST Sofia, which was handed over in March this year. A fourth.

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A second Damen FCS 2610 for MMS Offshore
October 30, 2019

MMS Offshore Renewable Services Ltd has taken delivery of a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 from Damen Shipyards Group. The new vessel – to be called MMS Superior – will be deployed in a variety of roles in the offshore renewables, oil & gas and marine civil engineering sectors. MMS.

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Seafast Marine’s RSV named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld
October 29, 2019

On Friday 18 October 2019, renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura was named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in The Netherlands. Isle of Jura is a newbuild vessel, constructed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, and is the second vessel built to a new Damen Renewables Service Vessel design. The RSV was.

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Damen Marine Components BARKE® rudder a hit with Coastal Transportation Inc.

A recent project by Damen Marine Components has been a big hit with the customer. The project involved the retrofit of a new rudder that delivered performance improvements exceeding the expectations of the ship’s owner and captain. The vessel involved was the Coastal Standard, a 73-metre short-sea vessel built in.

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'Stad Amsterdam' arrives in Den Helder for mid-life maintenance programme
October 28, 2019

Damen preparing Clipper vessel to undertake world tour promotion of UN Sustainable Development Goals On 28th October, the iconic Clipper Stad Amsterdam arrived early in Den Helder in sunny weather, after a calm voyage from Amsterdam. After watching her arrival, invited guests were given a tour of the vessel by.

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Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for WSA Koblenz’s new diving bell ship
October 25, 2019

The keel-laying ceremony has been held at Europoort Construction in Hendrik Ido Ambacht for the diving bell vessel ordered by Customer FMSW Koblenz from Damen in January this year. The operator is the Duisburg waterway and shipping authority WSA (Wasserstrassen- und Schifffahrtsamt). Following the fabrication of the hull, Damen will.

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Second of Damen’s innovative wind farm maintenance SOV 9020 class is delivered to Bibby Marine Services
October 24, 2019

The second of Damen’s innovative Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) 9020 has been handed over to Bibby Marine Services at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. On her arrival in the North Sea, the Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will begin maintenance work off the coast of Germany on two EnBW and Enbridge-owned windfarms–.

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Damen signs contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works for third ASD Tug 2009
October 23, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group on 22nd October signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for the materials package of a third ASD Tug 2009 under the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC). The order follows a contract of two ASD Tugs 2009 signed in July 2019. KS&EW are constructing all.

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Latest Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels for Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited arrive in Nigeria
October 22, 2019

The latest additions to the modern and diverse fleet operated by Homeland Integrated Offshore Services (Homeland IOS Ltd) have arrived safely in Nigeria and are now being prepared for their first assignments. The addition of these vessels brings improved capability to Homeland’s squadron of Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels. These.

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Damen partners with Maris to consider seaweed solution
October 18, 2019

Consortium weighs viability of harvesting, preprocessing and transportation of Sargassum Damen Shipyards Group and Maris Projects have joined forces to tackle the issue of invasive Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean region – including the Dutch Caribbean Islands. The partners are working towards the developments of a holistic solution. The work.

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Damen partners with TCS for increased vessel connectivity
October 15, 2019

With its eyes firmly on the future, Damen has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in the development of an integrated IoT platform. With this, Damen vessels become increasingly connected and Damen is able to gather and analyse data from the 10-15,000 sensors on board its vessels. The results of.

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Damen hosts keel-laying celebration for Hanson’s Marine Aggregate Dredger
October 3, 2019

On 3rd October, Damen Shipyards Galati hosted a celebration marking the keel-laying of a Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 for Hanson UK. The event was well attended by representatives of both Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson UK. The keel of the new MAD 3500 was laid at the Romanian.

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Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for Utility Vessel 3911
September 30, 2019

On 21st August, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) for the delivery of a Utility Vessel 3911. The vessel will be used by Damen’s client for buoy-laying and maintenance support operations in the ports of the island nation. Damen has a long relationship.

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Albwardy Damen wins Shipyard of the Year Award at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East
September 25, 2019

Albwardy Damen has been presented with the Shipyard of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony that took place on the first evening of the UAE Maritime Week. The event was the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa, which recognises the personalities and organisations that have.

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Damen completes maintenance work on 'Innovation' at Damen Verolme Rotterdam
September 20, 2019

Heavy-lift jack-up vessel Innovation, one of DEME’s DP2 installation vessels, left Damen Verolme Rotterdam shipyard in early September 2019 following a major refit. Innovation spent several months in the Verolme shipyard undergoing renewal of its aft leg sections and an overhaul of its jacking motors. Innovation measures 147.5 metres in.

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SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel
September 18, 2019

In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone in a business relationship spanning several decades and involving numerous vessels. Due to an.

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New AMELS 206 sold with spring 2020 delivery
September 16, 2019

Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS has sold a new 62-metre AMELS 206 from the AMELS Limited Editions range. The owner, who is from the Asia-Pacific region, will take delivery of the yacht in spring 2020 and plans to cruise destinations around the world. The sale highlights the ongoing success of.

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Port Napier, NZ, places order for Damen ATD Tug 2412
September 13, 2019

Napier Port, the third largest port on New Zealand’s North Island, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for an Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tug 2412 Twin Fin for delivery later this year. The contract was signed by Sjoerd de Bruin, sales manager Pacific for Damen and Napier Port.

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Damen signs 75-metre bespoke Yacht Support
September 11, 2019

Dutch yacht builder Damen is delighted to announce a new order for a 75-metre bespoke support yacht. She will be the largest Damen Yacht Support built to date when delivered in 2022. The customised inhouse design is based on the newly developed YS 7512 model in the Damen Yacht Support.

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Damen announces fourth edition of its popular annual networking event

Damen Workboat Show is rebranded as Damen Maritime Festival Damen Shipyards Group is once again holding its one-day-only annual industry networking event at its headquarters at Gorinchem in the Netherlands. Following three successful editions as the Damen Workboat Show, this year it has been rebranded as the Damen Maritime Festival.

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Van Wijngaarden Marine Services places order for its first Damen Multi Cat DP1
September 10, 2019

Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. This latest order represents a new step for the family-owned company. To date, its relationship with Damen has focused on the group’s Shoalbuster range with the company now.

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Damen Marine Components supplies steering system for versatile trawler 'Cape Arkona'

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has won a contract to supply a steering system for the trawler Cape Arkona. Currently in build at the Baatbygg yard at Måløy in western Norway for Austral Fisheries, the 1,150m³ vessel is capable of alternating between operating as a freezer trawler, long liner and a.

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InvaSave proves ready to help vessel owners in time for Ballast Water Management Convention deadline
September 9, 2019

The InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system from Damen Green Solutions has demonstrated beyond doubt its capability to help ships meet the incoming D2 standard. All vessels will be required to comply with the standard which came into force on September 8th this year. This summer the InvaSave crew teamed.

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Two more Damen tugs for Ecuador harbour support
September 2, 2019

Delivery of two ASDs increases DLEN’s fleet to six Damen tugs Damen Shipyards Group has sold two Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) Tugs to Ecuador-based DLEN S.A. The vessels will give tug assistance during bunkering operations to Corpetrolsa’s fleet of tankers, a subsidiary of DLEN, as well as other vessels entering the.

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Rugby World Cup 2019 favourites visit HST newbuilds at Damen Shipyards Antalya
August 29, 2019

On 22 August, Damen Shipyards Antalya had the pleasure of a visit by members of the Welsh national rugby team. The team was invited to the yard by Tom Nevin, chief executive officer of High Speed Transfers Ltd, the crew transfer specialist that is based in Swansea, Wales, when he.

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Damen wins UX Design Award for Human Machine Interface for Tugs
August 22, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group has won an award for the Human Machine Interface that it has been developing over the past two years for its Next Generation Tug Series. The UX Design Awards are intended to honour innovative solutions that add value to applications, technologies and services through positive experiences, thereby.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town joins Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association
August 15, 2019

Damen Shipyards Cape Town has joined the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) in South Africa. The yard is represented in the Association by Transformation and ESD Manager Eva Moloi. WISTA is an international networking organisation whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in.

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Caspian Offshore Construction takes swift delivery of Damen Stan Tug 1606 ICE
August 12, 2019

Caspian Offshore Construction has recently taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 ICE class in Kazakhstan. The company turned to Damen when a contract they secured required fast delivery of a small ice class vessel. Damen was able to have the vessel – named Caspian Flora – underway to.

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Third S. T. Marine Support Multi Cat named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld
August 9, 2019

On 2nd August, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld hosted a naming ceremony for S. T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat, AUXILIA. The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. AUXILIA is the.

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Damen signs milestone pontoon order
August 7, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group has recently signed a contract for the delivery of a pontoon to France-based company, Marc SA. The contract is a significant one for Damen, being the 100th order for a pontoon since the company opened its dedicated Pontoons & Barges product department in 2010. The client, is.

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Damen installs solar panels at Dutch shipyards
August 6, 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Damen Shipyards Group is having solar panels installed at a number of its Dutch yards. Collectively, the installations will provide approximately 11,000 MWh clean electricity per year. Project manager, Gerard Kornet, of Damen explains, “At Damen, we always take a long-term view..

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Damen signs contract with Ports of Auckland for fully electric RSD-E Tug 2513
August 5, 2019

Innovative vessel will be first fully electric ship-handling tug with 70 tonnes bollard pull On 29th July, New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of an innovative new vessel. The RSD-E Tug 2513 will be the first fully-electric ship-handling tug in.

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Damen Landing Utility Vessel 1608 unveiled for aquaculture industry
August 2, 2019

D-day for new fish farm landing craft On 26th July, Damen Shipyards Group and Coastal Workboats Scotland unveiled a new vessel for the aquaculture industry in Oban, Scotland. The unveiling of the new Damen Landing Utility Vessel 1608 took place at the same time as the handover of the first.

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First Damen MAD3500 aggregates dredger launched at Damen Shipyards Galati
August 1, 2019

The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredger class, a 103.5 metre MAD 3500, has been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania. The vessel, to be named the CEMEX Go Innovation, is the result of close cooperation between CEMEX UK Marine and Damen and represents the first of.

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Two more Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited of Nigeria
July 23, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two additional Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3307 vessels configured as patrol boats to leading West African offshore services supplier Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL), just five months after the contracts were signed. The handing over of Guardian 9 and Guardian 10 adds to the.

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Damen to prepare 'Stad Amsterdam' for 'green ambassador' role
July 22, 2019

Clipper vessel to undertake world tour promotion of UN Sustainable Development Goals On 18th July, a press conference was held at the Willemsoord historic harbour in Den Helder. The subject of the meeting was the mid-life maintenance programme of the Clipper Stad Amsterdam, scheduled to take place in Den Helder.

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Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 'Vincenzino O.' in Cagliari
July 19, 2019

On 18 July 2019, Moby held a naming ceremony for their new Damen ASD Tug 2813, Vincenzino O. in Cagliari as part of the company’s plans to upgrade its fleet. Moby’s CEO Achille Onorato says: “We are very proud to welcome this new tug to our fleet. The vessel, which.

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Second Damen technical seminar to be held in Africa a continuous success
July 15, 2019

Damen Services has just completed its second technical seminar to be held in Africa. The event focused on navigational equipment supplied by Alphatron Marine and involved technical staff from owners and operators of Damen vessels in Nigeria. During these three intensive days the attendees improved their problem-solving abilities and maintenance.

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Damen signs maintenance contract with Netherlands Ministry of Defence
July 11, 2019

On 11th July, Damen Shipyards Den Helder signed a midlife upkeep (MLU) contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. With this contract, support ship HNLMS Pelikaan, along with hydrographic survey vessels HNLMS Snellius and HNLMS Luymes, all of the Royal Netherlands Navy, are heading to Damen Shipyards Den Helder for.

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Damen signs contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works for Material Package of two ASD Tugs 2009
July 5, 2019

On 5th July, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) Material Package. The contract will see KS&EW constructing two Damen ASD Tugs 2009 with Damen’s support. The contract was signed on behalf of KS&EW by General Manager Shipbuilding.

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Multraship holds naming ceremony for two new Damen tugs
July 2, 2019

Dutch towage company and maritime services provider Multraship Towage & Salvage has carried out christening ceremonies at its home port of Terneuzen in the Netherlands for its two new Damen-built tugs – one of which is the first IMO Tier III-compliant tug in Europe. The vessels are a Reversed Stern.

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Damen releases annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Latest editions details group alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the publication of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report 2018. The company publishes the report annually, communicating both financial and non-financial information relating to the group’s CSR activities from the preceding year. Previously.

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Damen signs contract with Baleària for Eco-efficient tug in Port of Ciutadella
June 27, 2019

Damen Stan Tug 1606 E3 the first IMO TIER III compliant harbour tug in the Mediteranean Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Spain-based major ferry operator Baleària for the delivery of a Stan Tug 1606 E3. The contract was signed by Mr. Ettore Morace and Guillermo Alomar, executive.

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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completes major maintenance programme on OSV Deep Arctic
June 26, 2019

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has bid farewell to the Diving Support Vessel Deep Arctic following a significant maintenance stopover, a substantial proportion of which was spent in dry dock. It was an exceptionally complex project with a total of 2198 work permits issued, an indication of the large number of individual.

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Concordia Damen ships 18 hulls from Shanghai to Rotterdam
June 24, 2019

On Monday, 17th June, heavy-lift vessel Black Marlin departed Shanghai. On deck with eighteen Concordia Damen inland shipping vessel hulls and a Damen Crane Barge 6324, bound for Rotterdam. Concordia Damen regularly conducts such heavy-lift transportations as a means of providing its customers with cost-efficient vessels. The hulls and crane.

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Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new FCS 7011 Crew Change

Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. This milestone, the result of many thousands of hours of.

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Damen Shipyards welcomes Mexican cadets and crew of the ARM Cuauhtémoc during Sail Scheveningen
June 21, 2019

Due to the port visit of the Mexican Sail Training Vessel ARM Cuauhtémoc to Scheveningen, the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards welcomed a group of officers, cadets and crew into its facilities in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. With this event, Damen celebrates its relationship of more than 40 years with Mexico, a country.

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First European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO departs Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque
June 20, 2019

The first European dredger converted to dual-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion has departed Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) to return to work, 23 months after contract signing. The 117 metre, 8,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain is owned by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports and operated by the Port of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire. Damen delivered.

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Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet Sweden achieves coveted AAA credit rating

Seven years after the facility was acquired by Damen, the group’s Swedish shipyard, Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has had its credit rating, as awarded by European credit rating agency Bisnode, upgraded from B to AAA. With only 2.3% of companies in Sweden achieving the highest possible rating of AAA, this demonstrates.

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