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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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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam converting platform supply vessel into fish feed carrier for Eidsvaag
January 30, 2020

Shipbuilder stays on top of the market by seeing opportunities to convert platform supply vessels into highly demanded fish feed carriers Eidsvaag, the Norwegian company that specialises in the distribution of fish feed, has contracted Damen to carry out a conversion project. Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) is converting a platform.

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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completes triple cruise ship maintenance & repair programme
January 29, 2020

In just five weeks over the course of November and into December, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed extensive annual repair and maintenance programmes on three cruises ships ahead of their winter season. The Magellan, Marco Polo and Astor are operated by the UK’s leading independent cruise line Cruise and Maritime.

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Damen OSV 9020 answers calls for versatility in offshore support
January 27, 2020

Following calls for great vessel versatility offshore Damen has developed a new concept vessel – the Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 9020. The vessel features a stable platform with lots of accommodation, good station-keeping capability, low carbon emissions and lots of flexibility to add mission-specific tools. “We were approached by several.

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High Speed Transfers takes delivery of fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2710 in 18 months

The UK-based High Speed Transfers (HST) Ltd has taken delivery of its fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710. This has occurred just over 18 months since it received its first, the HST Hudson, in June 2018, which was followed by HST Sofia in March 2019 and HST Harri in October.

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AMELS and DAMEN yachts in busy start to 2020 at Dutch yard
January 21, 2020

In January an impressive line-up of AMELS and DAMEN yachts are capturing local attention on the outfitting quays of Damen Yachting’s Vlissingen City yard in the Netherlands, including the hull of a 78-metre AMELS Full Custom yacht. When completed in 2021, the yacht will be the largest AMELS to date..

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Damen signs MoU for development of Bangladesh shipbuilding initiative
January 14, 2020

On 14th January, Gentium and Damen Shipyards Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh in Dhaka. Also present at the signing ceremony were representatives of the Netherlands Embassy in Bangladesh, who are supporting Gentium-Damen in their undertaking. The goal of the MoU is.

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Damen and Blohm + Voss selected for construction German MKS180 frigates

The German government has announced its intention to select Damen as the main contractor, together with partners Blohm + Voss and Thales, for supplying at least four Multi-Purpose Combat Ship MKS 180 frigates to the German Navy. The Dutch naval shipbuilder is extremely proud of, and satisfied with, the result.

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Damen announces more Technical Seminars in Nigeria for 2020
January 13, 2020

Shipbuilder aiming to increase knowledge and transfer of skills in support of local industry development Following the success of the Technical Seminars that it introduced in Nigeria in 2019, Damen Shipyards Group will this year hold another series of events. With the three-day long, intensive training events, Damen aims to.

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The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research
January 10, 2020

English version Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam coordinating multi-party hybrid and electric propulsion research project Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The project, which is called AQUACULTURe, is a collaborative effort between.

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Sea trials of Damen Mexican Navy frigate complete
December 27, 2019

ARM Reformador project shows economic impact of local shipbuilding Working in close cooperation, Damen Shipyards Group, the Mexican Navy, subcontractors and suppliers have completed successful sea trials of the Mexican Navy’s POLA-class ARM Reformador. The programme of sea trials was comprehensive, including testing of platform and combat systems in addition.

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New CEO and structure for Damen
December 23, 2019

Gorinchem, 23 December 2019 – As of January 1, Arnout Damen will become the new CEO of Damen Shipyards Group. At the same time, the shipbuilding company is switching to a divisional structure to serve the market more effectively and efficiently. Arnout Damen takes over from René Berkvens, who has.

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Damen Marine Components completes series supply of rudders for 1,750 TEU Feeder Container vessels

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has completed the supply of nine Van der Velden ATLANTIC rudders to COSCO Guangdong Shipyard over a two-and-a-half-year period. These have been installed on nine 1,750 TEU Feeder Container Vessels built for a UK-headquartered ship owning and management company. The supply took place in three stages.

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Dutch Cabinet decides to build Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder
December 20, 2019

On 19 December the Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called D-letter to the Parliament, to begin the construction of the Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder. The D-letter, part of the Defense Materiel Process (DMP), is the conclusive letter announcing the procurement decision for a large military.

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Rederij Long Ships turns to Damen Maaskant for new beam trawler
December 18, 2019

Belgian family fishing company Rederij Long Ships has contracted Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam to build a new 38-metre long Beam Trawler. The vessel will be a new Maaskant design – the BT3808 – that the shipyard has modified to realise a twelve per cent increase in bollard pull during trawling..

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Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action
December 17, 2019

Shoalbuster 3815 Ultra Shallow Draught completes sea trials with a draft of 120cm Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite.

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Damen delivers two new vessels to RAK Ports
December 16, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two vessels to RAK Ports in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deliveries took place on 5th December at the Ras Al Khaimah Cruise Terminal. The vessels in question were a Damen Multi Cat 1908 and a Stan Tug 1907. The Multi Cat is named.

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Dutch submarine procurement process enters next phase with Saab and Damen amongst of selected contenders
December 13, 2019

Dutch version: SAAB EN DAMEN NAAR DE VOLGENDE FASE VOOR DE VERVANGING VAN DE WALRUSKLASSE Het kabinet heeft vandaag bekend gemaakt dat Damen Shipyards, samen met het Zweedse Saab Kockums, doorgaat naar de volgende fase voor de vervanging van de huidige Walrusklasse onderzeeboten. De bedrijven wachten nu op nadere informatie.

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Windermere Lake Cruises new vessel launched in Damen Technical Cooperation project

DTC project sees Damen carry out vessel construction inland On 11th December, MV Swift was launched onto the waters of Windermere in the Lake District National Park in the north west of England. Damen Shipyards Group is building the vessel on location via the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) for Windermere.

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Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel
December 12, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group signed a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) contract with Cotecmar during ExpoDefensa 2019 in Bogota. The contract will see DTC provide design, engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a Scientific Marine Research Vessel (Buque de Investigación Científico Marina (BICM)). Cotecmar, operating two shipyards in Cartagena, will.

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