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Damen ships multiple vessels to Canada in single shipment
December 23, 2020

Vessel deliveries demonstrate synergy with Damen Shipyards Group Five Damen vessels have made their way across the Atlantic Ocean on a unique voyage to Canada. Early this year, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Ontario-based Doornekamp Construction for the delivery of a Shoalbuster 3209. The vessel was formerly part.

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Official Kick-Off of the EDIDP-funded “SEA Defence” project
December 17, 2020

Following the selection last June of the SEA Defence project by the European Commission (EC) within the European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019), the consortium is proud to announce the official start of the project. The EDIDP, which paves the way for the European Defence Fund, focuses on strengthening.

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Damen signs with Opus Marine for Germany’s first FCS 2710
December 8, 2020

On 3rd December in Hamburg, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Opus Marine for the delivery of a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named Allegro. The company will operate the vessel in support of its charterers, serving the offshore wind industry in the German section of the.

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Ports of Auckland’s fully electric Damen RSD-E Tug 2513 launched at Song Cam Shipyard
December 7, 2020

On 4th December at Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam, the world’s first fully-electric ship-handling tug of 70 tonnes bollard pull – the Damen RSD-E Tug 2513 – was launched into the water. Damen is building the vessel to supports its customer, New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland, in achieving its ambitious.

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Damen cuts first steel on Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship
December 2, 2020

On December 2nd at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, first steel was cut on the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder. The cutting is the first of sixteen batches, totaling 7500 tonnes of steel in 180 sections. This marks an important milestone in this project, the first.

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Damen signs with HST Marine for first Multi Cat 2309
December 1, 2020

New platform paves way for business expansion Damen Shipyards Group has recently signed a contract with HST Marine for the delivery of a Multi Cat 2309. The company, which was the launching customer for Damen’s Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, is the first to order the brand-new, mid-range Multi Cat.

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Damen launches its first Middle East-built cutter suction dredger, type CSD650
November 25, 2020

This week a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 has been launched at Albwardy Damen. This modularly built dredger is the first CSD650 to be built at this yard. Usually, the yard is active in ship repair including dry dockings as well as newbuilds of other vessel types. It also is.

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Damen delivers FCS 1204 to Total Offshore
November 24, 2020

Shipbuilder delivers company’s first vessel just over a month following order On 18th November, Damen Shipyards Group delivered a Fast Crew Supplier 1204 to Total Offshore B.V. The crew transfer vessel is the first in the company’s fleet. They will use the FCS 1204, named Swift, to transport offshore personnel.

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Damen completes Eidsvaag Opal conversion
November 23, 2020

Vessel to play significant role in reducing carbon footprint Damen Shipyards Group has recently completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag. Following a tender procedure, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) converted a former platform supply vessel (PSV) into a fish feed carrier, named Eidsvaag Opal, in a project involving a.

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Damen awards Thales contract for the missions and combat system for the German Navy’s MKS180 frigates
November 18, 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Thales have signed a contract for the delivery and integration of the mission and combat system for the German Navy’s new MKS 180 class frigates. Thales’ Mission and Combat System includes the Tacticos Combat Management System and the AWWS Fire Control Cluster. The contract.

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Pakistan Navy vessel PNS ‘Tabuk’ commissioned in Romania
November 13, 2020

Second vessel delivery marks successful completion of Damen order On 12th November, the Pakistan Navy commissioned a new Damen OPV 1900 – named PNS Tabuk at the Port of Constanta, Romania. The ship is part of a two vessel order with Damen, signed by the Pakistan Ministry of Defence in.

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Damen delivering ASD Tug 2813 to Cititug in Ecuador
November 9, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group is delivering an ASD Tug 2813 to Cititug in Ecuador. The vessel, to be named ASD Mater, in honour of the Virgin Mary, will operate in the bunkering terminal of the Port of Esmeraldas. The contract for the ASD Tug 2813 was signed in February this year.

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Concordia Damen receives 40 inland waterway barge order from J.P. Morgan
November 6, 2020

Concordia Damen has signed a contract for 40 eco-friendly dual fuel barges with institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. These barges will be chartered by Shell and operated by the VT Group/Marlow. Frachtcontor Capital Partners was the broker for the deal. The 110 x 11.5 metres vessels will.

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Damen launches third Island Class vessel for BC Ferries
November 4, 2020

On 28th October, Damen Shipyards Galati successfully launched the third Island Class Vessel for BC Ferries. The vessel is part of an order of six such vessels for the ferry operator and will perform an environmentally efficient inter-island ferry service between Vancouver and Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Damen.

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Damen signs with Aqualiner-Swets in nine vessel order
November 3, 2020

On the 2nd of November, Damen Shipyards signed a contract with the Dutch ferry joint venture Aqualiner-Swets for a total of nine passenger vessels. With these vessels, the joint venture will provide the public transportation service between Rotterdam and the Drecht cities on behalf of the Province of South Holland.

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Damen completes ‘OceanXplorer’ rebuild
October 26, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has recently completed the extensive rebuild of cutting-edge research vessel OceanXplorer at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam. The vessel will contribute significantly to OceanX’s mission – to explore the ocean and bring it back to the world. In this way, the initiative aims at the building of a global.

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Damen signs with Vletterlieden for multi-purpose Stan Tug 1004
October 19, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has recently signed a contract with Corps van Vletterlieden for a Stan Tug 1004. The company will use the Stan Tug for a wide range of tasks, including mooring, supply, crew transfer and diving support, in the Port of IJmuiden in the north of the Netherlands. Having.

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Damen hands over MV Swift to Windermere Lake Cruises
October 16, 2020

Unique project undertaking sees vessel constructed inland on location On 13th October 2020, Damen Shipyards Group and Winander Leisure Limited signed the Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance for the official handover of MV Swift, a vessel to be operated by Windermere Lake Cruises Limited. The project has been a unique.

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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam lays keels for two new vessels for Belgian fishing fleet
October 15, 2020

In a sign of growing optimism within the Belgian fishing fleet, on Thursday 8th of October, Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam held a keel-laying ceremony in Poland for two new beam trawlers for two separate clients – Rederij Devan and Rederij Long Ships. The new beam trawler for Rederij Devan will.

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Damen FCS 2710 receive ABS approval in principle
October 12, 2020

Damen Shipyard’s Group Fast Crew Supplier 2710 has received an approval in principle from ABS. This is an important step towards Damen’s next generation CTV (Crew Transfer Vessel) being used to support the developing US offshore wind industry. To achieve the approval, Damen has modified the design of its standard.

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Damen delivers ASD Tug 2813 to Con.Tug in Italy
October 7, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2813 to Con.Tug in Italy. The vessel, named Gioia Star, will operate in Gioia Tauro, one of the most important transhipment ports in the Mediterranean. Tailored standardisation Con.Tug – a joint venture between Scafi and TIL – ordered the new tug from.

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Damen to supply ASD Tug 5016 design to Edison Chouest Offshore
October 2, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract to design a new Offshore Terminal Tug for Edison Chouest Offshore. Chouest will initially build two ASD Tugs 5016 at its Louisiana shipyard. The contract builds upon the well-established partnership between the two companies. Chouest has, to date, built twelve Damen ASD.

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HNLMS ‘Pelikaan’ back in Curaçao after midlife upgrade by Damen in the Netherlands

English version HNLMS Pelikaan back in Curaçao after midlife upgrade by Damen in the Netherlands Since October 1, HNLMS Pelikaan is back again in the familiar waters of the Caribbean. On September 17, Damen Shipyards Den Helder delivered the HNLMS Pelikaan to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) following a mid-life.

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Damen Shipyards Group welcomes three new Supervisory Board members
September 29, 2020

English version: Damen Shipyards Group has completed the transformation of the corporate governance structure into a separate Executive Board and a Supervisory Board with the appointment of three new external, independent Supervisory Board members: Jurgen van Breukelen, Bert Greven and Henk Rottinghuis. The chairmanship of the Supervisory Board will remain.

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Damen delivers ASD Tug 2810 to Thomas Services Maritimes
September 23, 2020

On 20th September, Damen Shipyards Group delivered an ASD tug 2810 to Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM) in France. The new vessel forms part of the company’s growth strategy. The ASD Tug 2810 is the most successful ASD Tug in Damen’s portfolio, with over 175 deliveries since its introduction in 2002..

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RAMSSES reaches another key milestone
September 22, 2020

Within the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project, led by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Damen Shipyards Gorinchem (DSGo) in cooperation with InfraCore Company, Evonik, Airborne UK and TNO, a 6m high hull section made out of composite material has been.

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Damen and TCS receive Innovation Award for Triton – a Connected Vessel Platform
September 21, 2020

A platform for collaboration and the stimulation of maritime sustainability Damen Shipyards Group and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have received the CIO Magazine Innovation Award 2020 from ICT media. The award was given for the Connected Vessel Platform, Triton, an integrated, collaborative IoT platform that collects data from Damen vessels..

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Damen launches Marine Aggregate Dredger for Hanson
September 17, 2020

On 11th September, Damen Shipyards Group launched a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 at its Galati yard in Romania. Damen is building the MAD for UK-based Hanson. The company will use the vessel to conduct offshore aggregate extraction in water depths up to -55 metres in the North Sea and.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town lays keel on second Project BIRO IPV
September 9, 2020

On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying. The keel-laying was for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO. The inspection was a unique event, planned to ensure the well-being of delegates during the.

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Damen delivers FCS 2710 ‘Green Waves’ to Rederij Groen
September 8, 2020

First Dutch delivery for Damen’s new Fast Crew Supplier On 4th September, Damen Shipyards Group delivered a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 to Rederij Groen. This, the first delivery of the new FCS vessel in the Netherlands, took place in Scheveningen. The vessel has been named Green Waves. It has.

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Damen Shiprepair Harlingen completes repair project on Rederij Doeksen ‘Vlieland’ ferry
August 25, 2020

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 certified 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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