Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Canada-based Group Ocean for the delivery of two Modular Multi Cats 1205 to allow the operator extra flexibility in its work.
Damen Shipyards has delivered its first cutter suction dredger to be deployed in the Scandinavian market with a CSD450 going to Finland’s Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy.
This month, while we report on three tug deliveries the news is dominated by orders for no fewer than sixteen vessels indicating a continuing appetite for owners to replace existing tonnage, and service new contracts.
Following a rigorous testing process, verified by Bureau Veritas, the world’s first Class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands.
Bibby WaveMaster 1 recognised for noteworthy market entrance
Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two game-changing CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs can safely achieve, and without the risk of capsizing under a tow-load.
On Thursday, 18th January Albwardy Damen in Sharjah hosted a naming ceremony for the world’s biggest Rotortug®, the ART 100-46 RT Raven. The vessel will be operated by Perth-based KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd, a joint venture partnership between Kotug International B.V and Teekay Shipping Australia Pty Ltd.
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has secured another contract to build a twin-rig fly shooting fishing trawler; this time for brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. This is Damen Maaskant’s second fishing trawler contract in as many months, following close behind the contract to build the 32-metre long Spes Nova that was signed in November.
Workboats’ modular design enables easy transportation to oil sands project in northern Canada
Dredging Africa (Pty) Ltd has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) for the delivery of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 250. Due to Damen’s policy of series building standardised vessels, the CSD was in stock and available for fast delivery in March 2018. This will be the first Damen CSD to operate in South Africa. The contract for the CSD came about after Dredging Africa signed a memorandum of understanding with DSCT at the yard’s first African Dredging Seminar, held in October last year.
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has delivered five new harbour tugs to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, a subsidiary of Cuban maritime company Grupo Empresarial de Transporte Marítimo Portuario (GEMAR). Prior to the order being placed, all of the vessels were being held in stock at Gorinchem and were subsequently delivered within three weeks of the orders being confirmed, steaming across the Atlantic Ocean to Havana on their own keels.
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has completed final outfitting and modifications on a second subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel for Vroon Offshore Services (VOS).
French flag vessel to carry out harbour towing work in French Guiana
On 4th December last year, Mr Kommer Damen, Chairman of the Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened Damen’s China Support Company in Shanghai.
Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN is delighted to announce the sale of 70-metre GAME CHANGER (227 ft) from the Yacht Support range.
Two years after its previous visit the Lelie C, owned by Cebo Marine, has left Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) following a full maintenance programme and a significant upgrade to its cement carrying capacity.
On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of the first Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD).
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet Sweden has been awarded the contract to manufacture high-precision special steel tanks together with their integrated cassettes for OKG; operator of three nuclear reactors on Sweden’s Simpevarp peninsula.
Ship owners are now able to treat their unmanaged ballast water or load cleaned ballast water in eight different Northern European ports using Damen’s unique IMO certified InvaSave ballast water management system.
Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has taken its Seminar on the road. Sydney City Marine has hosted a 1 day technical seminar on vessel automation systems.