Herman Senior b.v. is a family-owned company based in Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV has taken delivery of a Damen Multi Cat 2712 adding to its fleet of Damen-built vessels.
Svitzer Australia Pty Ltd and Chevron Australia Pty Ltd have signed a contract for the supply of marine services at the Gorgon LNG Project terminal on Barrow Island, Western Australia. Four Svitzer designed, diesel-electric hybrid escort tugs with 80 tons bollard pull, based on the Svitzer S80/33 design, will be built specifically for this contract. The tugs will include several other environmental improvements, including solar panels for heating water as well as a plant for recycling the water being used onboard. In addition, one pilot boat will also be built for the marine services at the terminal. The contract will begin in 2014 and run for 20 years and has been valued at $600m USD.
Early in June the Baloe 2, a new Damen Shoalbuster 2308, returned to the Damen shipyard at Hardinxveld in the Netherlands after running successful trials.
The Zwijndrecht based tugowners and marine contractors Holding Herman Sr BV has been transformed over the past few months from the original family firm to become a major player in the marine civil engineering and dredging industries.
Dordrecht based tug and workboat company Herman Sr BV are eagerly following progress with construction of their latest Damen Shoalbuster, to be named 'Barney' with the completed hull recently launched in Poland.