Posts Tagged ‘Damen Shipyards Group’

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
Sylvia Boer, Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. Sylvia,...
May 9th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper
Set up and preparation works on the frontal cross pieces Niron Staal, the specialist steel machining and construction subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, is nearing the completion of its first major machining contract for a skyscraper project for its client Hollandia Structures, partner in the VBH structural...
February 28th, 2018 | Construction | Read More

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
l to r: Mr. Chen Yu (intern, Damen China Support Company ), Mr. John Zhou (Managing Director, Damen China Support Company), Mr. Michiel Hendrikx (Regional Sales Director, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Teresa Wang (Office Manager, Damen China Support Company). On...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

CEMEX UK Marine Limited signs contract with Damen for first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500

CEMEX UK Marine Limited signs contract with Damen for first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500
Signing the contract for a new aggregate dredger on board the dredger to be replaced – Sand Heron. Cemex Marine. Southampton. 19th December 2017 – Photo: Zute Lightfoot / Lightfootconstructionphotography.com On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited...
January 8th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group join forces

Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group join forces
l to r: Mr Jan-Wim Dekker (CPO, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Simon Provoost (Product Director Inland Waterway Transport, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Chris Kornet (CEO, Concordia) Joint venture between parties to increase market share in inland waterways On December 15th, Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia...
December 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award
From the awards ceremony 30 November 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award. This prestigious prize was presented by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm) in recognition of Damen’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Damen representatives...
November 30th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract

Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract
Damen TSHD 2000- or Rosmorport TSHD 2000 will be built for Rosmorport at LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ 22 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ to build a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The vessel will be built by order of FSUE ‘Rosmorport’...
October 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties

Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties
Multi Cat 1908 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine...
October 3rd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group again successfully delivers multiple dredgers to Bangladesh

Damen Shipyards Group again successfully delivers multiple dredgers to Bangladesh
A snapshot of multiple Damen dredgers being loaded on the heavy lift transportation vessel to Bangladesh. Following various dredgers recently delivered in Bangladesh, and the successfully organised Damen Dredging Seminar last month in Dhaka where her Excellency Mrs Leoni Cuelenaere, the Dutch Ambassador...
September 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Homeland takes delivery of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel Guardian 3

Homeland takes delivery of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel Guardian 3
Damen FCS 3307 Guardian 3 A Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel has been delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, taking their fleet of these award-winning craft up to three in number. A fourth is also currently under construction. Guardian 3 along with its sister...
August 29th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen enters partnership with Metal Shark for construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol vessels

Damen enters partnership with Metal Shark for construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol vessels
Α Damen SPa 2606 patrol boat New vessels support the US Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales Program Damen Shipyards Group has entered a partnership with US shipbuilder Metal Shark for the construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol boats. The US Navy recently selected Louisiana-based Metal...
July 11th, 2017 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels
.. As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard. The two vessels – the first to be delivered in what is a six-vessel contract – will be mobilised in refugee...
July 7th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover
From the contract signing on a l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof, Managing Director Damen Shiprepair & Conversion and Ang Ting Yang, General Manager Corporate Development Keppel Offshore Marine. 30 June 2017: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, today announced the acquisition...
June 30th, 2017 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector investment

Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector investment
he Dutch Minister of Defence, Mrs Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (right), receives the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an ecosystem under pressure’ from Mrs Karla Peijs (left). Damen Shipyards Group supports the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an...
May 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Saqr Port UAE signs contract for Damen ASD 2913 Tug

Saqr Port UAE signs contract for Damen ASD 2913 Tug
l to r: Capt. Michael Magee (Harbour Master RAK Ports), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Pascal Slingerland (Sales Manager Middle East, Damen Shipyards Group), Capt. Brand (Group General Manager RAK Ports), Lars Seistrup (Manager Director Albwardy Damen) Saqr Port, part of Rash Al...
May 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group submits tender for Australian OPV

Damen Shipyards Group submits tender for Australian OPV
The SEA 1180 Team Damen Shipyards Group has submitted a tender for the SEA 1180 Phase 1 Project to deliver twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels to the Royal Australian Navy. To demonstrate its commitment to on time and within specification delivery Damen submitted its response early. Damen has teamed with...
April 5th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks
ASD 2913 an artist’s impression The Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group...
March 15th, 2017 | Canals, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen ASD 2310 packs a punch for Foyle Port

Damen ASD 2310 packs a punch for Foyle Port
The Strathfoyle Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD 2310 Tug to Foyle Port. The official handover of the new vessel – named Strathfoyle – took place at a short ceremony attended by the port’s staff, clients and stakeholders. Taking the position as most powerful tug at the port, the Strathfoyle...
March 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen
Sydney City Marine has completed its first maintenance docking of a Damen vessel since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Damen Shipyards Group last year. The works signify the successful cooperation between Damen Services in the Netherlands, the Damen Service Hub in Brisbane and...
February 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen books its last new build for 2016 on 31st December

Damen books its last new build for 2016 on 31st December
Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld New inland ferry ordered by Belgium’s DAB Vloot The last newbuild order of 2016 for the Damen Shipyards Group was signed on the 31st of December with DAB Vloot of Belgium. The vessel will be a 25-metre ferry especially designed to carry vehicles and passengers across the...
February 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group hosts Industry Briefings in Australia

Damen Shipyards Group hosts Industry Briefings in Australia
Mark Todd at the Perth briefing Damen Shipyards Group hosts Industry Briefings in Australia In preparation for its SEA 1180 OPV Programme tender to the Australian Ministry of Defence, Damen Shipyards Group has concluded two Industry Briefings aimed at Australian companies active in the maritime and defence...
February 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen continues contact with Ivory Coast

Damen continues contact with Ivory Coast
l to r: Jan van der Vorm (sales manager Africa Damen Shipyards Gorinchem) and David Fofana, (Directeur adjoint Societe de Transport Lagunaire) Turnkey delivery of ferry stations will improve transport infrastructure Following the contract signing between Damen Shipyards Group and Société de Transport...
December 21st, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen to build 16 ferries for the Ivory Coast

Damen to build 16 ferries for the Ivory Coast
Sustainable and cost effective: multiple vessel order will contribute to Abidjan’s urban transport infrastructure Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Société de Transport Lagunaire (STL) to build sixteen shallow-draft passenger ferries for the Ivory Coast. The contract represents part...
December 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Technical Seminar on vessel automation goes like clockwork in Brisbane, Australia

Damen Technical Seminar on vessel automation goes like clockwork in Brisbane, Australia
From Damen Technical Seminar in Brisbane On November 3rd and 4th, Damen Services Brisbane, the Australian service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, held a two-day technical seminar that took an in-depth look at the technologies that underpin vessel automation. Industry professionals from...
December 1st, 2016 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More