The Netherlands: Rotterdam Hosts World Port Days

Rotterdam Hosts World Port Days

Last weekend, the 35th edition of the World Port Days were held in Rotterdam.

Damen Shipyards Group looks back on three successful days. Thousands of visitors got to know Damen through visiting the Damen stand or one of the many Damen-built vessels that participated in the event.

Several hundreds of visitors toured a newly built Fast Crew Supplier 5009. The FCS 5009, a 50 m vessel with the Damen Sea Axe bow, is used for crew, fuel oil, water and equipment supply to offshore platforms.

In addition, the displayed vessel will soon start its service as a Safety Standby Vessel in the Middle East, for which it is outfitted with a fast rescue boat and a FiFi system.

Many companies using Damen tugs, workboats or survey vessels, such as the Rotterdam Port Authority and SMIT, gave demonstrations on the River Maas.

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Press Release, September 11, 2012

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