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  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, the La Portuaria is currently busy on a new dredging project in Argentina. Work on this dredging project started in early May. Relocated by truck to the Río Salado, the La Portuaria was assembled on a sloping river bank to be pulled into the river. The new dredging job […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 26 May 2020

    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 in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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 will undertake work as a […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    At the Albwady Damen yard in Sharjah, UAE, two standard cutter suction dredgers CSD500 have been built, the company announced today.  These two dredgers mark the anniversary of 10-year building Damen cutter suction dredgers at this yard. “The stationary dredgers, built to dredge at max -14m, are ready and moored along quay – awaiting final […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment crew is currently very busy working on the screening installation for the new Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 for Hanson Aggregates Marine. A keel laying ceremony for this dredger, currently under construction at their shipyard in Romania, took place in October 2019. The ceremony of this vessel was performed at Hull Division […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released this beautiful video about their DOP250 dredge pump on a wire crane, doing a beach replenishment job on the Mediterranean coast in Italy.  Due to coastal erosion the beach in the Gulf of Follonica has diminished rapidly, said Damen. The DOP submersible dredge pump has been used to mine […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018. The stationary dredger started on the creation of two additional container berths with a depth of -14 m along quay. These berths were completed in 2019 offering the Iraqi port increased capacity for dry cargo […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    As of April 1st, Marc van Heyningen will become the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Damen Shipyards Group. This completes the Executive Board of the leading Dutch maritime solutions provider. “We warmly welcome Marc on board,” said CEO Arnout Damen. “With his experience and background, he is certainly able to take operational excellence within […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have begun dredging at the Cape Jaffa Marina. “We are now a week into our dredging campaign and works are progressing well with no anticipated delays at this stage,” the Council said. A significant campaign to dredge the marina channel back to ‘as constructed’ depth of -3.5 […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Marine Components has won an order for three sets of steering and rudder systems for three dual-fueled trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) currently being built at Keppel Offshore & Marine’s shipyard in Singapore for Van Oord. The vessels will be 138-meters in length and have a hopper capacity of 10,500 m³. They will represent […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. “Whilst the vessel was in dock we performed a big range of maintenance works of which an extensive tail shaft overhaul, various dredge pipe renewal and repainting her with a new coat, getting her […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first items of the trailing pipe system for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 are being shipped from their yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. This dredger will be used by Hanson Aggregates Marine to extract aggregates in the British Channel and North Sea, aided by a number of […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Offshore Brittany, France, an intricate cleaning job has been performed in the channel with the help of the Damen DOP250 dredge pump. The vessel “Roxane Z” was fitted out with all dredging gear – a DOP250 attached to one of the on-board cranes, and another DOP250 on deck acting as a booster station. On deck […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not exceed 53dB. According to Damen’s […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Peruvian maritime services provider Tramarsa has taken delivery of a Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 450. Tramarsa will be providing the tools to its subsidiary company Salaverry Terminal Internacional (STI), which will be using the new vessel for maintenance dredging tasks in the Port of Salaverry, Peru, with an eye on goals for future expansion. “We […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, in cooperation with Endratech, hosted their Dredging Seminar in Latin America last week. The Dredging Seminar 2019 took place at the following locations: Tuesday the 19th of November : Cartagena, Colombia; Thursday the 21st of November : Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday the 22nd of November : Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Dredging Seminar is aimed […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen in cooperation with Endratech will next month launch their Dredging Seminar in Latin America. The Dredging Seminar 2019 is aimed at engineers, managers, and consultants involved in contracting dredge related projects from both publishers as contractor side, such as dredging contractors, mining companies, construction companies, port authorities, government institutions, etc. According to Damen, the […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel, to be built for Hanson Aggregates Marine, took place today at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The ceremony of this vessel, currently in progress at Damen Galati under YN 566352, was performed at Hull Division IA in the presence of Mr. Simon Willis, […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sales Construzione s.p.a. has used Damen DOP on wire crane to mine sand from the sea and replenish Tuscan beach in the Gulf of Follonica, Italy. The Gulf of Follonica is situated on the Mediterranean coast. As the autumn and winter storms have resulted in heavy coastal erosion over the past few years, the narrowed […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. To date, its relationship with Damen has focused on the group’s Shoalbuster range with the company now operating five of the popular and versatile class. Damen Multi Cats are tough, multi-function vessels that, […]