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  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The suction dredger “Eke Möbius” built by the Sietas shipyard was today ceremoniously christened at the Cruise Center at Hamburg’s harbour. It is the second such vessel built by Sietas for Josef Möbius Bau-GmbH. The design and construction of these complex ships marks a successful premiere for the shipyard. Part of the STRABAG Group of […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina took place at the Song Thu Corporation shipyard (part of Damen Shipyards Group) in Da Nang, Vietnam, yesterday. The vessel, built for the FSUE Rosmorport, has been named Severnaya Dvina after the river in the European part of Russia which flows into the Dvina Bay near Arkhangelsk and Severodvisk. […]

  • 19 December 2012

    As of this week, Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of French shiprepair yard Arno Dunkerque, the only operator for ship repair and conversion in the 3rd largest French port, Dunkirk. The yard will continue its ship repair and conversion services. Furthermore, its personnel and management will remain in place, guaranteeing a seamless transition […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held today the launching ceremony for the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’. The dredger comes as the first in a series of three TSHD 1000 vessels that the shipyard is building for FSUE Rosmorport. The TSHD 1000 was designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and working design documentation was provided by the Volga-Caspian […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week hosted a naming ceremony for S.T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat AUXILIA. The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. According to Damen, AUXILIA is the first of her kind […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Pioneer Shipyard dredging project commenced last week. This cleanup scheme, located off West Jurong Channel, will be undertaken by the grab dredgers, held in position with anchors. The dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews will collect additional soil, sediment and groundwater samples from a shipyard in Fairhaven to better locate and define the extent of contamination on the property located at 201 Harris Ave. This area has been used as a shipyard since the early 1900s, and past shipbuilding and ship maintenance operations contaminated portions of the site. […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Signet Maritime Corporation is investing $7.2 million in infrastructure improvements to their Pascagoula, Mississippi shipyard, Signet Shipbuilding & Repair (SS&R) to support an increased workload and future growth. In addition to the recent acquisition of the 150-ton crawler crane, the shipyard facility modernization includes the dredging and renewal of a 1000-foot waterfront bulkhead, a new […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Vessels

    In the shipbuilding hall of the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg, a start has now been made on the construction of a German premiere: production  of the first sections and blocks of the offshore wind power jack-up vessel for the prestigious Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord has started. In the presence of Peter de Ridder, […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Vessels

    Nodosa Shipyard has begun the construction of a new Trailing Suction Split Hopper Dredger (TSSHD), with 1500 m3 of capacity. This new construction, which increases the capacity of the latest dredger delivered by Nodosa in 300 m3 (the vessel “OMVAC DIEZ”, a TSSHD of 1200 m3 of capacity, was delivered in 2011), is the biggest […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work for Tarakan New Shipyard Project is currently underway, according to the contractor’s, PT. Cahya Mentari Cemerlang, latest photo report. With this new shipyard, the country’s infrastructure will provide even better support to Indonesia’s growing shipping industry sector.           [mappress] September 17, 2014

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock is back at the Niestern Sander shipyard, in Farmsum, the Netherlands. This week only some priority works will be executed at the dock location, after which the dredger will leaver for a project in France. “Later on this year, we expect the Charlock back at our […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has taken delivery of its first Damen Multi Cat 3013. Based in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the Scottish company is one of the largest operators of Damen vessels in the world, with 14 in its fleet. This order also represents an important milestone for Damen as it is the first vessel built […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Shipyard has been awarded a contract by Whiskey Island Marina to fabricate a new floating breakwater. The Shipyard will fabricate two 150’ long steel cylindrical modules that will be bolted together and anchored in the lake bottom in front of the marina. The project is to be completed by mid-November. The 10-foot diameter […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is constructing an innovative razor shell dredger for the Dutch fishing cooperative YE 118 Noordland BV. The 43-meter vessel, sharing the same name as the cooperative, shows how a standard Maaskant design can be modified to meet the ever changing requirements of the modern fishing industry. “We are very happy to have […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group, together with its website partner Evident, has won the ‘Benelux Sitecore Experience Award 2014’ in the category of ‘Business Transformation’. This prize is awarded to the best Sitecore solution, meaning a solution which generates measurable, effective business results and a very good user experience. It was Damen’s online product catalog that was […]

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recognized for its environmental conservation and leadership efforts to continuously implement energy-efficient solutions at its San Diego shipyard. This week the company received an Award of Environmental Excellence from the Industrial Environmental Association at its 2014 conference in San Diego. In March 2014, NASSCO completed […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors have begun an environmental cleanup project to remove contamination at the Harris Avenue Shipyard site on Bellingham Bay, reported yesterday Washington State Department of Ecology. According to WDOE, crews will remove contaminated sediment, soil, and treated wood from a portion of the site. The contamination is from past shipbuilding and maintenance activities, and is not related […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Petrobras recently commenced the removal of the hull of P-66 platform in the Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil. The operation required dredging to open the gate, which was conducted by LUSCHI. “About 30,000 cubic meters of sediment were dredged in less than 20 days using a hopper dredge and a very powerful submersible pump for inaccessible […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On March 20, Vietnamese Minister of Transport Mr Nguyen Hong Truong, carried out the official Vietnamese ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest addition to Damen Shipyard Group’s portfolio. Damen Song Cam, a brand new yard, is one of the largest in the Group and represents Damen’s first formal Joint Venture yard in Vietnam. Damen Song Cam […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the Netherlands. “A new customer was found after the take-over of the insolvent Barkmeijer by Thecla Bodewes Shipyards. Works in Harlingen are now in full swing […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lotos Shipyard (Southern Center of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) in the Astrakhan Region has won a tender for construction of four self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers, PortNews reports. The construction will be financed under the leasing program of State Transport Leasing Company PJSC (STLC). The lessees are Basin Administrations of Russia’s IWW. […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]