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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the annual Shipbuilder’s Day festivities. The exhibition opened on 1 September with a ceremony attended […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years since Romanian unification and Damen Shipyard Galati’s 125th anniversary. Speaking at the celebration, the mayor of Galati, Ionuţ Pucheanu, said, “When I […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panda, a Multi Cat 2712, was officially launched and christened at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week. This new Damen vessel is delivered to Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV. Jack van Dodewaard, Herman Senior Managing Director, said: “The new Multi Cat 2712 has the big advantage that she is suited for […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sergei Italyantsev, the Head of ‘Sea/River Vessels’ Program Directorate of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), yesterday at the Moscow Dredging Forum talked about importance of production of dredging fleet and equipment in the Russian shipyards. When speaking at the event, Mr Italyantsev revealed new information about special steps undertaken towards bringing foreign manufactures of high-tech dredging equipment […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) has celebrated its anniversary with a total of 13 vessels being dry-docked simultaneously. The yard, officially opened in January 2014, in 2015 DSS delivered eight newbuilds, carried out two complex conversions and dry-docked 165 vessels from all the major operators in the region. DSS, a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Oranjewerf Ship Repair has turned 65 in November 2014 and simultaneously celebrated its silver jubilee within Damen Shipyards Group. The repair and conversion shipyard in the Port of Amsterdam gradually continues to extend its already versatile proposition to shipowners. With it, Oranjewerf’s scope of ship types and maritime segments served is extending too. As part […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the 28th of October 2013, the ‘golden month’, the new Small Vessel Factory was opened at Damen Shipyards Changde, China. The Production Hall for workboats up to 26 metres, was opened by the yard’s Managing Director, Mr. Liu Xiangping. The date was especially chosen, as it was exactly 19 years ago that the cooperation […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Dutch shipbuilder, Damen Group, has chosen to extend its agreement with IFS by purchasing additional user licenses for IFS Applications™. Damen Shipyards, headquartered in Gorinchem, The Netherlands, implemented IFS Applications in 2010 to support business processes across its global organization. By extending its use of IFS Applications, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 3rd, 2012, Kommer Damen, President of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened the new, multifunctional building of Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The clever and outstanding design combines a 1.125m2 services workshop and logistics centre on the ground floor topped off with offices and meeting rooms above. Those designated to work in the upper […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two cutter suction dredgers, type CSD500, are almost ready at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The standard dredgers are prefabricated shipbuilding kits, which have been constructed in South Africa. They have been built as per the Damen philosophy to build for stock to meet customer demand for a proven design at a reduced delivery time. “Damen […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Damen Shipyards announced that a Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed for – and will be delivered to – Djibouti. Djibouti’s busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is strategically located at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides maintenance of the […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Bangladesh’s leading shipyards recently have been awarded contracts for the construction of six dredgers. Details: – Karnaphuli Ship Builders Limited (KSBL) – 3 dredgers, – Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited – 2 dredgers, – Western Marine – 1 dredger. Also, the officials have decided to procure 10 more dredgers for capital dredging projects on […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In pursuing efforts to gain international expansion, IHC Merwede is looking forward to declaring the acquisition of several Asian shipyards in the upcoming quarter, Reuters reports. The global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, IHC Merwede is well equipped for future expansion. Earlier this year, the company secured the financial backing […]

  • 23 November 2011

    On Tuesday, November 22nd, Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Damen Shipyards’ Head Office in Gorinchem. The visit was motivated by Mr Rutte’s wish to stay continuously informed of current and future developments in the Dutch industry, especially the shipbuilding industry and the Dutch maritime cluster. Kommer Damen (Chairman of the Board), René Berkvens (CEO) and […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As of November 1st, the new Damen website, www.damen.nl, has officially gone live. The site has been structured according to Damen’s 10 Product-Market Combinations and navigation has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly. The new website aims to personalize content, enable infosharing and enhance client interaction. COO Arnout Damen says: “For Damen, shipbuilding […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Vessels

    Vosta LMG BV, one of the world’s biggest dredging technology firms, has tied up with Chennai-based Tebma Shipyards Ltd to build dredges, or… By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, October 19, 2011;

  • 6 October 2011

    The Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Mr Henk Bleker, visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The visit, organized by a.o. the South African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (SANEC), the Dutch Embassy and the Netherlands African Business Council, is part of his 3-day mission to Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa. DSCT’s Managing Director, Mr […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Damen Shipyards have delivered the ASD tugs ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’ to Half Tide Marine Pty Ltd of Australia. The tugs were built to the highly successful ASD Tug 3111 design, which in common with most Damen vessels, has been the subject of constant research and improvement. Including ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’, Damen has delivered twenty […]

  • 6 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    British company Red7Marine has become the owner of Damen’s new Stan Tug 1205, the first in a new ship series which was only just unveiled to the market. Damen Shipyards had decided to show its new tug series at the Seawork Show held in Southampton in mid-June. But already on the second day of the […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    Mexican President Felipe Calderón and HRH Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands met this afternoon with Mexican and Dutch businessmen to explore trade and investment opportunities between the two countries… Source: PRESIDENCIA DE LA REPÚBLICA, November 4, 2009

  • 13 July 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Alewijnse has successfully completed the comprehensive electrical installation for the delayed new build trailing hopper suction dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. Once it is operational, the 106-metre vessel will be one of just a few diesel-electric TSHDs that specialize in sand and gravel extraction at sea and the dry landing of the cargo. The vessel, ordered by […]