Damen Shiprepair Brest completes rapid repairs to LNG carrier Methane Princess

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes rapid repairs to LNG carrier Methane Princess

Over four days in January, Damen Shiprepair Brest successfully carried out repairs to the hull of the 266-metre, 138,000m³, LNG Carrier LNG Methane Princess. In order to achieve this in the minimum time it was done …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

On 15th May 2019, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Buffalo took place in the Port of Southampton, UK. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki

Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki

Damen has established a presence in Finland for the first time. The Helsinki office has been set up to take advantage of the depth of engineering expertise that exists in the country following the group’s entry …
May 14, 2019 /  Curious
Damen and Wilson Sons complete shallow dive support vessel conversion in Brazil

Damen and Wilson Sons complete shallow dive support vessel conversion in Brazil

In April Damen and Wilson Sons Estaleiros completed the conversion of platform supply vessel Fulmar to a shallow dive support vessel (SDSV). For this, the vessel, owned and operated by Wilson Sons UltraTug Offshore, need …
May 13, 2019 /  Vessels
New Damen ASD Tug 2411 for Port of Hamburg

New Damen ASD Tug 2411 for Port of Hamburg

Order takes total operating there to seven Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & CO. KG for the supply of an ASD Tug 2411, to be named JAN. The vessel …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel

Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel

Building for an inland location with Damen Technical Cooperation Damen Shipyards Group has cut the first steel for a 34-metre long Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises, located in England’s Lake District …
May 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Biggest European shipbuilders collaborate on vessel connectivity

Biggest European shipbuilders collaborate on vessel connectivity

The biggest European shipbuilders have announced a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform. This project is named Code Kilo. In order to meet the digitalisation challenges of …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Harbour authority ABP this week welcomed SMS Towage’s new tug, Manxman, onto the river Humber. The new tug, built by international shipyard group Damen, based at Gorinchem in Holland, is technically known as an …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

In the space of just a few weeks, two, 81-metre road ferries for the Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries have been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati and are now being fitted out ahead of entering service next year. Once …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Vessels
High-Speed Transfers’ second Damen FCS 2710 to debut with Shell

High-Speed Transfers’ second Damen FCS 2710 to debut with Shell

Supporting active drilling operations sets new level of CTV engagement UK-based crew transfer specialist High-Speed Transfers (HST) has announced that its second vessel of Damen’s new FCS 2710 class will be …
Apr 8, 2019 /  Vessels