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KNRM, Delft University of Technology, De Vries Lentsch Naval Architects and Damen: maritime cooperation leads to innovation Damen and its partners have won the Royal Netherlands Society for Marine Engineering (KNVTS) 'Ship of the Year Award' for...
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FF 1200
As the new standard for lifeboats on the Norwegian shelf, DNV-OS-E406, was launched back in 2010, it is, today, gratifying for Harding Safety to announce that our lifeboat, the FF1200, is the first on the market to receive a Statement of Compliance...
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CTruk Advanced Composite Technology Centre (render image I)
Thursday, 6th November 2014
CTruk, a leading UK innovator in composite vessel design, recently signed the lease on a 6400m² site on the Colne Estuary, a few miles upriver from its current Brightlingsea base. The company plans to use the Fieldgates site in Haven Road, The...
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Tarik Ben Ziyad at sea (1)
Dutch-built, multi-mission naval vessel at Damen Shiprepair Brest The Royal Moroccan Navy's high-tech frigate Tarik Ben Ziyad has returned to the Damen Shipyards Group for its first routine dry-docking after three years of operation. The SIGMA multi...
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CSDxxx  van voren ankerbomen Jide EW apr 2014
Versatile Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range Damen Dredging offers an extensive standard range of stationary, efficient and robustly constructed Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD). In line with Damen Shipyards' standardisation philosophy, the entire CSD...
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Apostolos and Michael Sfakianakis
Gulfhead is a global leader in the supply and manufacture of marine and industrial spare parts which has also set up a new charitable Foundation for the marine industry. Since 1986 Gulfhead has been at the forefront of supply of genuine/OEM brand...
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South Korean operator Seaspovill signed its second contract for a Fast Ferry with the Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group. The Fast Ferry 4212 - to be named SEA STAR 5 - will operate between Mookho and Ulleung-Do at the East-coast of...
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URAG ASD 2411 signing (1)
Thursday, 18th September 2014
URAG, the leading German port and offshore towage provider based in Bremerhaven, has placed an order for two Damen ASD 2411 tugs. The contract was signed at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. This contract follows an order placed in September 2013 for an...
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Lankhorst Ropes KoLink hi-res
The innovative KO-LINK towing ring, developed by international maritime service provider KOTUG International BV, is now available exclusively from leading maritime ropes supplier, Lankhorst Ropes, under a worldwide marketing agreement. The KO-LINK...
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FOCSV Fugro Pioneer HiRes
Fugro Pioneer second of three vessels to be delivered to Fugro in 2014 September 15th 2014. Fugro has taken delivery of the second of the three Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessels (FOCSV) being built by Damen. The Fugro Pioneer is a compact, survey...
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Irish Guard Vessels Ltd which is a subsidiary of Atlantic Towage & Marine Ltd have recently purchased a new addition to their fleet. The ex-fishing vessel Pacelli which had fished successfully for many years was purchased by Irish Guard Vessels....
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Lankhorst Lankoforce rope
Monday, 8th September 2014
Increased resistance to shock loads when towing Leading maritime ropes supplier, Lankhorst Ropes, has enhanced the performance of its LankoForce rope with the introduction of the latest high modulus polyethylene (HMPE) yarns from Dyneema. Using...
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New stock of Crosby products available for immediate sale/hire Fendercare Marine Australia establishing itself as leading supplier to offshore oil and gas industry Fendercare Marine Lifting and Testing Services is proud to announce the immediate...
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KVH
KVH continues its ground breaking technology with the introduction of the next generation of high performance TracVision TV-series of antennas, controlled through a wireless multi-voltage TV-Hub. The new range offers the latest DVB-S2 tracking...
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Lankhorst Tipto Winchline
Innovations in stronger and safer maritime ropes, together with through-life rope support, are the themes of Lankhorst Ropes' booth at this year's SMM show in Hamburg on the 9 – 12 September, in Hall A1, booth 510. In addition to the latest...
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Scott's wife Michelle names the vessel, with Scott Wharton and CTruk MD Ben Simpson
Tuesday, 24th June 2014
Southampton (UK), 11 June 2014 - The latest offshore wind support vessel to leave the CTruk production line in Essex made straight for Southampton and is currently on show at berth V25 at annual commercial marine exhibition and forum, Seawork. Ocean...
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Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) has emerged as a top winner at the annual Renewable Energy Association awards, held in London's Savoy hotel on Thursday 12th June. The company scooped the prestigious Skills Development award in recognition of...
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Photo - Miranda Strawbridge Dockerty
Century Marine Services Ltd enhances the service it offers to clients in the Middle East by announcing the opening of Century Marine Services LLC in Dubai which will specialise in Tug, Barge and Offshore chartering in the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea and...
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Ben Allen
E. P. Barrus Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Allen as General Manager for the Marine Leisure Division. Ben brings a wealth of experience gained in both sales and business management roles and has been responsible for setting up a...
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CTruk 20T MPC 'Lieutenant P'
OTS soon to take delivery of seventh CTruk 20T MPC Brightlingsea (UK), 1 May 2014 – Since launching three years ago Pontrilas-based Offshore Turbine Services has gone from strength to strength with a refined offering of reliable and efficient...
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DAMEN-STAN-TENDER-1504-541604-DONA LAURA-001DD12072013-KLOET
In April 2014, a contract between JAPDEVA (Costa Rica) and Damen Shipyards Group for a Damen Stan Tender 1504 was approved by the Controller General of the Central-American country. The contract is the conclusion of a thorough tender process that...
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AIP FCS 2008-1-8
First contract for new type of Damen Twin Axe catamran Damen is proud to announce that Windwave Workboats will be the launching customer of the Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2008. The Twin Axe FCS 2008 is a smaller version of Damen's successful...
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Commercial diver with recovered ADCP & pinger, Inset - diver with PR-1 receiver
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has put a lot of undersea technology in the media spotlight. Equipment such as the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and Acoustic Pinger are now part of everyday conversations at workplaces and homes...
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241404 - A.I. Scafi ASD Tug 3212
Damen is to construct a new ASD 3212 tug for Scafi, the Italian shipping group that includes a number of international towing companies. The contract cements their already strong business relationship that goes back 20 years and represents the first...
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Thursday, 10th April 2014
Aldermaston based Pump Technology Ltd, the UK's leading Water, Waste-Water and Sewage Pumping Station suppliers, has just purchased Warwickshire based Marine Sanitation Company LeeSan. Renowned globally as THE Marine Sanitation business for over 50...
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Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd. have been awarded a safety certificate for completing 1,500 incident free dives on the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm project during a recent visit by UK HS&E. The certificate, awarded to the on shore HSSE...
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Damen ARNO Dunkerque, part of the Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Group, has given a new set of 'feet' to the world's first purpose-built offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance vessel, the 2003-built MPI Resolution*. The yard has carried...
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Main pontoon and spud carriage with name Qing Jiang and logo LOW RES
Damen has commissioned a cutter suction dredger in China. The "Qing Jiang", a customized, CSD500 has been delivered to CCCC Tianjin Dredging late last year. The cutter suction dredger has started its maintenance job in the Mao Wei Sea in southern...
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13 Stan Pontoons, 6 Stan Tugs and 4 Stan Tenders come to West Africa and Rotterdam Last Friday, April 4th, a shipment that left China seven weeks ago carrying 13 new Damen Stan Pontoons and 10 other Damen vessels arrived in Rotterdam. The built-for...
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ShB 2609 - YN 571689 MCS Rosie
In March, Maritime Craft Services (MCS) took delivery of a new Damen Shoalbuster 2609. Damen has delivered numerous Crew Transfer Vessels, Multicats, and Shoalbusters to MCS – the two companies have a long-standing relationship. What is notable,...
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Ingeteam O&M Service
Reliable, efficient and flexible solutions to optimise wind turbine competitiveness Spain, 5 March 2014. Ingeteam, an independent market leader specialising in power electronics, automation systems and electric machines, will exhibit at EWEA 2014...
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NB 507 Aleksey Chirikov
Ice management in Sea of Okhotsk and Gulf of Finland Maritime ropes producer & supplier, Lankhorst Ropes, has supplied leading Arctic vessel builder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc. with steel wire towing ropes for three new icebreaking supply and...
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OTN-10
Maersk Training announced today the launch of two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick...
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MO1 East Coast Tour
She will be leaving Buckie on Sunday 2nd March heading to Grimsby on the first part of her journey to the Oceanic International Show at the London Excel. It has taken a highly skilled team, put together by Bob Mainprize (MD), 3 months to get the...
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ECA Robotics ROV with JW Fishers RMD-1 remote metal detector on front, Inset - Fishers ROV with RMD-1
A number of marine service companies and manufacturers are adding a metal detector to their ROVs to increase the vehicle's capabilities. Magnetometers, super sensitive metal detectors, have been used with ROVs for many years, but these instruments...
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SureSwift (modified) 1
British company Sure Wind Marine Ltd. has taken delivery of its second Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier – the Sure Swift - in a little over a month after the first joined the company's fleet. Established in 2009, Sure Wind is a specialist in...
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Fendercare Marine Middle East recently hosted an official event to celebrate the opening of their new regional Head Office in Sharjah. The event was hosted at The Address, Dubai Mall before the invited guests – including customers, local...
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Pontoons showing quayside
Thursday, 13th February 2014
The commercial marine world on show at Seawork Southampton From countries across the globe, including Australia, Canada, the US and Europe, over 500 exhibitors will be at Seawork International, the commercial marine exhibition and conference,...
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SC Falcon pushed on to wind turbine
SC Falcon is put through her paces in rough, wintery seas. Brightlingsea (UK), 4 February 2014 – Experience gained from four years in the offshore wind support vessel market is paying off for CTruk as it prepares to deliver SC Falcon, the...
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DAMEN-FCS-3307-Guardian 1 (LoRes) (1)
New patrol vessel deployed offshore Nigeria Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL) has taken delivery of a Damen FCS 3307 Patrol, to be deployed offshore Nigeria, in the next few weeks. Established in 2006, HIOSL serves the Nigerian oil...
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DAMEN-STAN-TUG-2208-SL KIWI (LoRes)
Smit Lamnalco has taken delivery of, and will soon deploy, the 'SL Kiwi'. It's their second tug of the Damen STu 2208 type. The 39.4 tonne bollard pull tug will join the sister ship 'SL Kittiwake', delivered late 2012, to support Single Point Mooring...
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Subsea & Wellhead is delighted to announce the extension of our hydraulic division services to include the Parker Tracking System (PTS). PTS is a proven hose and component management system from Parker Hannifin in use by clients in more than 26...
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Dutch company Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS), which is a specialist in providing crew transfer vessels to the offshore wind industry, is the first to order the next generation Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610. With the contract signed end...
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The Damen Double Hull Oil Tanker 8000 'Kestrel Fisher' was delivered end 2013 to Dutch managers De Opfeart Beheer. In a two-tanker deal, the Kestrel Fisher's sister vessel 'King Fisher' was delivered in June 2013. Both have been built by Damen...
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Pic 1 - Grand Canyon
Friday, 10th January 2014
Volstad has selected chemical free water treatment for all its engines and will save large volumes of chemical waste. It has always been on our mind to look after the environment. That we save money at the same time is of course a bonus to us, says...
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659 Colour Profile
Macduff Shipyards Limited are pleased to announce that they have secured an order to build a 27.50 metre General Purpose Workboat for Inverlussa Marine Services, based at Loch Spelvie on the Island of Mull. Following delivery of a similar vessel in...
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CWind Astute at sea
Brightlingsea, 19 November 2013 - CTruk has utilised the wealth of performance statistics and operational feedback gained during its composite SWATH workboat CWind Astute's first year at sea to fine tune the design for the next build. The...
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Local unemployed people are benefiting from new Careers in the Offshore Wind industry following their successful completion of a newly developed qualification offered by Maersk Training in Newcastle, designed to help them take advantage of job...
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