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Virtuous
Diamond Diesels (UK) Ltd, located in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire, are the UK importer distributor of Mitsubishi Industrial and inboard marine diesel engines. They cover Mitsubishi marine propulsion engines from 12-4000hp, Mitsubishi marine...
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Sotra Anchor & Chain have a considerable stock of offshore anchors, studlink and studless mooring chain for offshore moorings. We keep both brand new and second hand anchors, chain in stock of grade K3, ORQ, R3, RS3 and R4. Kenter-shackles,...
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DAMEN-ASD-TUG-SVITZER DEBEN KENT
CPP and special render recovery winches ensure superb performance Svitzer, the leading global towage and salvage specialist, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in the UK. The initial contract was signed at the Tugnology 2015 event, which...
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Straightpoint force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment is integral to fabrication and periodic testing of equipment at two Southern Louisiana facilities that serve the U.S. marine, oil and gas industries. Gator...
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DAMEN-ASD-TUG-2310-CMS WARRIOR
Clyde Marine Services has taken delivery of its first Damen ASD Tug. The Damen ASD 2310 has been named CMS Warrior and she will join an extensive, 12-strong fleet of tugs and crew tenders at the Scottish company. Based in Greenock, Scotland, Clyde...
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STu 1907 - Artist Impression_LR
First Damen tugs to be built under licence in the USA An agreement was signed this week at the New Orleans Workboat Show between Damen Shipyards Group and Great Lakes Shipyard, USA, for the latter to build two Stan Tugs 1907 ICE at its facility in...
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Barges part of a 7-vessel deal for BINCO (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) Damen Shipyards Sharjah delivered two barges, a Crane Barge 4920 and an Anti-Pollution Barge 2405, to BINCO, a leading contractor in the Middle East with over 30 years of experience...
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DMC Opens New Plant in China_LR
Official Opening Ceremony Jiangyin, China took place on 27 November Damen Marine Components (DMC) is proud to announce the opening of its brand new facility in Jiangyin, China. Those present at the opening ceremony included CEO of Damen Shipyards...
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ASD-2810 Artist-Impression_LR
Ӧresund, Sweden-based BogserTeam Ӧresund (BTӦ), part of MarCon gruppen, recently signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2810. MarCon gruppen is currently experiencing growth and is...
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ASD Tug 2411 Al Luolo'Aya_LR
Tuesday, 24th November 2015
Delivery ASD 2411 to Sharjah Ports Authority Sharjah Ports Authority, has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2411, named Al Luolo' Aya. His Excellency Sheikh Khaled bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Seaports and...
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load cells
Dutch lifting equipment rental company Hef & Hijs Nederland BV is contributing to increased uptake in Straightpoint load cells from the Benelux region having switched to the UK manufacturer from an alternative supplier almost four years ago. Hef...
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TSHD 2000 Severnaya Dvina_LR
First Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger in 30 years This month Damen Shipyards Group launched ice class Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers TSHD 2000 for Russian Port Agency FSUE "Rosmorport". Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang, Vietnam is building...
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Mini-Pod pic
Salvare Worldwide is best known for its innovative inflatable survival platform, the Seapod, but now its new smaller cousin, the Mini-Pod, is proving to be just as popular across even more markets. Like the Seapod, the aim of the Mini-Pod is to...
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Carmet Tug Company Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of the shipyard at Bromborough on the River Mersey formally known as McTay Marine. Carmet Marine Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carmet Tugs, has been formed to operate the shipyard...
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1605 design_LR
The Damen Shipyards Group recently unveiled a series of new vessel designs based on its popular 16 metre long, 5 metre wide, semi Axe Bow design. The first of the vessels is owned and operated by Van Oord for crew transfer in the Caspian Sea. The...
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DAMEN-FCS-3307-GUARDIAN 2
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL) will take delivery of its second Damen Fast Crew Supplier 3307 Patrol just 18 months after a sister vessel entered service in the Nigerian offshore market. Established in 2006, HIOSL serves the...
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Topjack
Friday, 23rd October 2015
A new resident at the Dover docks and a new addition to Topbond's fleet, Topjack is Topbond's jack up barge and has a lift capability of 250 Tonne. With 36m hydraulically adjustable legs it can operate in water up to 25m deep. It's deck capacity of...
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Wednesday, 21st October 2015
Durham lifting is a family run organisation which is fast approaching its 20 year anniversary. Based in the north east of England they have fast become one of the leading independent testing, lifting and handling equipment providers throughout...
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Contract signing-LR
Tuesday, 20th October 2015
Damen to construct Renewables Service Vessel for Delta Marine The close working relationship between Delta Marine and the Damen Shipyards Group has produced a new vessel design – called a Damen Renewables Service Vessel 3315. The Scotland-based...
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DMC Hveld
Wednesday, 7th October 2015
Damen Marine Components (DMC), the oldest company in Damen Shipyards Group, celebrates its 150th anniversary today. DMC has grown from a very small shipyard established in Gorinchem in 1865, to become the largest nozzle builder in the world. Via a...
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Wednesday, 7th October 2015
UK-based, Dynamic Load Monitoring is one of the world's top suppliers of load-monitoring and cable working equipment to the offshore and subsea industries. The company plans further growth through innovative product development and the provision of...
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Deazer Sailing (3)
All good things come in threes as Damen delivers the third vessel of the year, from the Damen Fast Ferry (DFFe) series to South Korean operators. Having already delivered the SeaStar 5 to existing customer Seaspovill earlier this year, two additional...
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Thursday, 1st October 2015
Norwegian operator, Umoe Mandal, has purchased six External Panorama Pantograph heavy duty windscreen wipers from UK based DuroWipers to equip a newbuild Surface Effect Ship (SES). Statkraft has entered into an initial six month charter agreement for...
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The Hondarra during trailing dredging LOW RES
Thursday, 1st October 2015
Another successful cooperation between Astilleros de Murueta and Damen Dredging Equipment The delivery of the 1.200 m3 TSHD "Hondarra" is the 4th TSHD built in this Spanish-Dutch cooperation. The hopper dredger will perform maintenance dredging...
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Departure from Singapore
Damen's largest ever stock-vessel transport began in Shanghai The Damen Shipyards Group is shipping a total of 22 vessels from several Damen shipyards aboard the heavy-lift vessel Happy Star. This is Damen's largest transportation of stock vessels to...
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SPo 3011 Water Maker
Innovative Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge will bring welcome relief to drought stricken areas The Royal Moroccan Navy, in response to the severe drought that is currently affecting the country, recently awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract to...
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Sale By Online Auction and Private Treaty. Commercial Air Diving Support Equipment (Subject to Availability) Private Treaty (available immediately. Excavation system, tension rings, office block, crawler crane. On-Line Auction 1. Chains, pallet...
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Cable layer
Thursday, 20th August 2015
With more than 90 years of leadership and research make Berco chain systems the benchmark for the industry. Quality is fundamental to our core beliefs, Berco has invested greatly in the whole process, from initial design, then selecting the highest...
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Thursday, 20th August 2015
Hull structures have been completed on CTruk's construction of a new 17m. survey catamaran for the Port of London Authority (PLA). The two hulls were removed from the mould after several weeks of lay-up work and are now undergoing first stage fit out...
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DOP250 fully assembled hanging crane-LR
Damen delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbour construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be...
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Leading marine retro-fit specialist, Landau UK, is taking the marine market by storm. This award-winning marine sector service provider works with manufacturers including Sunseeker, Princess, Island Packet and Fleming to name a few and has recently...
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Visitor and delegate registration is now open for LiftEx 2015, the UK's only trade exhibition and conference dedicated to the overhead lifting industry, which takes place at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre on November 11th – 12th. Hosted by LEEA...
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WL - Anchor handling
Delta Marine's Whalsa Lass working off the coast of Grimsby for one of the "Big 6" energy companies Versatile workboat is a windfarm winner Delta Marine's vessel Whalsa Lass has demonstrated its versatility during recently completed works on the large...
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Barrule pic (2)
Thursday, 9th July 2015
The Barrule is a twin screw 22 metre patrol vessel delivered to the Isle of Man Government in January 2000. It was built to Loyd's Special Service Craft Rules and is equipped and manned in accordance with the Work Boat Code and classed to...
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CWind Vessels Under Construction
Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) celebrated its acquisition of ISO 9001 quality management certification in June by placing four High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV) under build simultaneously in its new Isle of Wight UK building hall. By mid-June, the...
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John Haynes
Lifeboat College Poole UK - 6 to 8 October 2015 The first international 'Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Conference' is being held at the RNLI Lifeboat College, Poole UK from 6 to 8 October 2015. Shock Mitigation is bringing together an...
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CTruk Boats formally handed over the first new craft built at its River Colne production facility in Colchester when the latest MPC22 offshore wind farm service vessel (WFSV) was officially named by owner CWind at the Seawork show in Southampton....
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Blyth Workcats 17M patrol boat being built for Kent  Essec Fisheries
Blyth Workcats Ltd has announced at Seawork that the first UK customer for Smart Surfaces' new Duplex silicone fouling release product will be the Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (KEIFCA) for which it is currently...
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Blyth Workcats 14m survey boat to be built for ABP
At the Seawork International Exhibition in Southampton, Blyth Workcats Ltd announced that Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded it the contract for a new 14-metre survey vessel to be built at the company's yard on Canvey Island, Essex, UK. The...
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Svitzer - RSD 2513 - Artist Impression
The European Innovation Project LeanShips – Low Energy And Near To Zero Emissions Ships – will demonstrate the effectiveness and reliability of energy saving and emission reduction technologies at real scale. LeanShips is one of the first...
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RT Emotion naming ceremony
On 18 June, 2015, the Damen-built ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Emotion was named in the Port of Bremerhaven during KOTUG's annual Herring Party. Ms. Annika Bootsman-Kleberg, Member of the Wallenius' Board and granddaughter of Olof Wallenius, Swedish...
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512539+41 - ASD 3212 - LR
Svitzer, the global market leader within towage and emergency response, has ordered two more Damen ASD 3212 tugs with 80 tonnes bollard pull performance for its escort and towing operations on the Thames and Felixstowe. They are being built at Damen's...
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Wednesday, 10th June 2015
Jenkins Marine are pleased to announce the purchase of two new deck barges, JML50 and JML18. The new vessels represent a considerable investment by Jenkins Marine and have been acquired partly in response to an increasing need by our clients for a...
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FF68913 (2)
When Edison developed the first light bulb, he could never have imagined how technically advanced lighting would become. Where a single LED Floodlight can last for years rather than months. LED floodlighting is now the thing to have, but not all LED...
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With a long and distinguished history- powered by the quality of our products and service, Kort Propulsion of Kent, UK, provide a single source from which vessel designers, builders or operators can secure a complete package of propulsion and...
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Damen has recently launched two new ballast water treatment solutions onto the market. The new products, Damen LoFlo and Damen BalCon are a response to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention 2004, which is edging ever closer to ratification and...
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Leading global liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has joined Lankhorst Ropes' 'Rope Recycling' scheme. The scheme allows maritime companies to include Lankhorst mooring and towing ropes in their environmental sustainability policies. Environmental...
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Contract signing
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...
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contract signing
To develop its large fleet, Groen Offshore, Guard & Support has selected the first Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610 to be customised with Offshore Oil & Gas standby capabilities. The Netherlands-based company will deploy the new...
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Shakedog (4) @ KGV Lock 06-05-15
CPBS Marine Services has recently welcomed back their 19 x 8m multi-cat Shake Dog after a substantial refit at the Thames Craft floating dry-dock in Greenwich. During the works a new TMC 680-5 (68t/m) crane and associated hydraulic pump were fitted...
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Trearddur Bay Picture
Antony Robson, Captain of the new Turbine Transfers' 'Trearddur Bay' is in awe of his new vessel. "It's completely different to anything already out there, it's not a prop boat, it's not a jet boat – and, given what we need, it drives better...
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Shannon 2 Picture
Named after the River Shannon it is fitting that Lough Swilly, Donegal has the first of the new class RNLI lifeboats delivered to Ireland on the 10th April. Built in Lymington it is the lightest but fastest of the RNLI fleet. Interestingly it was...
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Having a place of safety and allowing time for survivors to recover before being rescued at sea is behind the newly designed SEAPODTM inflatable survival platform. The device combines the latest technology, with proven research to solve the age old...
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Launch of RoPax Ferry 8017 (lowres)
Damen Shipyards Galaţi in Romania recently launched the MV Veteran, an 80-metre ice class Ro-Pax ferry. The vessel represents the first of a two-vessel contract, with a design stemming from a Canadian-Danish partnership between Fleetway and...
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Friday, 10th April 2015
Humber Ribs have released designs for their new professional Offshore Passenger/Charter rib range. These are the first of many new projects to be released amongst the Humber model ranges this year as part of the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations....
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Greens Power LTD supplies Steam Boiler equipment for MV Britannia; P&O's newest ship to date the biggest ship designed exclusively for Britain Britannia left the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, and was officially launched by the Her Majesty the...
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Five additional vessels to be delivered in the coming months The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) has taken delivery of the fourth and final Stan Patrol 4207, named HMBS Rolly Gray. The four Stan Patrol 4207s form part of the six-year Sandy Bottom...
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SeaZip-3-YN532534 (lowres)
On 28 March, SeaZip Offshore Service named two new Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2610 at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. The two vessels, named SeaZip 3 and SeaZip 4, will expand their owner's offshore wind farm support capacity in the North Sea region....
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Damen Shipyards Group, a global shipbuilder headquartered in the Netherlands, has become the latest member of the World Ocean Council (WOC). Damen is the first European shipbuilder to join the WOC, the international business leadership alliance on...
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Damen Shipyards Yichang (lowres)
Tuesday, 17th March 2015
The Damen Yichang Shipyard in China is poised to enter a new era. Commencing operations in 1999, the joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC has had a successful history of delivering cargo vessels from the Damen portfolio. Now,...
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Duro Wiper Ltd was pleased to welcome a visit from the third most powerful person in the UK, Mr Michael Fallon Secretary of State for Defence. The Conservative politician visited Stonehouse-based manufacturing company Duro Wipers to show his support...
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PromarCDavidArnoldi-7
Promar Shipping Services has christened the first of two Damen PSV 3300 vessels built at Damen Shipyards Galaţi in Romania. The Mamola Reliance will operate on the West African oil and gas market, where her high quality design will offer...
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BN 513101 ASD 2913 MICHEL_lowres
Damen Shipyards Group has delivered the first vessel in its new ASD Tug 2913 class. The 2913 has been developed in response to demand from operators for more powerful tugs capable of handling today's ever larger vessels. As well as having a bollard...
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CTruk's Advanced Composite Technology Centre
Total project investment of £8.3m £1m grant through Round 6 of RGF 120+ new jobs including 15 apprenticeships Brightlingsea/Essex, 12 February 2015 – CTruk's plans to build larger vessels for offshore wind and diversify for...
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