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Contract signing_lowres
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet Sweden has been awarded the contract to manufacture high-precision special steel tanks together with their integrated cassettes for OKG; operator of three nuclear reactors on Sweden's Simpevarp peninsula. With two reactors...
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Meercat New 18m
Wednesday, 20th December 2017
A manufacturer of workboats is reporting a rapidly expanding order book and customer base after becoming a stand-alone business. Hampshire-based Meercat, which employs 16 people at Hythe Marine Park, Southampton, now has enough work to last beyond the...
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Concordia Damen contract signing (1)_lowres
Joint venture between parties to increase market share in inland waterways On December 15th, Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group signed a joint venture agreement with the purpose of cooperating in the construction and trade of inland waterway...
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A 5/2 way directional valve from the name itself has 5 ports equally spaced and 2 flow positions. It can be used to isolate and simultaneously bypass a passage way for the fluid which for example should retract or extend a double-acting cylinder....
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Starting in 2015, large companies and organizations with over 250 employees, a turnover in excess of €50m (£39m), or balance sheet total in excess of €43 (£34m), have to produce and submit an energy audit to the Environment...
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Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Samuel de Champlain (2)_lowres
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by...
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Midas SVX2 Compressed
Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation, Valeport, has announced its contract to supply four customised MIDAS SVX2 probes to Saab Kockums. The MIDAS SVX2 is an advanced probe, combining sound velocity with...
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Seapant-Magazine
Tuesday, 5th December 2017
As a long-standing family business of over 40 years, you may think that Seaplant would be taking a well-deserved rest – nothing could be further from the truth! 2017 has seen us expand our business and grow our reach for our customers more...
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The Port of Dover has been embarking on its biggest project and single investment for over 70 years with the £120m redevelopment of the Western Docks, due for completion by 2019. This includes the construction of 2 new berths along with quay...
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Signature of the agreement
On the last day of the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam, which brought together over 8000 delegates from 400 firms in 50 countries, representatives of Bilbao Exhibition Centre took up the baton as the hosts of the next edition in...
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PCE Instruments recently launched 3 brand-new and highly accurate class 1 and 2 sound level meters. These have been designed to tackle the wide-spread problem of noise at the workplace which can cause health issues. However, with their many functions,...
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Liftex Thern 2016
Thursday, 23rd November 2017
Next week Thern Europe will be exhibiting at LiftEx in Telford, the United Kingdom. We would like to meet you in our booth, B.13 For free entree tickets, You can contact us by email: europe@thern.com, or call: 0031 546 898 380 Thern has been...
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Damen twin-rig fishing trawler_artist impressions_lowres
Dutch fishing company Ekofish Group has contracted Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam to build a new twin-rig fishing trawler. The design and on-board equipment of the new vessel will all be in line with Ekofish's dedication to sustainable fishing...
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Fishery Research Vessel 7417 Baa Farta (2)_lowres
On 9th November, Damen Shipyards Galati launched a Fishery Research Vessel (FRV) 7417 for the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries. The sponsor of the vessel, named Baía Farta, was Dra. Isabel Cristóvão, director of Gabinete de Estudos,...
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Thursday, 16th November 2017
Online auction of two former military pushboats and two (offshore) lifeboats currently stored in Woudsend. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
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Cat-fines-comp
Wednesday, 15th November 2017
Cat fines are hard, extremely abrasive particles of aluminium and silicon oxides. · Claims against insurers for damage to ship engine parts due to Cat fines are on the up · Fine abrasive particles size range 5 to 35 micron ·...
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Marine_and_Deck_Equipment
Monday, 13th November 2017
As the company name suggests Rotrex Winches prime business is 'Winches' they are a leading UK supplier and proudly offer one of the largest ranges of winches in Europe. They design, hire and sell new or used winches of almost every type and line pull,...
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The Mangalia shipyard (1)_lowres
Damen Shipyards Group has entered into a share purchase agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the acquisition of its majority share in Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries (DMHI). The Daewoo shipyard in Mangalia, Romania...
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RMO TVCV
LK Valves & Controls Ltd, the Liverpool based stockist and distributor, has added the new Winel product to its extensive range. Winel's latest development, the new aluminum type 'CM' tank vent check valve is made of a seawater resistant...
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Gammatec photo
Tuesday, 7th November 2017
DLM give a warm welcome this month to two new distributors, Gammatec in Nigeria and Technik-1 Lifting in U.A.E . Both distributors provide a wealth of knowledge from various offshore, lifting and rigging backgrounds and will complement the existing...
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Ontario Government awards two ferry contract to Damen
The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery for two "road" ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68-metre Damen Road Ferry 6819 and a 98...
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The flexible DynaCover is fitted around the existing cast pump casing_lowres
Friday, 3rd November 2017
How to dress your dredge pump for success Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which...
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PACS Marine Engineering Ltd is a steel fabrication Specialised, completing all aspects of fabrication work, from ship mobilizations, demobilisations to Pipe work, repair work. We work with a wide range of steel including; Aluminium, Cunifer,...
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 Buoyancy Tank Assemblies
Wednesday, 1st November 2017
Akastor is a Norway based oil services investment company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is the result of the demerger of Aker Solutions in 2014. Akastor has a portfolio of industrial holdings, real estate and other investments. The...
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AMC Vessel High Res
Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) is one of the UK's leading aluminiumboat builders providing innovative and original, bespoke solutions tovessel construction and design. AMC lead the way in quality controlensuring the highest standards of...
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Saddleback in use
Wednesday, 1st November 2017
A South Korean Cable Laying company visited Dynamic load Monitoring's (DLM) Head Office in Southampton last month for product training on DLM's unique cable working equipment soon to be used on an up and coming PLGR (Pre Lay Grapnel Run) project....
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Demonstration of VAMOS! technology (2)_lowres
On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29...
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PCE Instruments recently launched a new range of industrial borescopes which are available with different camera cables to fit the individual customers' purpose. The series is called the PCE-VE 1000 series. The order code PCE-VE 1036HR-F, for example,...
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Wednesday, 25th October 2017
Global OEM HTL Group have launched their new in-house service innovation; i-calibrate. Offering complete certification traceability, i-calibrate ensures that the user has complete control of calibration and test services via a simple to use portal....
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The DOP is being lowered into a partition of the caisson_lowres
On 23rd November, Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and...
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Thursday, 12th October 2017
The IMO is making a substantial global investment to integrate and encourage women into the traditionally male dominated maritime sector. As a female business owner in this industry, that makes total sense to Clare Blatchford-Hanna, the new owner of...
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Cat-fines-BOLLFILTER
Tuesday, 10th October 2017
Cat fines are hard, extremely abrasive particles of aluminium and silicon oxides. · Claims against insurers for damage to ship engine parts due to Cat fines are on the up · Fine abrasive particles size range 5 to 35 micron ·...
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Damen Workboat Festival 2017 (1)
Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients, industry partners and media at Damen's second annual Workboat Festival. Held at Damen Shipyards' HQ at Gorinchem,...
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Damen TSHD 2000 for Rosmorport_lowres
TSHD 2000 will be built for Rosmorport at LLC 'Onego Shipyard' 22 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC 'Onego Shipyard' to build a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The vessel will be built by order of FSUE...
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Dredging solution for Veracel Celulose (2)
Veracel Celulose, one of the world's most advanced pulp manufacturers, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their maritime terminal at sufficient water depth. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a...
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Damen FCS 4008_lowres
Visit the new-build and ship repair facilities in Sharjah, UAE, and participate in seminars and on-the-water demonstrations Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, immediately following the three...
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Safe, quick and agile: PALFINGER MARINE's new generation FRSQ 630 fast rescue boat offers optimal working conditions in rough sea conditions – at competitive pricing. In 2016, Harding Safety and PALFINGER MARINE merged into one company. Now the...
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Mariner Powerboat History
Thursday, 21st September 2017
E. P. Barrus Ltd is pleased to announce that September 18th, 2017 marks their official 100-year birthday. It all began in 1917 when Ernest Prouty Barrus set up a company in the UK to supply Starrett precision tools including micrometers and measuring...
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The Letter of Intent signing (1)_lowres
20 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. The primary aims of the Service Hub will be to optimise the...
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The BOLLFILTER Filtration App is now available for free download from the App Store or Google Play. We have built our App with the filter user in mind. It is possible to download all content to your device, so when on site with limited connectivity,...
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Organisers of LiftEx, the only trade show and conference dedicated to overhead lifting and work at height solutions, have announced details of another impressive line-up of speakers. Further attractions unveiled for this year's exhibition include a...
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Monday, 18th September 2017
• Red7Marine, will be exhibiting at the M&CCE expo on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 September 2017 • Red7Marine operates across the following sectors; Marine Plant Hire, Marine Construction, Renewables and Energy, Marine Consultancy, and...
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LK Valves New Design Straight Pattern Storm Valve
LK Valves have introduced a new and improved range of storm valves. The new valves are available in sizes DN50 to DN150, in straight and angled design and feature several innovative improvements; •By removing the counter weight and replacing it...
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17040 Marketing Profile
Wight Shipyard Co has won an order to build a 21 metre passenger catamaran for a high profile Scottish tourism operation. The order, the second for the Isle of Wight-based shipyard in as many weeks, follows the welcome announcement of a second 41...
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Christening Bibby WaveMaster 1 (1)
Ground-breaking Damen Service Operations Vessel makes her debut On the 6th of September, at 1300 hrs local time, the naming ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 took place at the cruise terminal in the Port of Rotterdam in front of more than 125 guests...
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Friday, 8th September 2017
Peter Morton of Wight Shipyard Co Ltd has bought a stake in Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) and takes his place on the board, securing the IOW boat build business well into the future. Commercial Director Mr Rob Stewart said: "We are looking...
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With the U.K.'s ever growing need for coastal protection and environmental works a Norfolk based Marine company has used their 25 years of experience to provide its clients 'job specific' Marine plant. Safety Boat Services ever growing fleet boasts a...
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IndraDrive ML
A universal inverter developed by Bosch Rexroth has been approved for use in ships and offshore equipment by two international maritime classification organisations. This will significantly reduce the engineering overheads for maritime plant...
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Damen Shoalbuster 3209 ISA_lowres
ISA Towage B.V. (formerly known as V.O.F. Sleepboot ISA) has taken delivery of a Shoalbuster 3209 from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld (DSHa). The vessel was already in stock at the yard and was handed over to the client within four weeks of the order...
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Kalmar Reachstackers for Empty Container Handling-16 (2)
• Strainstall secures significant contract with reach stacker OEM to install its container weighing system during production • OEM contract with Kalmar secured in quick succession to CWS™ EU-type approval • CWS™ has no...
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Damen CSD350
Thursday, 24th August 2017
Online tool – called Sandy – helps contractors choose the right cutter suction dredger and equipment for the job Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors have to make new...
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Quad Pod 2
Thursday, 24th August 2017
A large outdoor climbing company based in the north of England approached DLM wanting a custom design product for mountain rescue operations. The Quad Pod which was delivered to the firm earlier this month consisted of an aluminium metal frame with...
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Azcue Eco-Energy System
Energy efficiency is a growing focus for the marine industry; as a result Azcue Pumps have introduced the Eco-Energy System for reducing energy consumption and improving profitability – reducing energy consumptions by up to 80%, with reductions...
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LDD Large Template into Sea
Continued innovations in technology across all sectors go hand in hand with the adoption of new approaches and innovative ways of working, allowing manufacturers to keep pace with the increasing demands of customers in areas such as speed, accuracy...
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SDA On Ice Rolls Royce
FarSounder'slongest range sonar system FarSounder-1000 is to be the latest addition to the state-of-the-art equipment incorporated into the British Antarctic Survey's new Polar Research Vessel, theRRS Sir David Attenborough. Commissioned by the...
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We are currently organizing an International Green Shipping and Technology Summit in Athens, Greece on 28-29 November 2017 which is supported by BIMCO, GISBIR, BPO and The Nautical Institute, this is a place where we will meet and discuss all the...
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Acorn Fire & Security are a major supplier and commission specialist within the fire and security industry, who go the extra mile for every customer and offer alternative solutions to many problems internationally. Recently Acorn were contacted to...
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UK basedKort Propulsion,established in 1935 and now in their 82nd year, is pleased to announce this week that they have signed a new contract withShipbuilding Asia UK. The new contract, is for a 90ft Fishing Trawler, delivering aYanmar 6EY17W –...
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French maritime engineering specialist Iroise Mer, based in Brest on the country's northwestern coast, used a 50t Straightpoint Radiolink plus (RLP) load cell during a refit of a tanker mooring system located 500m off the Corsica coast, recently....
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VOS Start at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (1)
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon BV's first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion...
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Oct 2017 workshop logos + wave
A series of one day NEXT GENERATION Workshops are being held 'back to back' at the Grand Harbour Southampton on 24 25 26 October 2017. The NEXT GEN programme combines a group of dynamic international presenters with panel discussions. Opening sessions...
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Friday, 21st July 2017
It was a night to remember for Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) at this year's South Coast Business Awards, where DLM won the Sustainable Business of the year at the glitzy black tie event held at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton at the...
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Valeport reports that it continues to demonstrate proactive compliance with the highest international quality standards. In July, Valeport, a leading UK manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation underwent a number of...
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DAMEN NEW FRONTIERS 2_lowres
On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel NEW FRONTIERS – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder's Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting...
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Thursday, 13th July 2017
Active winch is a joint venture between two long established leaders in the manufacture and control of winch projects, North Sea Winches and MJR Controls. Active winch has been established to provide solutions to an expanding market, providing safe,...
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LNG carrier GDF Suez Point Fortin (1) lowres
Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a two week maintenance programme on the 290-metre, 101,000 GT LNG carrier GDF SUEZ POINT FORTIN. DSBr is one of the most experienced European yards in the repair and maintenance of LNG carriers. In...
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seawork award
Thursday, 6th July 2017
Dynamic Load Monitoring Ltd (DLM) was named winner of Spirit of Innovation award in the category, Marine Engineering and Construction at last month's European Commercial Marine (ECM) awards for Subsea Datalogging Tensile Link. The awards were...
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New vessels will support innovative transportation scheme in the city of Antwerp Recently, Aqualiner signed a contract with Damen Shipyards for four Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels. The waterbuses will provide public transport services in the Belgian...
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After a record build time Aluminium Marine Consultants handed over MO4 to Mainprize Offshore this week for work as a Windfarm Support Vessel carrying both cargo, equipment and personnel out of the port of Hooksiel to the German windfarm sector on an...
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From 13th-15th June 2017 Mayflower Park in Southampton became the hub for the largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition in Europe for its 20th year showcase. Throughout all these 20 years, Seaplant has been working tirelessly alongside...
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Mainprize Offshore Ltd has achieved 1000 vessel days free of LTI (lost time incident)while providing services for end client Dong Energy. Mainprize Offshore Ltd are providing guard vessels direct to Dong Energy and indirect through their sub...
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1074W
Once again, Maritime Progress has researched and produced a poster which has much bearing on a sector of the industry with which many of their customers will be familiar. Our poster is based on the guidelines for safe operations on vehicle decks as...
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Wednesday, 28th June 2017
JFC Marine with over 30 years' experience manufacturing innovative plastic products, manufacture and supply a complete range of precision engineered navigation buoys complete with Atons systems. We offer an extensive range of aids to navigation...
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NI Water has awarded a major new £3.25 million contract to local Duncrue - based firm Heyn Engineering. Heyn will be supplying and maintaining essential safety and maintenance equipment to NI Water over potentially the next six years. As NI...
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Casper Vermeulen gets Lifetime Achievement Award (1)_lowres
Casper Vermeulen, who is retiring as UK Sales Manager for the Damen Shipyards Group, was last week presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Seawork International commercial marine and workboat exhibition held in Southampton, UK. The...
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Tuesday, 13th June 2017
The fruit of a ground-breaking WFSV build partnership between Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) and Mainprize Offshore Ltd will be on the quayside (berth VB32) at Seawork International this year. With unique features such as a dedicated three-point...
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Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet has won a contract for the refit and repair works of a Swedish ferry from Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration). Awarded after a public tender process, the contract refers to the Castella, a 77-metre long Ro-Ro...
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Valeport has reported a surge in sales of tide gauge equipment in its most recent quarter. The UK's leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation said that sales of tide gauge equipment rose 22% over the same...
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Road Ferry for Gambia (1)
Damen has delivered a road ferry to a client in the Gambia more than a month ahead of schedule. The ferry was built entirely in the Netherlands to a very tight deadline, with the hull constructed in just 70 days at Damen's subsidiary Niron Staal in...
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Stena Scotia - artist impressions
Cuts time spent in dock from weeks to days Damen Green Solutions (DGS) in partnership with Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) and AEC, the scrubber supplier, is trialling a new technique for retrofitting scrubbers. Designated the Modular...
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Melbourne, Australian based company Hoisting Equipment Specialist (Vic) Pty Ltd (HES) recently installed two monorail crane systems at an electrical substation before utilising a 3.25t capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint to complete...
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For thirty years, iXblue has pioneered inertial navigation, subsea acoustics, geophysics and shipbuilding. iXblue technology is at work everywhere, from the ocean depths – 11,000 meters under the sea – to outer space – some 1.5...
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SOR arring at Rathlin Island
Arklow Marine Services, North Quay, Arklow have recently delivered the new impressive 27m "Spirit of Rathlin" which has been designed to replace the existing "Canna" and is to operate between Ballycastle & Rathlin Island off...
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To promote their latest product, Ravestein decided to bring their widely discussed Skylift to Seawork, to demonstrate to the world how it works. A lot of times we are on an exhibition with our scale model and photo's, people still don't believe the...
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International safety expert, Salvare, has secured a number of orders for its Seapod and Mini-Pod lifesaving systems through its UK sales agent, SeaSafe, over the last year. The latest contract for five units went to a UK west coast fleet operator,...
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EDF Energy Renewables
Life Cell Marine Safety has been included in a new initiative aiming to support local fishermen operating from coastal locations between Hartlepool and Saltburn by the Sea, who have traditionally used the fishing grounds in and around the windfarm....
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Lars Seistrup accepts the award
Best UAE Shipyard 2017 and Best New Building Yard Albwardy Damen is very proud to have received two shipyards awards in the space of just 4 weeks. On the 19th of April, during the MASTECH conference in Dubai, Albwardy Damen received the prestigious...
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The launching ceremony (1)
Delta Marine's Voe Vanguard sails straight into first project Damen has launched the Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type, which has been developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine. The first in the new series was...
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Dover seaway works in progress
Friday, 12th May 2017
DuroWipers will be back at Seawork this year with an even bigger demo model following securing even greater interest for its products since the show moved to its larger venue at Mayflower Park. Noel Gould, owner, DuroWipers, said: "On the back of the...
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Friday, 12th May 2017
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) is to build a new beam trawler for the Netherlands fishing fleet. The client is the Hakvoort Brothers from Urk,the Netherlands. The vessel, which will use a stock hull, will join another fishing boat...
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Who are we? Global Insulation (European) Ltd is a modern, innovative insulation company which specialises in the Marine and Petro-Chemical industries. The company has been established for over twenty years within this sector and is based in a prime...
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Contract signing
Saqr Port, part of Rash Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports, has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of an ASD 2913 tug. The vessel will be built a short distance away at Albwardy Damen in Sharjah and will be delivered in time for the...
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Sulzer engineers onboard
In order to keep the ferry operational when a generator fails a team of engineers must go on board to make an assessment of the damage. Sulzer was called on board by a customer where the shaft generator had failed. Marine design standards ensure that...
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Water Bus 2407 event (1) low res
Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
At a recent event at its headquarters in Gorinchem, Damen Shipyards demonstrated its next generation composite Water Bus, the 2407, to an invited international audience. Built from FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) the new class will give operators...
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MBNA Thames Clippers has announced the names of the two new passenger boats joining its growing river transport network operating across London. Launching this summer Mercury Clipper and Jupiter Clipper will provide additional capacity across the...
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Transfluid HM560
With hybrid/electric technology a hot topic within the industry right now, operators are looking for cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions to ensure the future of their business. This year at Seawork, propulsion and driveline experts,...
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Hardinxveld-Giessendam
Tuesday, 25th April 2017
Damen is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry. From small beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. With Dutch roots, Damen's expansion has been...
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Multi-role Aviation Training Vessel MV Sycamore (1)
Thursday, 20th April 2017
Damen Shipyards Group has announced the successful completion of sea trials of the Multi-role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV) MV Sycamore. The sea trials included testing of all on-board military systems. Following final vessel handover, MV Sycamore...
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NW-6000 Overview
Ships Electronic Services (SES) is a UK leader in the supply, installation and maintenance of maritime communication and navigation electronics. Operating from eight strategic sites around the coast of the UK the company has 40 years of experience...
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Offshore
Friday, 7th April 2017
Whitby has a wealth of maritime history going back hundreds of years, including connections with the whaling, cargo and fishing industries. 54 North Maritime Training was established in 2002 with the aim of delivering quality safety training to new...
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SEA 1180 Team pic
Damen Shipyards Group has submitted a tender for the SEA 1180 Phase 1 Project to deliver twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels to the Royal Australian Navy. To demonstrate its commitment to on time and within specification delivery Damen submitted its...
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Ferry operator Scandlines in Denmark replaced all other kinds of pipe seals on the recently built ferries M/F Berlin and M/F Copenhagen with Roxtec transits.
In order to ensure fire protection and water-tightness, before and after a fire, ferry operator Scandlines in Denmark replaced all other kinds of pipe seals on the recently built hybrid ferries M/V Berlin and M/V Copenhagen with Roxtec transits. "We...
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Ocean Zephyr
Wednesday, 5th April 2017
GRS Global Renewables Shipbrokers, OWS Off-Shore Wind Solutions and A1 Offshore Solutions announce the Sale of the DP2 Walk-to-Work Vessel OCEAN ZEPHYR. GRS has developed and arranged the sale of OCEAN ZEPHYR (incl. Ampelmann A Type) from Emden based...
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Monday, 3rd April 2017
Designed to replace a greased bronze bearing in a key chassis component, the GGB solution includes a specially designed fiber reinforced composite bearing and dual-part axial thrust washer made of engineered plastics materials. A manufacturer of...
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Registration is now open for Seawork International, which opens its doors 13-15 June at Mayflower Park, Southampton, UK. As Europe's largest and fastest growing commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference, Seawork International has been a...
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City of Glasgow College is to offer a new Blended Learning training programme foranyone wanting to achieve their MCA Large Yacht Certificates of Competency fromOfficer of the Watch level to Master. The new training partnership between the college and...
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Damen Fisheries Research Vessel_lowres
22 March 2017: The German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, BLE) has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for the construction of a Fisheries Research Vessel. The contract...
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Damen's InvaSave team_lowres
Damen's award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours, the Damen InvaSave treats ballast water to the IMO D-2 standard,...
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Wednesday, 15th March 2017
Generator Solutions based in the beautiful world of Stamford, Lincolnshire, is an alternator reseller and parts provider for brands such as Stamford/AvK, Meccalte, Leroy Somer, Marelli. We specifically focus on the electrical side of a Generating...
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SOUTHAMPTON'S Harbour Master Martin Phipps has welded the first plate on a new workboat for the Port of Southampton. Meercat Workboats based in Hythe are building the £500,000 craft and she will play a vital role in the safe operation of the...
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From the air
Modulift supplied spreader beams and rigging equipment to international freight forwarder FH Bertling Logistics Aberdeen (Bertling), which lifted a 282t substation module onto a vessel bound for Kazakhstan at AV Dawson's North Sea supply base in...
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20161205 Contract signing FORTESCUE METALS GROUP
To support Second Towage Licence for the Port of Port Hedland Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for the building of six, 32 metre Rotor Tugs. These...
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We offer UK & European companies a platform to sell and dispose of marine assets to the vast African marine sector. IPS can offer marketing and brokerage services for all types of equipment and vessels. Please get in touch with your surplus assets...
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New quayside for North Sea oil & gas decommissioning sector awarded to specialist contractor, Southbay Civil Engineering Dundee's prospects of becoming a decommissioning hub for North Sea Oil & Gas take another step closer with the...
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Wednesday, 1st March 2017
Damen Shipyards Group's range of Liquefied Gas Carriers is a response to the changes seen in the maritime LNG market in recent years. The Dutch company's designs meet a variety of capacity requirements, from 500m3 to 7,500m3. The maritime LNG market...
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DAMEN-YS6911-GAME-CHANGER
Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN has launched GAME CHANGER, its latest 70-metre DAMEN Yacht Support vessel (227 ft) with helicopter hangar. Available in time for the 2017 summer season, GAME CHANGER is a fantastic showcase of the Yacht Support solution for...
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Dini Argeo Rendering
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Dynamic Load Monitoring Ltd distributors for Dini Argeo Equipment Dynamic Load Monitoring becomes the main and authorised distributor on the South Coast of England for Dini Argeo equipment. Dini Argeo specialise in the production of weighing systems,...
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Maersk Connector wins OSJ Award_lowres
Monday, 13th February 2017
Vessel's success the result of close collaboration between builder, owner and charterer On 8th February at the Offshore Support Journal Annual Awards in London, the Maersk Connector received the Offshore Support Ship 2017 Award. The Maersk Supply...
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SMS Alyssa-5
Southampton Marine Services has launched its latest vessel at its Ocean Quay shipyard in Southampton. The 23 metre Alyssa is an aquaculture service vessel built for Scottish commercial diving and marine services company Leco Marine. Designed by Argyll...
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500t Shackle Load Cell
Thursday, 9th February 2017
DLM design and manufacture a new 500 tonne Telemetry Shackle Load Cell for their key distributor in Denmark, NOS A/S. The Telemetry Shackle Load Cell was manufactured from high strength marine grade steel and has the ability to transmit to...
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Man Overboard Workshop - RS & WBV Workshop - 25 & 26 April 2017
A unique programme of two one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector is being held 'back to back' in Southampton UK on 25 & 26 April 2017. The fast moving workshop style programme brings together an international group of...
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Mark Dixon
Landau UK, specialists in delivering award winning installations and retro-fits of equipment and systems to all leisure and commercial marine vessels, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Dixon as its new Business Development Manager. Mark...
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Thursday, 2nd February 2017
During London Boat Show 2017, ASAP Supplies Ltd and ZF Services UK signed a distributor agreement to support the aftermarket for ZF products. ASAP have been supplying products for ZF gearboxes for a number of years but due to the increasing number of...
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Damen Shiprepair Curaao (1) lowres
Thursday, 2nd February 2017
Following the agreement made between the Government of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards Group in September last year, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over the management of the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij (CDM) as of...
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SIGMA 10514 PKR frigate (2) lowres
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has handed over the first SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) frigate to the Indonesian Ministry of Defence, on schedule and on budget. The ceremony took place at the PT PAL shipyard in Surabaya where the vessel was...
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HS.Marine, the Italian marine cranes specialist, is currently expanding its production facilities by quadrupling them. Despite the current crises in the offshore and marine market, HS.Marine is growing quickly supplying cranes to tug and workboat,...
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The prestigious annual Motor Boat Awards were celebrated on Monday 9th January at a gala dinner hosted by Motor Boat & Yachting magazine and sponsor Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance. An audience of over 250 international guests saw the...
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Damen UV 4312_lowres
In December 2016 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Norway-based VOLT Service AS for a Utility Vessel (UV) 4312 to be delivered in Q1 2018. The vessel, to be named VOLT Processor, will undertake delousing operations and other services at...
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DLM Design carry out a range test on a new custom design transmitter and receiver display, designed specifically to reach a clients exact requirements of 3km range across a body of water. A prominent cable laying company recently contacted DLM...
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VariPower 20 & Defender (graphics)
By using the combination of variable speed generator with a lithium battery bank and inverter we can help you deliver on board power in the most efficient way currently possible. The final specification of your hybrid power system will depend on your...
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Damen ASD Tug 2913 Germania_LR
Rimorchiatori Riuniti has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 2913. The new vessel – named Germania – was handed over to the Italian tug operator last week from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The delivery follows Rimorchiatori Riuniti's...
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Thursday, 12th January 2017
UK-based ultrasonic antifouling specialist NRG Marine has just announced two new distributors for its Sonihull range of marine antifouling products. Piraeus-based VETUS Hellas will be responsible for sales and distribution of NRG's range in Greece and...
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Hampshire Rigging Services used a DLM load cell to measure tension on a historical suspension bridge wire rope during refurbishment in Thames Ditton last month. Hampshire Rigging who regularly use DLM Load cells due to their great customer service and...
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