Press releases for Damen Shipyards Group


InvaSave proves ready to help vessel owners in time for Ballast Water Management Convention deadline

The InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system from Damen Green Solutions has demonstrated beyond doubt its capability to help ships meet the incoming D2 standard. All vessels will be required to comply with the standard which came into force on September 8th this year. This summer the InvaSave crew teamed up with local service provider Tradebe Santander (Tradebe Company) to receive ballast water from a tanker in Gijon.

Damen and De Beers Marine Namibia formalise new relationship, with Mangalia yard centre stage

On 15 May 2019, Damen Shipyards Group and De Beers Marine Namibia (Pty) Ltd participated in a special steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel. In February 2019, De Beers Marine Namibia awarded a contract to Damen to build a new crawler diamond recovery vessel for offshore operations in Namibia. At 177 metres (577 feet) long, the new vessel will be slightly larger than the current largest vessel in the De Beers Marine Namibia fleet, Mafuta.

EMAR Offshore Services welcomes Damen ASD Tug 2811

EMAR Offshore Services, a Netherlands-based dedicated maritime service company, welcomed a new vessel to its fleet. The Damen ASD Tug 2811, named E-TWO, was ordered in November 2018 with a special request for the installation of an additional FiFi1 system, aft winch and hydraulic crane. This ASD Tug 2811, one of Damen Shipyards Group’s ‘next-generation’ harbour tugs, will be deployed for assisting in the berthing and unberthing of industrial vessels in major ports.

Damen and Arriva extend ferry service from Copenhagen city centre to port area with two additional Damen Ferries 2306E3

Arriva Danmark has extended the requirements of its contract with Damen Shipyards Group in order to account for longer ferry routes in the city of Copenhagen. Arriva originally contracted Damen to deliver five fully-electric Damen Ferry 2306 E3 vessels to cover passenger routes in the central metropolitan area of Copenhagen. Since agreement of the contract in July 2018, Danish public transport agency Movia has extended the intended routes of its ferry service to the port area by roughly 50%.
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