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  • 11 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Last week, two twin axe catamarans of the successful Damen FCS 2610 type have been launched at Damen’s newbuilding yard in Singapore. Both vessels will be completed in the coming weeks after which they will be transported to the Damen yard in Gorinchem, The Netherlands where they will be delivered to SeaZip Offshore Service in […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group, Ampelmann and VEEM demonstrated the capabilities of their joint marine access solution – a Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009 equipped with an Ampelmann L-type gangway and two VEEM VG 260SD gyro stabilisers – at the end of June on Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boat manufacturer Metal Shark has reached an agreement with Damen Shipyards to market Damen designs, which the company will construct at its Franklin, Louisiana shipyard.  “We are proud to offer globally proven Damen designs as we expand our footprint in new markets,” said Metal Shark president Chris Allard. “Damen’s impressive portfolio serves as the perfect […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Danish company Sea Consult ApS has taken delivery of its first Damen Twin Axe as the company prepares to enter the offshore wind market. Based in Marstal, Sea Consult is a new customer to Damen and this will be the first Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 to be operated by a Danish company. The vessel […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Vessels

    On 20 October, BigLift Shipping’s heavy-lift vessel Happy Star arrived in the Port of Rotterdam, bringing Damen’s largest transportation of stock vessels to date – a total of 22 vessels. Included in the Damen transport are two Fast Crew Suppliers 2610, one ASD Tug 2310, three ASD Tugs 2411 and three ASD Tugs 3212, all of which […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Windwave Workboats have launched Susie S, the first of the new Damen FCS 2008 crew transfer vessels at Seawork. The vessel, the first of this type from Damen, is a 20m, Bureau Veritas classed, aluminium catamaran utilising Damen’s proven Twin Axe design. Windwave Workboats Commercial Director, Peter Scriven, together with his daughter Susie Scriven, christened the vessel. […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has been awarded the contract for the full electrical fit out of Damen’s new cable layer, which is now under construction for international contractor Van Oord and scheduled for delivery at the end of 2014. The 120m vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables linking offshore wind farms to the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Vessels

    Jifmar Offshore Services has purchased the Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2610 Twin Axe and FCS Seagull.

  • 26 November 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has designed a new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) with features that are said to ensure its suitability for operations in the developing offshore wind market in North America.

  • 27 June 2014

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 26 August 2014

    Offshore Wind Services’ (OWS) latest Damen vessel – the Fast Crew Supplier 2008 ‘Offshore Waddenzee’ – was officially named at Damen Oranjewerf Amsterdam, on August 22. The FCS 2008 is the second vessel the Dutch company, which is a specialist in the provision of crew transfer vessels to the offshore wind industry, has ordered this […]

  • 23 May 2012

    During the Seawork Awards Dinner on 22 May, Kommer Damen was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Arnout Damen, COO of Damen Shipyards Group, accepted the inaugural award on behalf of his father from Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport, Stubbington, Lee-on-the-Solent and Hill Head. After working in the family business, Kommer Damen set up his […]

  • 30 April 2014

    Damen announced 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 FCS 2610 which launched in 2011 and has subsequently become the industry standard for the offshore wind market, given its capability of operating further […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus is currently docked alongside Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam facility, where Huisman is preparing the vessel for the installation of a new 1,600t crane, after Aeolus has been fitted with a stronger, broader deck.

  • 17 January 2016
    Vessels

    Bibby Marine Services Ltd, part of the Bibby Line Group’s portfolio of companies, has signed a contract with Dutch shipbuilder Damen for a purpose-built Service Operations Vessel (SOV) to serve the offshore wind market. The new vessel, called Bibby WaveMaster 1, represents the first collaboration of its kind between the two companies. Stephen Blaikie, Chief Executive […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Vessels

    The newly built Damen FCS 2710 vessel HST Sofia has departed Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey and is en route to her first project, High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) said.  The UK-based company did not disclose what project HST Sofia will be working on. HST Sofia, ordered in September 2018, is the second Damen FCS 2710 […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Vessels

    Seafast Marine has named its new renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld Director Jos van Woerkum handed over Isle of Jura to Seafast Marine at the naming ceremony held on 18 October. The newbuild, which is the second vessel built to a new Damen RSV design, will be used for […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    The Damen Shipyards Group and GustoMSC have started collaborating in order to produce a range of self-propelled and non-self-propelled jack-up platforms for the offshore industries – the DG JACK range. The collaboration, announced at this year’s OTC in Houston, will be based on GustoMSC’s track record in the design of jack-ups and provision of jacking systems, combined with […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Vessels

    The fourth Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 for High Speed Transfers (HST) – to be named HST Euan – is taking its final steps toward completion and will be delivered to its owner and operator in December. The HST Euan delivery will follow the recent handover of HST Harri, the third FCS 2710 ordered by […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Damen’s focus at EWEA Offshore 2013 will be on the introduction of their new offshore wind vessel providing in field accommodation and work space for engineers working on all phaes of wind farm projects. Strong coastal winds make offshore turbines the natural choice for wind-powered energy production. Their distance from land, however, can push up […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Vessels

    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 date. Upon arrival in Europe later this month, the completed vessels will be ready for immediate sale and can swiftly be put into operation.   […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder and ship designer Damen has launched the first ever Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type of vessel developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine.

  • 29 April 2019
    Vessels

    Damen has cut the first steel for two new fast crew supply (FCS) vessels ordered by Hung Hua Construction (HHC) for the Taiwanese offshore wind market. The two FCS 2710 class vessels, being built at Damen Shipyards Singapore, will be named Falcon I and Falcon II. HHC will use them to support Taiwan Power Company, for which it recently […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Albwardy Marine Engineering/Damen Shipyards Sharjah has been certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance for aligning its safety and environment management system with internationally recognized standards. (ISO 14001:2004 AND OHSAS 18001:2007) A Lloyd’s audit team extensively audited the yards management system, implementation and awareness among its employees and other people working at the yards locations in […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Vessels

    The first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati for Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services. The two companies signed a contract for the vessel last month. The new SOV with walk-to-work capability will be deployed in the North Sea to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]