Gentium and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh in Dhaka. Also present at the signing ceremony were representatives of the Netherlands Embassy in Bangladesh, who are supporting Gentium-Damen in..
Four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China will feature LNG propulsion and storage systems provided by Wärtsilä. The ships have been ordered by Wijnne & Barends Chartering based in the Netherlands, an affiliate..
The German government has announced its intention to select Damen as the main contractor, together with partners Blohm + Voss and Thales, for supplying at least four Multi-Purpose Combat Ship MKS 180 frigates to the German Navy. The decision was..
ABB Marine & Ports delivered testimony in the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about the future of marine technologies. Underpinning ABB’s commitment to tackling the ever-increasing consequences of climate change, ABB Marine & Ports presented a..
A key player in Aberdeen’s marine support scene has added a tenth boat to its growing fleet of workboat vessels. McLachlan Marine has acquired the 26-metre-long ‘Ocean Titan’, a windfarm support vessel capable of 28 knots and MCA certified up..
Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to enable customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution to share their data for use in DNV GL’s digital class and assurance services. “We believe that broad maritime digitalisation and the..
Dependable performance, extended time on station and quiet operation are key criteria when conducting acoustic underwater surveys. That’s why SeaRobotics selected an electric propulsion system from Torqeedo for their Endurance 7.0 autonomous surface vessel (ASV). “Our power requirements for this..
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The project, which is called AQUACULTURe, is a collaborative effort between Damen and numerous parties..
After the extension of their land activities into Asia in 2019, Roll Group starts 2020 with the addition of another Module Carrier to their fleet. Roll Group officially took ownership of an additional vessel. With a length of 146m, a..
Piriou has just recorded an order for a 55m Fast Pax & Supply Vessel (FPSV) from Jana Marine Services. It is the 250th aluminium vessel to be built by the shipyard. Built by Piriou Vietnam with a sea proven Piriou design,..
Wärtsilä’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) system has been Type Approved in China by the China Classification Society (CCS). This follows the order for the system from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry for installation onboard the ‘New Treasure’, a new Very Large Crude..
R. Stahl Tranberg, a leading provider and systems integrator of helideck, marine and oil & gas solutions, announced an asset deal with Xylem, a global water technology company, to acquire its well-known IMT helideck lighting portfolio. The transaction – comprising..
Pon Holdings announces that it intends to take over Parcom Capital’s majority share in RH Marine Group. With this transaction, Pon Holdings will become 100% owner of RH Marine Group. The proposed acquisition is pending approval of competition authorities and..
As of January 1, Arnout Damen will become the new CEO of Damen Shipyards Group. At the same time, the shipbuilding company is switching to a divisional structure to serve the market more effectively and efficiently. Arnout Damen takes over..
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a multi-year contract for the maintenance dredging in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, ensuring the continued safe access to the port. The contract was awarded by the Port of Rotterdam and the Department of..
BIO-UV Group has recently strengthened its global partnership network with Hai Cheung Trading (HCT), a specialist marine equipment supplier based in Hong Kong. The strategic alliance aims to reinforce the commercial rollout of the company’s BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system..
On 19 December the Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called D-letter to the Parliament, to begin the construction of the Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder. The D-letter, part of the Defense Materiel Process (DMP), is the..
Shipyard De Hoop is celebrating its 130th anniversary as a designer, engineer and builder of custom-built vessels. For the occasion, the company hosted a big celebration in November 2019. The event was held in the yard’s own welding shed, which..
Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6t of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of..
At Wolfard & Wessels, we decided to go back to the drawing board. As a company, you can fall into the trap of thinking that everything revolves around your product. In practice, your product is not the ultimate end, but..
Shipyard De Hoop is building a new event ship, MS RheinGalaxie, for German shipowner Köln-Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt (KD). Alewijnse Marine and Droste Elektro have joined forces in outfitting the vessel with all necessary NavCom and electrical systems. While handling project..
Norwegian shipowner Hordafor invests in treatment of ballast water to become a more competitive and responsible cooperation partner within the aquaculture and fishery industries. While the international ballast water management convention has been implemented to prevent the spread of potentially..
To be able to offer the total package of services to the offshore wind industry DEME is investing in its first Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for windfarm maintenance. Concepted by DEME and further designed in close cooperation with Vuyk Engineering..
Lake cruise vessel MV Swift was launched onto the waters of Windermere in the Lake District National Park in the north west of England. Damen Shipyards Group is building the vessel on location via the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) for..
Royal IHC and Breman Machinery have signed an agreement to cooperate on building complex and steel structures with high tolerances and high precision as part of the tender to replace the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarines. IHC is competing in..