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  • Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

    Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

    23rd April 2017

    Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a renewal survey maintenance programme on the 290m LNG carrier Gaselys. Co-owned by NYK Line of Japan and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ), operated by Gazocean and chartered by ENGIE, the ten-year old vessel came…

  • Ships Monthly June issue out now

    Ships Monthly June issue out now

    20th April 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now available. The main features cover the Mooremack twins, sisterships Brasil and Argentina, by Allan E. Jordan. Russell Plummer salutes the paddler Waverley, which is marking her 70th year this summer, and a look…

  • Damen completes work on dredging and jack up vessels

    Damen completes work on dredging and jack up vessels

    12th April 2017

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two major vessels in the fleet of dredging and marine construction specialist Jan de Nul Group. One of these is Vole au vent, a 140m jack-up…

  • Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    9th April 2017

    Damen has introduced the Responder 5413 – a new First Line Assistance Vessel. The company has pioneered this versatile, 54-metre vessel partly in response to the increasing number of extreme weather events across the globe, believing it can play a…

  • Greenock Ocean Terminal to double business in five years

    Greenock Ocean Terminal to double business in five years

    6th April 2017

    Scotland’s deepest container terminal expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the opening of £400million ‘sister’ terminal – Liverpool2. Owned by Peel Ports, Greenock Ocean Terminal, which recognised for its role in exporting goods including…

  • Cape Town port dredging to improve access

    Cape Town port dredging to improve access

    4th April 2017

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division has embarked on a R15 million (US$ 1.1m) maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock. The maintenance campaign, which began on 8…

  • Multi-role Damen Shoalbuster for Bristol Port

    Multi-role Damen Shoalbuster for Bristol Port

    3rd April 2017

    The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2308S. This is the first contract between Damen and the Bristol Port Company. Modified with several customised options, the vessel will be able to take on a multifunctional role…

  • Tilbury welcomes new fast trade route New Zealand service

    Tilbury welcomes new fast trade route New Zealand service

    2nd April 2017

    London Container Terminal (LCT) in Tilbury has secured a new fast transit reefer service covering Pacific, New Zealand, Peru & US East Coast. The Meridian service operated with eight 2,500TEU capacity vessels, four of which have been specifically built for…

  • Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

    Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

    31st March 2017

    The pioneering Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first of Damen’s purpose-built Service Operations Vessels (SOV) with Walk-to-Work (W2W) capability, was officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania on 24 March. When completed, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line…