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  • Homeland takes delivery of Damen Patrol Vessel Guardian 3

    Homeland takes delivery of Damen Patrol Vessel Guardian 3

    10th September 2017

    A Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel has been delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, taking their fleet of these award-winning craft up to three. A fourth is also currently under construction. Guardian 3, along with HER sisterships Guardian 1 and Guardian 2, is now…

  • Crowley to Deploy Tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles

    Crowley to Deploy Tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles

    8th September 2017

    Crowley Marine Services is deploying the tugboat Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum tank vessels with deep drafts greater than 65 feet calling on Long Beach Berth…

  • First contract for Bibby newbuild

    First contract for Bibby newbuild

    7th September 2017

    Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Great Britain’s Bibby Line Group, will take delivery of the purpose-built Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1 from Holland’s Damen Group this month for North Sea work. Designed for offshore wind farm construction…

  • Remote-controlled cranes for LNG-fueled bulkers

    Remote-controlled cranes for LNG-fueled bulkers

    5th September 2017

    Two 25,600dwt LNG-fueled bulk carriers being built for Finland’s ESL Shipping by China’s Qingshan Shipyard are to be fitted with MacGregor deck cranes incorporating a remote-controlled discharging feature that will be tested as the vessels enter service next year. The…

  • Norman Atlantic stranded in Bari

    Norman Atlantic stranded in Bari

    2nd September 2017

    Some two and half years after catching fire in the Adriatic on 28 December 2014 with the tragic loss of 11 lives and with 18 people still confirmed missing, the ferry Norman Atlantic continues to languish in the Southern Italian…

  • Three Chinese Navy vessels visit Helsinki

    Three Chinese Navy vessels visit Helsinki

    1st September 2017

    After completing exercises in the Baltic Sea with the Russian Navy, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army – Navy made its second courtesy visit to Helsinki in less than two years after the original in September 2015. The flotilla was made…

  • New Home For The Former HMS Tongham

    New Home For The Former HMS Tongham

    31st August 2017

    The former Ham class minesweeper HMS Tongham has found a new home and is being prepared for a new role at Gillingham Pier in Kent. The minesweeper arrived at her new home in July and is moored alongside the historic…

  • Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    30th August 2017

    The strong growth within Stena Lines freight business on Baltic Sea South continues. To meet the need for increased capacity, a fourth ship, Gute, came into operation between Gdynia and Karlskrona from Monday 28 August. In 2016 the number of…

  • Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

    Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

    29th August 2017

    The latest Damen vessel transport arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands in August 2017. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels…

  • First Stan Tug completed by Great Lakes Shipyard

    First Stan Tug completed by Great Lakes Shipyard

    28th August 2017

    The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels was delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA, in August 2017. Named Cleveland, she is a significant milestone in…