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  • Damen and Hanson sign contract on new dredger

    Damen and Hanson sign contract on new dredger

    3rd June 2019

    On 10 May 2019 Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel. The ship will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to depths of 55m, for use…

  • World’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel

    World’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel

    31st May 2019

    On 24 May 2019 it was announced that the world’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) is set to enter service in the coming months, with the most powerful pair of revolving cranes for offshore oil, gas and renewable energy installation…

  • Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

    Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

    29th May 2019

    Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel completed her inaugural sailing on 24 May 2019 from Southampton to the Isle of Wight. Following her naming ceremony last month, Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel officially entered service following a…

  • Rimorchiatori Augusta orders Damen ASD Tug for Sicily

    Rimorchiatori Augusta orders Damen ASD Tug for Sicily

    20th May 2019

    In May 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, a subsidiary of Rimorchiatori Riuniti of Genoa, Italy, for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. The vessel will be operated in Sicily by Rimorchiatori Augusta and is due for…

  • New Damen ASD Tug for Port of Hamburg

    New Damen ASD Tug for Port of Hamburg

    18th May 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & Co KG for the supply of an ASD Tug 2411, to be named JAN. The vessel was built for stock at Damen Shipyards Changde in China…

  • Albwardy Damen receives MASTECH award for  Damen Multibuster 8020

    Albwardy Damen receives MASTECH award for Damen Multibuster 8020

    16th May 2019

    Albwardy Damen has received an award for its innovative design of the new Damen Multibuster 8020 shallow draught, multi-purpose vessel. The award was presented at the MASTECH international marine technical conference, held on board the QE2 floating hotel in the…

  • Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    10th May 2019

    The June 2019 issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Full of news and biew, it includes the following features: HMS Cavalier – The career of HMS Cavalier, now on display at Chatham Historic Dockyard, a ship which turned 75…

  • Containerships chooses CMP in Malmö for new route

    Containerships chooses CMP in Malmö for new route

    24th April 2019

    With Containerships now starting its new service, Scan Baltic 1, Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP, will be an important port for import and export to and from Sweden and Europe. The first container ship arrived at Northern Harbour in Malmö in…

  • New Assist and Escort Tugs for Moran Towing

    New Assist and Escort Tugs for Moran Towing

    20th April 2019

    On 8 April 2019 Jensen Maritime Consultants, the Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corp, announced the awarding of a contract to design ship assist and escort tugboats for Moran Towing Corp, a New Canaan, Conn,…

  • Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit

    Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit

    18th April 2019

    A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage solution from the technology group Wärtsilä, will significantly enhance the efficiency and environmental performance of the supply vessel (PSV) Harvey Energy. The vessel, which is owned by Louisiana, USA based Harvey Gulf…