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  • Electrically-powered Yara Birkeland enters service

    Electrically-powered Yara Birkeland enters service

    14th June 2022

    The world’s first all-electric container ship, the 3,200dwt Yara Birkeland, has entered commercial service along the Norwegian coast using a 7 MWh lithium battery bank powering two bow thrusters and two pivoting propeller pods to provide a service speed of…

  • Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam converts cruise ship  into Azamara Onward

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam converts cruise ship into Azamara Onward

    13th June 2022

    The fourth ship was added to the fleet of the new cruise line operator Azamara following extensive refitting at the yard of Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. Benefiting from equipment overhaul and conversion to cleaner fuel, Azamara Onward sailed to Monte Carlo…

  • Damen ASD Tug 2813 launched for SOMARA

    Damen ASD Tug 2813 launched for SOMARA

    12th June 2022

    The Azimuth Stern Drive tug Plis Fos was launched from the vertical ship lift at the Damen Song Cam Shipyard on 3 May 2022. Following sea trials, the vessel will sail on her own keel from Vietnam to the Isle…

  • Strategic Marine announces new 38m Fast Crew Transfer Vessel

    Strategic Marine announces new 38m Fast Crew Transfer Vessel

    10th June 2022

    Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd has announced its latest offshore fast crew boat, a 38m extra fast crew transfer catamaran vessel (FCTV). The new vessel has been designed in collaboration with One2Three naval architects in Sydney Australia, incorporating direct feedback…

  • Damen to supply second Combi Freighter to Elbe-Ems

    Damen to supply second Combi Freighter to Elbe-Ems

    8th June 2022

    Shipping company Elbe-Ems has ordered a second Combi Freighter 3850 (CF 3850) from Damen Shipyards, following very positive experience with the vessel of the same type that they ordered before. The first, motor vessel Sophie, is operating in European waters…

  • Cruise ship Amadea makes her maiden call at Poole

    Cruise ship Amadea makes her maiden call at Poole

    7th June 2022

    Amadea (1991/29,008gt) became the second cruise ship at the Port of Poole in 2022 with a maiden call on 7 June as part of a British Isles itinerary. At 193m in length, the former Asuka, built by Nagasaki’s Mitsubishi Heavy…

  • Havila Kystruten makes history in the Geirangerfjord

    Havila Kystruten makes history in the Geirangerfjord

    6th June 2022

    Havila Kystruten`s newest ship, Havila Castor, made history in the Geirangerfjord on 2 June 2022 by operating the first zero emission cruise through the world heritage fjord. Havila Kystruten’s ships are built for the future and are the most environmentally…

  • Concordia Damen offers historical vessel for preservation

    Concordia Damen offers historical vessel for preservation

    4th June 2022

    The training vessel Prinses Beatrix for inland shipping deckhands and skippers will get her own berth at the harbour of the ‘Binnenvaartmuseum’ (Inland Shipping Museum) in the Dutch city of Dordrecht. Shipyard Concordia Damen will lend out the ship to…

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