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  • Damen Marine rudder a hit with Coastal Transportation

    Damen Marine rudder a hit with Coastal Transportation

    10th November 2019

    A recent project by Damen Marine Components has been a big hit with the customer. The project involved the retrofit of a new rudder that delivered performance improvements exceeding the expectations of the ship’s owner and captain. The vessel involved…

  • December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    8th November 2019

    The latest Ships Monthly is now out. Buy it from Kelsey Media. Features cover the following: QE2 in Dubai – More than a decade after Queen Elizabeth 2 finished her Cunard service, she is now a static hotel in Dubai,…

  • UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

    UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

    4th November 2019

    Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and on 28 October 2019 Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry. Victoria of Wight, which takes…

  • Seafast Marine’s RSV named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

    Seafast Marine’s RSV named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

    2nd November 2019

    On Friday 18 October 2019 renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura was named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in The Netherlands. Isle of Jura is a newbuild vessel, constructed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, and is the second vessel built to…

  • Stad Amsterdam arrives in Den Helder for maintenance

    Stad Amsterdam arrives in Den Helder for maintenance

    1st November 2019

    On 28 October 2019 the iconic Clipper Stad Amsterdam arrived early in Den Helder in sunny weather, after a calm voyage from Amsterdam. After watching her arrival, invited guests were given a tour of the vessel by Captain Moritz Kuhlenbäumer, who…

  • Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    30th October 2019

    Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading ferry company in China, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three days of extensive testing, the new vessel…

  • Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    29th October 2019

    On 17 October 2019  Transnet National Ports Authority announced it has redeployed another of its powerful, new tugs to the Port of Cape Town to enhance marine efficiency and enable the port to cater for increased demand from bigger commercial…

  • Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    27th October 2019

    Thanks to its advanced solutions and technical innovations, Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It is estimated that the ship will consume up to 10% less fuel than Viking Grace, which is…

  • Second of Damen’s wind farm maintenance ships delivered to Bibby

    Second of Damen’s wind farm maintenance ships delivered to Bibby

    25th October 2019

    The second of Damen’s innovative Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) 9020 has been handed over to Bibby Marine Services at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. On her arrival in the North Sea, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will begin maintenance work off the…