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  • 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…

  • SMS Towage get two Damen ASD 2411 Tugs

    SMS Towage get two Damen ASD 2411 Tugs

    26th May 2019

    UK towage company SMS Towage purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards in April 2019. The first vessel, Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract signing. The contract for the second vessel, to be called Marksman, was…

  • 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…

  • Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere

    Damen cuts steel for new Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere

    14th May 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has cut the first steel for a 34m Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises, located in England’s Lake District National Park. Damen and Windermere Lake Cruises have planned the vessel construction process in close consultation with…

  • 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…

  • MSC Musica Closes South African 2018-19 Cruise Season

    MSC Musica Closes South African 2018-19 Cruise Season

    4th May 2019

    On 29 April 2019 the cruise ship MSC Musica made her final call to the Port of Durban on 26 April 2018, bringing the port’s 2018/19 cruise season to a close. This was also the final sailing in the South…

  • Inaugural call by cruise ship Zenith at Portland

    Inaugural call by cruise ship Zenith at Portland

    2nd May 2019

    The inaugural visit to Portland Port by Pullmantur’s cruise liner Zenith took place on 29 April 2019. Pullmantur Cruises is based in Madrid Spain, starting operations as an off shoot of the Madrid based travel agency Pullmantur. Zenith is a…