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  • Handover celebration for thirteen Damen tugs

    Handover celebration for thirteen Damen tugs

    18th November 2019

    On 20 October 2019 a handover ceremony was held at Albwardy Damen, in Sharjah, UAE, marking Damen’s delivery of 13 tugs to Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping. The tugs will be operated at various offshore terminals in Iraq, in a joint cooperation…

  • Concordia Damen wins Ship of the Year

    Concordia Damen wins Ship of the Year

    16th November 2019

    Inland shipping vessel Sendo Liner, built by Concordia Damen, has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 Maritime Award. The award jury highlighted the vessel’s ‘future-proof’ propulsion configuration (diesel-electric supplemented with a battery pack) as a crucial factor…

  • Positive feedback from first X-BOW expedition cruise vessel

    Positive feedback from first X-BOW expedition cruise vessel

    14th November 2019

    The first ULSTEIN X-BOW® polar cruise vessel, Greg Mortimer, is about to set off for her first Antarctica expedition, and will cross the notorious Drake Passage on 1 November. The X-BOW® feature reduces the slamming in head seas. This was…

  • 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…