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  • Keel laid for the first of Damen’s new FCS 7011 Crew Change

    Keel laid for the first of Damen’s new FCS 7011 Crew Change

    26th June 2019

    Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey.…

  • Ulstein Group announces results for 2018

    Ulstein Group announces results for 2018

    24th June 2019

    In 2018, Ulstein Group recorded revenues of NOK 1.89 billion and an operating loss of NOK – 211.6 million. The result was partly caused by low exploitation of capacity in parts of the group, large restructuring expenses and loss on…

  • Damen introduces Shoalbuster 2711 tug

    Damen introduces Shoalbuster 2711 tug

    21st June 2019

    In June 2019 Damen Shipyards Group presented its new design of Shoalbuster tug to the maritime market during the Seawork Marine and Workboat Exhibition in Southampton. Damen has developed the new 27m x 11m vessel in response to recent Maritime…

  • Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

    Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

    19th June 2019

    Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has secured a contract with DeepOcean to support the hook-up and commissioning of the Valhall Flank West (VFW) project, operated by Aker BP. An E-type system will support the Normand Jarstein vessel enabling the safe…

  • New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    17th June 2019

    The passenger ferry Argyll Flyer has returned from annual dry dock to the Gourock-Dunoon route with a new corporate look. The vessel has been rebranded as a Caledonian MacBrayne vessel, complete with the iconic black and red livery, following Argyll…

  • Keel-laying at Damen Yichang Shipyard for new LNG tanker

    Keel-laying at Damen Yichang Shipyard for new LNG tanker

    9th June 2019

    After the steel-cutting ceremony in March 2019, the keel-laying ceremony has taken place at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China for the LNG Bunker vessel for the new energy brand Elenger, formerly known as Eesti Gaas. The event was attended by…

  • 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…