Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Press Release - Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping  award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable for its size than any equivalent vessel operating … [Read more...]

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao floating dock operational

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu), has on 2 November commissioned its large floating C dock. After the final tests had been carried out in the morning, the C Dock was submerged onto the equalized seabed. DSCu Nautical department, with the help of local KTK pilots and tugs subsequently docked the first commercial ship, a 63,400 tonnes deadweight bulkcarrier, thus putting the C … [Read more...]

Tall Ship Christian Radich Completes Dry Dock Work at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen

The fully-rigged sailing ship Christian Radich has left Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSH) in the Netherlands after undergoing five weeks of repairs and maintenance. The Norwegian-flagged, 63-meter, three-master underwent work that included high pressure jetting and cleaning of the exterior, while the rudder assembly including the shaft underwent maintenance works and the … [Read more...]

Damen’s innovative RSD Tug 2513 nominated for KNVTS Ship of the Year Award

Damen’s radical new ‘always bow first’ RSD Tug 2513 has reached the final stage of this year’s prestigious Maritime Award KNVTS Ship of the Year prize. As one of the last three entrants in contention for the award, the Damen RSD Tug 2513 will be judged on a range of criteria including its design, safety, economy, durability and construction process, and the winner will be … [Read more...]

Damen’s Captains’ Challenge not as easy as it looked

Press Release - Damen Shipyards - Amid all the tours, presentations and networking at Damen’s recent Workboat Festival there was one feature that stood out from all the rest for being highly satisfying for some, and distinctly frustrating for others. The Captains’ Challenge was open to all comers, and all it required was that contestants drive a launch 80 metres across the … [Read more...]