Product and Technical Innovation
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Yorkshire Lending Package For Fleet Expansion

United Kingdom

MMS Offshore Renewable Services has used a major lending package from Yorkshire Bank, alongside its own capital, to acquire a new Damen Fast Crew Supplier Twin Axe vessel, named ‘MMS Superior’.The...

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NMDC to complete fleet-wide conversion to Thordon seawater lubricated composite cutter shaft bearings

United Arab Emirates

The National Marine Dredging Company has replaced the rubber cutter shaft bearings on the 89m dredger Al Khatem, marking a step closer to the Abu Dhabi-based dredging company’s fleet-wide...

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Dutch yard designs ‘Swiss Army knife’ for offshore renewables

Netherlands

New renewable services vessel packs versatility and capability into a small platformScottish vessel owner Seafast Marine took delivery in October of Isle of Jura, a 33-m renewable services vessel...

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The world‘s first battery-powered Drilling Rig. LB 16 unplugged from the Liebherr Group. First job-site video. Bürs/Austria

Austria

Watch out for the world‘s first battery-powered Drilling Rig. LB 16 unplugged. First job-site video. Bürs/Austria Source: linkedin.com

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Three New Damen FCS Patrol Vessels For SR Platforms Achieve Major Milestones In A Single Week

Netherlands

In just one week, Damen Shipyards Group has launched an FCS 3307 Patrol vessel and, in cooperation with the same owner, SR Platforms, successfully completed the sea trials of two FCS 4008 Patrol...

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Damen Secures Repeat Order From B.C. Ferry Services

Netherlands

BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group with a repeat order of four additional Damen Road Ferries 8117 E3, also known as the “Island Class vessels”. The diesel-electric hybrid ferries follow...

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DEME deploys their most modern TSHD on the Elbe river in Germany

Germany

When green meets pink. Our dredging vessels will be regularly saluting ships of all sizes and colours on the Elbe in Germany. We are deploying our most modern trailing suction hopper dredgers,...

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Innovative Damen-Built Vessel Named In Scheveningen Ceremony

Netherlands

On 1st November 2019, the latest Damen Shipyards Group fishing vessel, constructed at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) was named in a dedicated ceremony organised by leading fishing...

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Dredger of the Month: Middelburg

Netherlands

An unfinished, abandoned ship hull was given another chance to life and turned into a trailing suction hopper dredger for sand mining company Van OuwerkerkThe Dutch province of Zeeland is home to...

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Van Oord Places Repeat Order For Royal IHC Dredge System

Netherlands

Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with...

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John Deere offers new engine ratings for global marine markets

John Deere Power Systems is releasing new marine engine ratings to help customers worldwide to meet new market needs and meet diesel emissions regulations around the world. “As the marine market...

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Ocean Cleanup Interceptor

Netherlands

The Dutch inventor behind the Ocean Cleanup system has come up with a way to stop plastic pollution at the source with a floating device to autonomously scoop it out of riversThis Interceptor system...

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Heerema to power giant crane vessels with wind energy

Netherlands

Heerema Marine Contractors, owner of two of the world’s largest offshore crane vessels, has announced plans to power them with energy produced by wind turbines.Sleipnir and Thialf are currently...

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Giant Huisman crane for Boskalis

Netherlands

Dutch crane and offshore engineering specialist Huisman will supply a 4,000 tonne crane for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.The offshore mast crane will be installed on the Boskalis vessel Bokalift 2,...

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DP-2 Multipurpose Support Vessel

Netherlands

A Dutch renewables support company has announced a 60 x24m maintenance vessel with more than 800m² of free deck space will be joining its fleet.HvS Dredging Support BV’s new DP-2 Zwerver I will...