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Shipyards and Shipbuilding
A purpose-built Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with Walk-to-Work capability
The pioneering Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first of Damen’s purpose-built Service Operations Vessels (SOV) with Walk-to-Work (W2W) capability, was officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania on March 24th.
When completed, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, will deploy the vessel to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and O&M projects in the North Sea.
A recent cooperation agreement between Damen and VSTEP has been established for the delivery of a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator with Alphatron Marine equipment to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.
The Maritime Alliance (TMA) a non-profit industry association and organiser of the largest BlueTech cluster in the United States, has announced an unmissable series of presentations at Ocean Business 2017, which takes place at the NOC on 4-6 April 2017.
Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours, the Damen InvaSave treats ballast water to the IMO D-2 standard, for ballast water received from inbound ships. It can also deliver water treated to the same standard to outbound vessels.
The Meyer's Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group was awarded a contract last year to offer towage support in the new Panama Canal locks.
Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., shipyard in China.
A Pembrokeshire boat building company has won a £5.8m contract to build two new Welsh Fisheries Patrol vessels for the Welsh Government.