MARCH 13, 2015 — Robert E. Derecktor Inc. (Derecktor Shipyard) and Damen Shipyard Group (Damen) have entered into a license agreement authorizing Derecktor to act as an official builder of Damen designs.
Derecktor will now offer its customers pilot boats and wind farm support vessels that combine the wide range and international experience of Damen designs with its Derecktor's American craftsmanship.
The core vessels of Derecktor's exclusive "H" Series are designed by Damen, but customized by Derecktor to include U.S. components, modular propulsion units, and enhanced personnel transfer systems.
The agreement also provides for Damen Technical Cooperation Services, including experienced personnel for the onsite management and supervision of projects.
Derecktor has two shipyards: Derecktor - New York in Mamaroneck, NY and Derecktor - Florida in Dania Beach, FL.
Derecktor is known as an international leader in custom yacht and commercial construction in addition to providing full service, repair and refit capabilities at each of its yards.