Ministry: Polish shipbuilding can be profitable

JULY 31, 2013 — Poland’s Ministry of the Treasury says that the shipbuilding industry is an important part of the national economy and that “even today, observing the activities of shipyards in

Damen Rotterdam completes Becker Twisted Fin retrofits

MARCH 6, 2013 — Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam has now completed the installation of Becker Twisted Fins on seven 7,100 TEU Hamburg Süd containerships. The shipyard won the contract for the installations in

Vroon names newbuild at Amsterdam repair yard

FEBRUARY 22, 2013 — Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) has named its new Subsea Support Vessel VOS Sweet in a ceremony held earlier this month at Damen Shipyards’ Oranjewerf Shiprepair, Amsterdam. The new

Damen acquires Dutch ship repairer Shipdock

FEBRUARY 8, 2013 — Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of Dutch ship repairer Shipdock. With roots dating back to 1877, Shipdock operates shipyards in Amsterdam and Harlingen. Shipdock Harlingen services

Damen Shiprepair Brest wins another LNG tanker contract

FEBRUARY 8, 2012 — Damen Shiprepair Brest, France, continues to recover market share in the LNG repair business, following Damen’s acquisition of the former Sobrena, just under a year ago. The shipyard

Damen Vlissingen gives clipper a complete overhaul

JANUARY 22, 2013 — The three-masted, steel-hulled clipper Stad Amsterdam is currently getting a complete overhaul at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The ship is jointly owned by the city of Amsterdam