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  • Damen shows its first completed UV 4312 Fish...

    Damen has held the first viewing of its innovative UV 4312 Fish Farm Support Vessel. The new class is the result of extensive discussions with the global fish farming industry and the result is a versatile vessel specifically designed to undertake the maintenance and support tasks particular to saltwater fish farms. The open day took place at the group’s headquarters at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and was held for the benefit of operators from across the global sector. 

  • Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s...

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new generators and other equipment.

  • Posidonia sets compass for future global shipping...

    The biennial Posidonia 2018 Conference Programme is once again upon us with its trademark thought provoking constellation of conferences, seminars, workshops and heated panel discussions which are yet again set to shape the global shipping agenda and define the future of an industry that sits at the core of world economic developments.

  • Jafza’s petchem companies generate $4.3bn

    Petrochemical companies operating in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the region’s premier business and logistics hub, generated trade worth Dh16 billion ($4.3 billion) in 2017, said DP World, a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. 

  • Dana Gas reaches deal on $700m sukuk restructuring

    Dana Gas, the Middle East's largest regional natural gas company, said it has reached an agreement with key holders of $700 million of its Islamic bonds to restructure the securities, in what is possibly seen as an end to a legal battle that has unnerved the Islamic finance industry.

  • ADNOC loads first crude cargo for India oil...

    The historic first cargo of crude oil from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), destined for the Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) has been loaded and is en-route to India, a media report said.

  • P&O Marinas partners with Monaco for projects...

    DP World Group subsidiary, P&O Marinas has announced an agreement with Monaco government owned Société Monegasque International Portuaire (SMIP) to work on selected marina projects in the Mediterranean and other locations around the world.


Effat Mostafa selected as AWIMA Marketing Comm. Officer

An International Maritime Organization (IMO) driven initiative, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Transport Sector and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, the Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA) conference successfully held its annual meeting with a presence of more than 7 regional countries.


Damen is ready for Seawork 2019

Damen Shipyards Group will be attending Seawork International in Southampton, UK, on 11-13 June 2019 with two vessels on display and a quay-side trailer stand. In addition to a Multi Cat 1908 and the new design Shoalbuster 2711, which will both be open to visitors, the company will be represented by a comprehensive team of commercial and technical personnel.