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Damen contracts Hamburg Ship Model Basin for new frigate tests

Damen Shipyards Group and the Hamburg Ship Model Basin have concluded a contract for an extensive series of model tests for the hydrodynamic development of the F126 frigates for the German Navy. Damen Naval and the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA) today signed the contract for comprehensive cooperation relating to …

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town holds blessing ceremony for first IPV

On 12th February, the South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). Initially, the plan had been to hold a large launching ceremony, but due to the situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, SAN …

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Thales, Damen Sign €1.5B Contract to Supply Battle Management, Communications Systems for German Frigates

Thales Group and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a €1.5B contract to integrate battle management and communications systems on-board the German Navy’s MKS 180 class frigates. The companies reportedly faced competition from Bremen-based Luerssen Shipyard and German ThyssenKrupp; and German Naval Yards paired with Britain’s BAE Systems. The contract includes delivery …

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Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action

Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not …

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Fratelli Neri S.p.A. Orders Three Vessels from Damen

Fratelli Neri S.p.A., the family-owned, Livorno-based harbour towage company, has ordered on the 21st of July three new Damen vessels; an ASD Tug 2913, a Stan Tug 1606 and a Stan Launch 1305, the last for its subsidiary company Labromare, which is 50% owned by Tripmare S.p.A. All three vessels …

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Three Damen hybrid tugs for Dutch Navy

In an official handover ceremony at the Den Helder Naval Base, the Royal Netherlands Navy took formal delivery of three Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tugs. In addition to providing an increase in ship handling capacity, the new vessels are also installed with hybrid propulsion systems. This will contribute to Dutch …

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