Tag Archives: Damen Shipyards

Damen chooses Leonardo to equip German Navy’s new frigates

Leonardo’s OTO 127/64 LightWeight (LW) Vulcano naval defence systems have been selected by Damen to equip German Navy’s new four F126 frigates, with the addition of two optional vessels. In addition, the contract includes the supply of support for maintenance activities, simulators for crew training and on-board activities for the …

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Damen launches Multibuster 8020

Damen is set to launch a new vessel type – the multifunctional Multibuster 8020. With its unique shallow draught and DP2 capabilities, the Damen Multibuster (DMB) 8020 is a versatile vessel, suitable for a wide range of nearshore and offshore activities. Due to be delivered in October, the Damen Multibuster 8020 …

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Damen Shipyards Galati lays keel of Combat Support Ship

On the 2nd of June Damen Shipyards Galati has performed the keel-laying ceremony on the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder. This marks an important milestone in the construction of this new supply ship for the Royal Netherlands Navy. The keel laying ceremony was performed by the Director Defence Material …

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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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