New Damen design is aimed at marine renewables sector; European shipowners draw up Brexit wish list

New Damen design is aimed at marine renewables sector
New Damen design is aimed at marine renewables sector
May 17, 2017 — Damen Shipyards has launched the first of a new type of vessel — Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315 — which has been developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine, which specializes in the support of wind, wave and tidal power installations. The first in the new RSV 3315 series was recently christened Voe Vanguard at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld and, just a week later, was busy on its first offshore wind farm assignment, the Walney Extension project.


Hendry Marine has new business development team
The team will work closely with the CEO and the executive leadership team at Hendry Marine and its various subsidiaries to set company strategy and develop new business opportunities.
European shipowners draw up Brexit wish list

With a possible new, attractive shipping center just across the Channel, there is more reason to look at the EU’s shipping policy and ensure the EU remains a competitive location for shipping companies to do business.
d’Amico tankers completes sale and leaseback deal

The transaction allows d’Amico Tankers to generate around US $11.2 million in cash, net of commissions and reimbursement of the vessel’s existing loan, contributing to the liquidity required to complete DIS’ fleet renewal program and allowing the company to benefit from the anticipated market recovery.
Detyens wins T-AOE 8 drydocking contract

The firm-fixed-price contract is for the 75 calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8).
Third Matson Alaska box ship now fitted with scrubber

Matson says that the state-of-the-art hybrid “wet scrubber” exhaust gas cleaning (EGC) technology now operating in its Alaska fleet is unlike any other on a U.S.-flagged vessel.
Shell renews partnership with Philippines training center

Shell Marine will provide expertise in lubrication technology to the students and lecturers of the University of Cebu, Philippines, Maritime Education and Training Center (UC METC).
Korea’s Daegu-class frigates to be Rolls-Royce powered

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navy’s Daegu-class frigate program.