2020

Arjan Risseeuw, CSS Project Director DSNS

DAMEN SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH DUTCH SUPPLIER FOR COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP

23 December 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Dräger Nederland have signed a contract for medical piping, including area control unit, for the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).

SEA Defence kick-off (3)

OFFICIAL KICK-OFF OF THE EDIDP-FUNDED “SEA DEFENCE” PROJECT

17 December 2020

Following the selection last June of the SEA Defence project by the European Commission (EC) within the European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019), the consortium is proud to announce the official start of the project.

Damen cuts first steel on Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship

DAMEN CUTS FIRST STEEL ON ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY’S COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP

2 December 2020

On December 2nd at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, first steel was cut on the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder.

DAMEN SIGNS WITH DUTCH COMPANY FOR COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP HELICOPTER HANGAR DOOR

1 December 2020

Damen and SMST have recently signed a new contract. SMST will deliver the helicopter hangar door for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder, engineered and built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS).

RH MARINE AND DAMEN SUPPORT THE ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY IN SMARTER VESSEL MAINTENANCE

26 November 2020

RH Marine and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will help to make the maintenance of the vessels of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) more efficient and predictable using data science.

DAMEN COMMENCES AUSTRALIAN ICEBREAKER SEATRIALS

25 November 2020

After her arrival in the Netherlands at the end of August, Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina is commencing her seatrials in the North Sea. This marks the start of a month-long phase and an important milestone for all involved in the icebreaker project.

DAMEN AND CORROSION JOIN FORCES TO KEEP COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP CORROSION-FREE

20 November 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and CORROSION have recently signed a contract for the cathodic protection system for the Combat Support Ship (CSS) to be delivered to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).

DAMEN SIGNS WITH ALFA LAVAL BENELUX FOR PROVEN, RELIABLE EQUIPMENT FOR THE ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY’S CSS

19 November 2020

DSNS has recently signed two new contracts with Alfa Laval Benelux for the delivery of the ballast water treatment system, the fuel oil separators, the oily bilge separator and the plate heat exchangers for the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).

THE DUTCH SOLUTION FOR THE DUTCH NAVY

18 November 2020

Saab and Damen joined forces in 2015 to develop an expeditionary submarine for the Walrus replacement programme of the Netherlands. The Saab Damen team continues to move forward.

contract Thales

DAMEN AWARDS THALES CONTRACT FOR THE MISSIONS AND COMBAT SYSTEM FOR THE GERMAN NAVY’S MKS180 FRIGATES

18 November 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Thales have signed a contract for the delivery and integration of the mission and combat system for the German Navy’s new MKS 180 class frigates.

Mariecke Siezen, Managing Director Technoship

HIGHLY EFFICIENT WATER MIST FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM FOR THE COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP WITH DUTCH ASSISTANCE

15 October 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has signed a contract with Ultrafog for supplying a high-pressure water mist fire extinguishing system for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS).

HNLMS ‘PELIKAAN’ back in Curacao (preview)

HNLMS ‘PELIKAAN’ BACK IN CURAÇAO AFTER MIDLIFE UPGRADE BY DAMEN IN THE NETHERLANDS

2 October 2020

Since October 1, HNLMS Pelikaan is back again in the familiar waters of the Caribbean. On September 17, Damen Shipyards Den Helder delivered the HNLMS Pelikaan to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) following a mid-life upgrade lasting eight months.

Damen contracts Amsterdam-based The IP Company for Combat Support Ship wireless communications system

DAMEN CONTRACTS AMSTERDAM-BASED THE IP COMPANY FOR COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

24 September 2020

DSNS signed a contract with The IP Company for the delivery and installation of a Wireless Communication & Messaging System (WCMS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS), Den Helder.

RAMSSES reaches another key milestone

RAMSSES REACHES ANOTHER KEY MILESTONE

22 September 2020

6m high hull section made out of composite material has been developed scaling up the composite technology and capability to design, produce and market complete composite vessels up to 85 m length that comply with SOLAS and class regulations.

Facet Sales Manager Patrica Pen and Sales Director German Varela

DAMEN SIGNS ANOTHER CONTRACT WITH DUTCH COMPANY FOR COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP

2 September 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has signed a contract with Facet Netherlands for supplying the helicopter refuelling system for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS). Almere-based Facet will deliver the equipment in the second half of 2021.

RSV 'Nuyina' on the Danube (preview)

GIANT AUSTRALIAN ICEBREAKER HEADS TO VLISSINGEN FOR SEA TRAILS

28 August 2020

Damen has been working on the Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) since 2016.

Signing ceremony at Rohde & Schwarz

DAMEN AND ROHDE & SCHWARZ HELP TO STRENGTHEN THE ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY’S MARITIME REPLENISHMENT CAPACITY

29 July 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a contract with Rohde & Schwarz for the delivery and installation of internal and external communication systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship, Den Helder.

ramsess projetc at dsns (preview)

RAMSSES PROJECT REACHES SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE COMPOSITE SHIP CONSTRUCTION AT DAMEN LOCATION

24 July 2020

On 18th July, the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project reached a key milestone.

From left to right:  Newthex Managing Team Ruben Tienpont and Jeroen Mulder, DSNS Operations Director Tijs Buijs and Project Director CSS Arjan Risseeuw

DAMEN CONTRACT WITH NEWTHEX OPENS DOOR TO DUTCH QUALITY SOLUTIONS FOR CSS

15 July 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has signed two contracts with Newthex for the supply of doors and a hatch to the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder.

Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina (3)

REMOTE TESTING TRIALS FOR THE COMMISSIONING OF AUSTRALIA’S NEW ICEBREAKER RSV ‘NUYINA’

13 July 2020

Despite international travel restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, Damen Shipyards, Serco Australia and the Australian Antarctic Division have demonstrated remote testing trial for the commissioning of Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina.

ALEWIJNSE SUPPORTING COMMONALITY WITHIN NETHERLANDS NAVY FLEET WITH ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION CONTRACT FOR CSS

6 July 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has awarded Alewijnse Marine the contract to undertake the installation of electrical equipment on board the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder.

DAMEN CALLS ON DUTCH COMPANY TO DELIVER AUSTRALIAN EQUIPMENT FOR VESSEL BUILT IN ROMANIA

3 July 2020

Two landing barges recently arrived at Damen’s shipyard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands from Australia, having been shipped halfway around the world by Dutch logistics company Schenker Logistics.

DAMEN SIGNS WITH WÄRTSILÄ FOR SUPPLY OF WORLD’S MOST EFFICIENT FOUR-STROKE ENGINES TO CSS

30 June 2020

Damen and Wärtsilä have signed a contract for the supply of the generator sets for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS), the HNLMS Den Helder.

DAMEN BEING OFFERED COORDINATING ROLE IN EUROPEAN DEFENCE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

26 June 2020

Damen Shipyards Group, as coordinator of the SEA Defence project, is proud to announce that the European Commission has selected this proposal within the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019).

IMPORTANT NEXT STEP IN THE M FRIGATE PROJECT

25 June 2020

On Wednesday 24 June, the Dutch Ministry of Defense took an essential step in the replacement of the current M frigates of the Netherlands and Belgian Navies.

DUTCH VETERANS DAY 2020

24 June 2020

The Netherlands thanks its veterans for their efforts in the service of peace, now and in the past.

Dutch leading role for German frigate project MKS-180

DUTCH LEADING ROLE FOR GERMAN FRIGATE PROJECT MKS-180

19 June 2020

On June 19th Damen Shipyards Group and the German Bundesamt fur Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr signed the contract for the construction of four MKS-180 frigates for the German Navy.

DSNS AND HML CONTRACT GIVES COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP A LIFT

5 June 2020

On June 3rd Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) signed a contract with Holland Marine Lifts (HML) for the design, engineering, equipment manufacture and servicing of the ammunition elevator for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS).

DSNS AND PARTNERS PROGRESSING WITH QUALIFY

8 May 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) is making good progress with its work on the QUALIFY project. DSNS is one of eleven project partners working towards the establishment of certification guidelines that will enable the use of hybrid bonds (e.g. steel to composite) on primary structures in the maritime industry.

DAMEN MAKING PROGRESS WITH FIRST TWO CONTRACTS FOR THE COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP (CSS)

27 March 2020

The first two contracts for the Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy were signed earlier this week, with a modified working method in accordance with the current guidelines of the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and Environment.

DAMEN COMPLETES COMBAT SYSTEMS INSTALLATION AND TRIALS ON SECOND INDONESIAN GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE

18 March 2020

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai (332).

DMO AND DSNS SIGN MOU ON NAVAL SHIP DESIGN TOOLS

27 February 2020

At the beginning of February a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at the Kromhout barracks in Utrecht between Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS).

the vr programme is commissioned by the royal dutch navy

VIRTUAL TRAINING BECOMES REALITY FOR ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY

20 February 2020

Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them.

damen one of 100 dutch companies contributing to combat support ship preview

MAIN CONTRACTOR DAMEN AND MORE THAN A HUNDRED COMPANIES CONTRIBUTE TO COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP

19 February 2020

With the contract signing for construction for the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder, more than a hundred, mainly Dutch companies receive work.

damen opv 1900, 2300 tonnes corvette pns 'yarmook' for the pakistan navy preview

COMMISSIONING CEREMONY OF OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL PNS YARMOOK

14 February 2020

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020.

DUTCH GLORY IN MEXICAN WATERS

13 February 2020

Damen POLA team thanks all European and Dutch parties for their excellent contribution on the tenth SIGMA frigate for the international market.

mexican navy’s pola-class 'arm reformador' preview

DAMEN DELIVERS LONG RANGE OCEAN PATROL VESSEL TO THE MEXICAN NAVY

10 February 2020

The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR) has held a ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) Class vessel ARM Reformador.

THE RSV NUYINA COMES TO LIFE

5 February 2020

Our customer, the Australian Antarctic Division, celebrates a major milestone in the construction of RSV Nuyina, designed, engineered and built by Damen.

MIDLIFE UPDATE OF JOHAN DE WITT ENTERS THE DESIGN PHASE

3 February 2020

The amphibious transport ship Zr.Ms. Johan de Witt has almost reached the halfway point of its expected lifecycle.

MKS 180

DAMEN AND BLOHM + VOSS SELECTED FOR CONSTRUCTION GERMAN MKS180 FRIGATES

14 January 2020

The German government has announced its intention to select Damen as the main contractor, together with partners Blohm + Voss and Thales, for supplying at least four Multi-Purpose Combat Ship MKS 180 frigates to the German Navy.

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