21 January 2021
The story begins in South Africa, where Damen Shipyards Cape Town has long operated with the mantra of ‘building in Africa, for Africa’. Delivering more than 40 vessels throughout the African continent, the yard’s working philosophy is very much centred on using local services and local materials to build world-class ships.
16 October 2020
Damen Shipyards Group and Winander Leisure Limited signed the Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance for the official handover of MV Swift, a vessel to be operated by Windermere Lake Cruises Limited.
12 October 2020
Damen Shipyard’s Group Fast Crew Supplier 2710 has received an approval in principle from ABS. This is an important step towards Damen’s next generation CTV (Crew Transfer Vessel) being used to support the developing US offshore wind industry.
9 September 2020
Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying. The keel-laying was for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO.
13 December 2019
MV Swift was launched onto the waters of Windermere in the Lake District National Park in the north west of England. Damen Shipyards Group is building the vessel on location via the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) for Windermere Lake Cruises.
5 July 2019
Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) Material Package. The contract will see KS&EW constructing two Damen ASD Tugs 2009 with Damen’s support.
26 February 2018
Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has received an order from Armscor – the acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence – for three Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPV), 62 x 11 metres.
20 October 2017
Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels.
21 August 2017
The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels has been delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA.
10 July 2014
On June 19th, at the International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention, Wilson Sons (Brazil) and Damen Shipyards Group (NL) signed a contract for two Damen PSV 5000’s.
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