A shallow, multi-purpose workboat for now and for the future


Shallow draught, go on, get closer….


Damen Shoalbusters are versatile, multi-purpose vessels, designed to work in shallow, as well as deeper waters. The Shoalbuster has a proven track record and is fit for every purpose.

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Versatile and powerful


A multi-purpose design able to perform a variety of operations from towing/pushing to dredge support, and buoy/anchor handling in both inland and coastal waters.

Multifunctional capability

Designed for multiple roles and undertaking a variety of assignments in diverse working environments.

Shallow draught

Designed to work in shallow, as well as deeper waters, and in areas of limited manoeuvrability.

Bollard pull

Designed for heavy duties with an optimum bollard pull in combination with a shallow draught.

Equipped for safety

Shoalbusters are furnished with all the required deck equipment such as towing pins, in order to facilitate a safe towing job or anchor handling activities.

Around the world …

This exceptional seagoing vessel is designed to operate in all corners of the globe.

Close to the shore

The Shoalbuster is the ideal design to operate close to the shore.

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If you require more in-depth information about the specifications and technical details, please go to our product view page and download the product sheets.

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Your maritime solutions partner

Buying a vessel from Damen is so much more than just ‘getting a new boat’. It includes a variety of financing possibilities. It’s about choosing where you want your vessel built. Plus, our service continues throughout your ship’s entire lifecycle.

Tailored lifecycle support

Whatever maritime sector you work in, Damen Services is there for you 24/7. Always on standby.

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Built at the location of your choice

You don’t have to build a Damen vessel at a Damen yard. We can support construction at any yard in the world.

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Level-headed financing solutions

We provide a wide range of financing arrangements for all types of Damen vessels, equipment and products.

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