Damen will take part in Ust-Luga Cup 2016 for the first time in its history
Damen will take part in Ust-Luga Cup 2016 for the first time in its history, say the regatta organizers.
Jaap Gelling (head of Damen’s High Speed Craft), the skipper, says the team is looking forward to beginning the competition and to seeing Saint-Petersburg in the end of the event.
Read the interview with the Damen crew leader in the April edition of Ust Luga Cup.
Damen Shipyards Group (with its Head Office in Gorinchem, the Netherlands) operates 32 ship- and repair yards employing 8,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers approximately 180 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Damen specializes in construction of tugs, boats, patrol vessels, high-speed craft, cargo ships, dredgers, platform service vessels, oil spill response ships, frigates and super yachts.
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) part of Damen Shipyards Group offers a network of 16 repair and conversion yards worldwide, with dry docks ranging up to 420 x 80 metres. Conversion projects range from adapting vessels to today’s requirements and regulations to the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC handles 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually.
The fifth international regatta, Ust-Luga Cup 2016 will be held on the Baltic Sea on June 10 – 16, 2016. More tha15 Russian and foreign teams will take part in the event.