Damen delivered 250 vessels in 2016 including 16 supplied to Russia (photo)
In 2016, Damen delivered 250 vessels including 16 vessels delivered to Russia, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, as saying at the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies which opened in Moscow today, 15 February 2017.
“We delivered 4 TSHD ships (one TSHD 2000 ship with hopper capacity of 2,000 cub. m. was built in Vietnam and three TSHD 1000 ships with hopper capacity of 1,000 cub. m. were built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard to Damen design), eight CSD (one of them, CSD 650, was built in Russia), 38 dredger pumps and other equipment,” said Olivier Marcus.
The company has designed a range of TSHD ships for dredging operations in water areas of ports, canals, rivers and lakes.
Damen Shipyards Group (with its Head Office in Gorinchem, the Netherlands) operates 40 ship- and repair yards employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers approximately 160 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.