2015 September 21 16:35

Dutch export credit agency can finance Russia’s shipbuilding projects, Damen says

Dutch export credit agency is ready to finance shipbuilding projects in Russia, Jan Fijnekam, Customer Finance Manager at Damen Shipyards, has said today, September 21, at the International Conference “Advanced port fleet - the basis of safety” organized by media-group PortNews.

According to him, customers coming to Damen with the projects on construction of vessels are proposed different financing mechanisms including those involving Russian banks. 

Damen Shipyards Group (with its Head Office in Gorinchem, the Netherlands) operates 32 ship- and repair yards (15 – in the Netherlands and 17 – in other countries) employing 8,000 people worldwide (including 3,000 employees in the Netherlands).

The Group’s annual turnover is EUR 1.7 bln. Since 1969 Damen Shipyards has delivered more than 5,000 vessels and delivers approximately 180 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Damen specializes in construction of tugs, boats, patrol vessels, high-speed crafts, cargo ships, dredgers, platforms service vessels, oil spill response ships, frigates and mega-yachts.