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  • First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and...

    Sydney City Marine has completed its first maintenance docking of a Damen vessel since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Damen Shipyards Group last year. The works signify the successful cooperation between Damen Services in the Netherlands, the Damen Service Hub in Brisbane and Sydney City Marine.

  • World’s largest container ship docks at Vietnam’s...

    Margrethe Maersk container ship with the deadweight of 194,000 tons and capacity of 18,300 TEU docked at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on February 20th, making it the first seaport in Vietnam and the nineteenth in the world able to accommodate the world’s largest Maersk Triple E class container ship.

  • First cargo ship from India arrives in Bangladesh

    The first container ship from India has arrived in Bangladesh’s Panagon river port here under the Coastal Shipping Agreement signed in 2015, allowing direct cargo vessel movement between the two countries. The ship, ‘Shonartori Nou Kalyan-1’ reached the Pangaon Inland Container Terminal at Keraniganj yesterday with 65 containers on board, bdnews24.com reported.

  • Shipping industry calls for exemption from EU...

    The global shipping industry has urged the European Union to drop the sector's inclusion in proposals adopted on Wednesday to reform the bloc's carbon market, saying it risks distorting trade and international efforts to cut the sector's emissions.

  • Shipping container specialist Cargostore to open...

    The London-based company operates a fleet of ISO and DNV 2.7-1 containers and related equipment for sale, re-sale and lease directly and via its subsidiaries and partners throughout the UK, Europe, North America, Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East.

  • Damen books its last new build for 2016 on 31st...

    Even though the journey time each way for the ferry will be little more than five minutes, the complex route and the minimal room for manoeuvre in the busy waterway means that she will be fitted with twin Voith Schneider propellers (cycloidal drives) to give her the agility required for safe and timely passages.

  • MPA, DNV GL renew pact to include intelligent...

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and classification society DNV GL have renewed and expanded on the scope a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on promoting R&D and innovation in the maritime industry.

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Greece Receives Three Bids for Thessaloniki Port

Greece has received three bids for the acquisition of the 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, the second largest port in the country, the Greek privatizations agency, Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, informed.

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Eight Damen Interceptors for Panama

The National Air and Naval Service of Panama (Servicio Nacional Aeronaval - SENAN) has taken delivery of four Interceptor 1102 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, performed the christening ceremonies of all four vessels on 6 February 2017.

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VSTEP and Damen sign cooperation agreement for Royal Bahamas Defence Force project

A recent cooperation agreement between Damen and VSTEP has been established for the delivery of a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator with Alphatron Marine equipment to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force. The delivery is part of the Sandy Bottom Project, which sees the Defence Force acquire a range of Damen patrol vessels, upgrade its existing fleet and develop its port and base infrastructure. 

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