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DAMEN Displays Leading Position in Global OPV Market

Damen Shipyards Group has compiled a comprehensive summary of its worldwide shipbuilding activities regarding Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). The information shows that, with 5 vessels delivered in the last year, and 15 currently under construction, Damen has unrivalled experience in serving the naval industry with its OPV portfolio. Moreover, the company has proven its capability of completing complex naval projects…


Damen to build 16 Commuter Ferries for the Ivory Coast

Sustainable and cost effective, Damen’s Multiple Vessel 1806 Commuter Waterbus will contribute to Abidjan’s urban transport infrastructure. Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Société de Transport Lagunaire (STL) to build sixteen shallow-draft passenger ferries for the Ivory Coast. The contract represents part of a forward-thinking presidential plan that strives to reduce urban congestion and greenhouse gas emissions in…


Damen Unveils Next Generation Water Bus

First composite vessel set to launch.  Damen is set to launch its first composite urban water shuttle as the prototype undergoes sea trials in the next few weeks. Customers benefit from reduced fuel consumption, less maintenance, no corrosion or fatigue problems, and at the same time, the Damen Waterbus is very robust.  Besides safety and efficiency, the new Damen Waterbus…