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DSCT highlights contributions to maritime security and job creation

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) is delivering three new Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPVs) to the South African Navy (SAN) under Project Biro, and...

Damen signs partnership agreement with Department of Trade, Industry and Competition

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Damen Shipyards Group has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) as part of the National Industrial...

Damen patrol vessels in Cape Town

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It cannot have escaped the notice of the casual maritime observer that Cape Town is the home of one of the World’s largest, and...

Kenya completes local refurbishment of patrol ship Shupavu

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Kenya’s President William Ruto has rededicated the patrol vessel KNS Shupavu following a local overhaul performed by Kenya Shipyards Limited at a new facility...

Nigerian Navy tank landing ship visiting Cape Town

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The Nigerian Nayv’s new tank landing ship (LST) NNS Kada has arrived in Cape Town while on its delivery voyage in what is a...

Nigerian Navy’s new LST heading home

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The Nigerian Navy’s new Landing Ship Tank (LST), NNS Kada, is headed home after being completed by Damen Shipyards in the United Arab Emirates...

Mombasa Shipyard commissioned in Kenya

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned the Kenya Shipyards Limited (KSL) Mombasa Shipyard, which comprises a 4 000-ton slipway for shipbuilding activities including refitting of...

Nigerian Navy commissions large number of new vessels

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The Nigerian Navy on Thursday commissioned dozens of new vessels and aircraft during a ceremony attended by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Naval Dockyard...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town celebrates keel laying for third SA Navy...

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On 22 October, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying ceremony for the third Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building...

Nigerian Navy received two Damen patrol vessels, multiple additional vessels on...

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As it continues with fleet expansion, the Nigerian Navy earlier this year received two patrol vessels from Damen and is acquiring two more offshore...

The Past Week in Defence #57 (7 June – 13 June...

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In this week’s edition, Turkey’s Katmerciler wins a Kenyan order for 118 Hizir vehicles, Nigeria’s Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches the Deep Blue...

AMD 2020 – Damen Presentation

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Webinar event: AMD Conference 2020 Topic: Damen presentation Featuring Ed Veen

OSI systems complete First Article Acceptance Test for Project Biro

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The Integrated Bridge System and Mission Management System for the first Project Biro inshore patrol vessel, supplied by OSI Maritime Systems, have successfully completed...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town lays keel for second SA Navy inshore...

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has laid the keel of the second inshore patrol vessel (IPV) for the South African Navy that it is...

Nigerian Navy to get 40 new vessels in 2020

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) plans to take delivery of 41 new vessels in 2020, including patrol boats, interceptors and a hydrographic survey vessel. In mid-December,...

Nigerian Navy lays keel of new tank landing ship

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The Nigerian Navy will be getting a new tank landing ship from Damen Shipyards in May 2020, with the keel laid on Monday during...

Nigeria’s SR Platforms getting new Damen Patrol vessels

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Nigeria’s SR Platforms will be getting more vessels from the Damen Shipyards Group, bringing its fleet up to four. Damen delivered the first FCS 3307...

Nigeria’s HIOSL receives Damen patrol vessels

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Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL) has taken delivery of two new Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels, which will be deployed in the...

Damen delivers another two patrol vessels to Nigeria

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Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited has taken delivery of another two FCS 3307 Patrol vessels from Damen Shipyards Group, five months after the...

Damen building offshore vessel for De Beers Namibia

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Damen Shipyards Group has started construction of a new offshore vessel for De Beers Marine Namibia, which will use it for marine diamond recovery. A...

Nigeria’s HIOS orders two Damen patrol vessels

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Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria (HIOS) has ordered two additional Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels from Damen Shipyards Group. This further increases the total...

Damen Lays Keel for Navy’s first IPV

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has ceremonially laid the keel for the South African Navy’s first of class Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessel (MMIPV)...

Damen’s first Fishing Seminar deemed a success

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Damen has said its first Fishing Seminar, held in Cape Town, was a great success, with more than 60 participants attending from a broad...

Damen to present leasing fund for African shipowners

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Damen will present its new vessel leasing fund, which is specifically designed for African shipowners, at the first Damen Fishing Seminar being...

Angola prepares to receive fisheries research vessel

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Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania has handed over the 74 metre long fishery research vessel Baia Farta to Angola's Ministry of Fisheries....

Tunisian Navy receives another offshore patrol vessel

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The Tunisian Navy has received another Multi Service Offshore Patrol Vessel (MSOPV) from Damen – the third of four destined for the...

Tunisian Navy commissions new vessels

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The Tunisian Navy has commissioned two new vessels into service: its second Multi Service Offshore Patrol Vessel from Damen and a third...

Nigeria’s Homeland orders sixth Damen 3307 Patrol vessel

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Nigeria's Homeland Integrated Offshore Services has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel, bringing the number...

Somalia defaults on coast guard vessels

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The delivery of six offshore patrol vessels to Somalia has been thrown into doubt as Somalia has defaulted on its payments and...

New Tunisian offshore patrol vessel arrives

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The Tunisian Navy has received the first of its four new Multi Service Offshore Patrol Vessels (MSOPVs) from Damen Shipyards in Romania. Steel...

Armscor finally orders inshore patrol vessels for SA Navy

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State defence acquisition agency Armscor has placed an order for three inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) from Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) under...

Nigeria’s Homeland receives fourth Damen patrol vessel

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Nigeria's Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited has received a fourth Damen 3307 patrol vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in...

Damen launches Angolan fisheries research vessel

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Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania has launched a fisheries research vessel, Baia Farta, for the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries. Damen said the...

Nigeria’s Homeland receives another Damen patrol vessel

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Nigeria's Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited has received another Damen 3307 patrol vessel, taking its fleet up to three. A fourth is...

Nigeria’s Homeland orders additional patrol vessels from Damen

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Nigerian company Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited has ordered two additional FCS 3307 patrol vessel from Damen, a year after taking delivery...

Construction of Tunisian offshore patrol vessels underway

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Damen Shipyards Galati is busy with the construction of the first two Multi Service Offshore Patrol Vessels (MSOPVs) for the Tunisian Navy,...

Fraud investigators raid Damen Shipyards in foreign bribery case

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Dutch investigators have raided the Netherlands' biggest ship builder, Damen Shipyards, as part of a criminal investigation into a foreign bribery case,...

Dutch company on course to deliver vessels to Somali Coast Guard

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The Dutch shipbuilder contracted to build six Long Range Patrol Vessels (LRPVs) for the Somali Coast Guard has announced that it remains...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town nearly finished third FCS 5009 multirole vessel

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town is building a third FCS 5009 multirole vessel on stock and is marketing it to military, offshore, coast...

Damen ready to supply vessels for Projects Hotel and Biro

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) is ready and willing to supply offshore and inshore patrol vessels to the South African Navy under...

Global reach for local shipyard

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Being part of an international shipbuilding group has given Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) the leverage to work in markets not only...

Damen Shipyards delivers second support vessel to SMIT Amandla Marine

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The second of two vessels destined to support the world's largest offshore diamond mining operation has been officially named, seven months after...

Nigeria receives patrol boats from Damen

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Nigerian company C&I Leasing has taken delivery of four new Stan Patrol 1605 vessels from Damen, which are used for maritime security...

Navy accepts new tugs into the fleet

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The South African Navy has formally accepted the two new Damen ATD 2909 tugs built by Damen Shipyards Cape Town into service. The...

Second new tug enters SA Navy service

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The South African Navy has taken delivery of a second tug, Inyathi, from Damen Shipyards Cape Town, after receiving the first in...

Royal Moroccan Navy receives tug from Damen; five interceptors on order

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The Royal Moroccan Navy has taken delivery of a 22 metre Stan Tug 2208 from Dutch shipbuilder Damen, becoming the first tug...

Moroccan Navy takes delivery of water barge

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The Royal Moroccan Navy has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge which will be used to supply fresh...

Sierra Leone commissions maritime surveillance vessel

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The President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, on 11 November commissioned the newly acquired Fisheries Patrol Vessel PV Sorie Ibrahim Koroma,...

Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services receiving second Damen patrol vessel

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Nigerian maritime services company Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (HIOSL) will later this year receive the Guardian 2, a second FCS 3307...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town showcases facilities to SA Trade and Industry...

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) recently hosted Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, who reviewed some of the vessels under construction...