Tag Archives: Damen

Tech Investment for Ballast Water Treatment

Climate Investor Two (CI2) has approved an investment that could amount to €24.5 million to support the lease of Damen’s portable ballast water treatment solution InvaSave to customers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. CI2 is a financing facility mandated to invest in water, sanitation and ocean infrastructure projects in emerging economies. It enjoys cornerstone support from the EU and

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South African Navy Inaugurates Sea Axe

The South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing. The 62-by-11-m naval vessel will be the

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Alliance for Autonomous Ship Tech

Damen Shipyard and Sea Machines Robotics have signed an alliance agreement to further investigate the adoption of collision avoidance functionality on board Damen ships. For the past four years Damen Shipyards Group has been investing in autonomous shipping technologies. The shipbuilder has participated in several joint industry projects to research the readiness level of technologies. Damen is now entering the

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Hybrid, Fully Electric Propulsion for Dutch Mussel Farming

Damen mussel farming AQUACULTURe

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The project, which is called AQUACULTURe, is a collaborative effort between Damen and numerous parties such as equipment suppliers, service providers and local mussel farming companies. AQUACULTURe is part of the Damen Shipyards Group’s long-standing

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Industry Partners Push Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Ships

Copenhagen/Hamburg, Mar. 9, 2018—Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a joint development project (JDP) designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry. More than a dozen partners from the entire value chain have joined the initiative including flag states, research institutions, battery and propulsion suppliers, fire detection and extinguishing system

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