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By Edition On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Floating dock Damen in use

WILLEMSTAD - The largest floating dock of Damen Shiprepair is finally in use. The intention is also to get the second smaller dock into operation this month. The docks were brought to Curaçao from the Netherlands More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Vendors of shipbuilder Damen make suspicious payments worldwide

WILLEMSTAD - Damen Shipyards, the largest shipbuilder in the Netherlands, has done business in several countries with dubious intermediaries that can be linked to paying bribes. This is shown by research by NRC More...

By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Precision operation brings Vlissings dry dock in Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD - With a precision operation, Damen Shipyards delivered a dry dock of 230 meters long and 45 wide at the shipyard of Curaçao this weekend. The dock has served for years in Vlissingen. In addition to More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Xin Guang Hua safe and secure in the port of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The second largest cargo ship in the world, the Xin Guang Hua, was safely sailed into the port of Willemstad on Sunday, April 29th. This so-called 'heavy lift vessel' entered with two floating docks More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Floating dry docks arrive on Saturday

WILLEMSTAD - Saturday is an exciting day for the shipping sector in Curaçao. If everything goes according to plan, two new floating docks will enter the Saint Anna Bay. These are enormous levels and will capture More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018

New docks on the way

WILLEMSTAD - They have to arrive at the end of April and they are ready for use in August. That is according to the planning of Damen Shipyards for the activities of what used to be called the Curacao Dokmaatschappij. Two More...

Curacao Dry Dock
By Edition On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Dock gets new floating docks

WILLEMSTAD - Damen Ship repair will replace the floating docks in Curaçao. They have been in a very bad condition for years. The new docks are made in the Netherlands and are ready for transport. They arrive here More...

By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Five Damen tugs delivered to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, Cuba

HAVANA - Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has delivered five new harbour tugs to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, a subsidiary of Cuban maritime company Grupo Empresarial de Transporte Marítimo Portuario (GEMAR). Prior More...

Curacao Customs
By Edition On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

E-Zone Dokweg could cost Customs an extra 300 thousand guilders

WILLEMSTAD - Recently the Advisory Board (RvA) published an advice given on the proposition to initiate a so-called E-Zone at Dokweg (E-Zone Dock Company). Damen Shipyard Group and CDM Holding Inc. have recently More...

Curacao Dry Dock
By Edition On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Damen plans to invest 40 million dollars in Curaçao Dry Dock

WILLEMSTAD - Damen Shipyard, a Dutch company that recently took over the operations of the Curaçao Dry Dock, plans to initially invest 40 million dollars in the company, with the possibility of an additional 20 More...