23 December 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Dräger Nederland have signed a contract for medical piping, including area control unit, for the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).
17 December 2020
Following the selection last June of the SEA Defence project by the European Commission (EC) within the European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019), the consortium is proud to announce the official start of the project.
2 December 2020
On December 2nd at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, first steel was cut on the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder.
1 December 2020
Damen and SMST have recently signed a new contract. SMST will deliver the helicopter hangar door for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder, engineered and built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS).
26 November 2020
RH Marine and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will help to make the maintenance of the vessels of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) more efficient and predictable using data science.
25 November 2020
After her arrival in the Netherlands at the end of August, Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina is commencing her seatrials in the North Sea. This marks the start of a month-long phase and an important milestone for all involved in the icebreaker project.
20 November 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and CORROSION have recently signed a contract for the cathodic protection system for the Combat Support Ship (CSS) to be delivered to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).
19 November 2020
DSNS has recently signed two new contracts with Alfa Laval Benelux for the delivery of the ballast water treatment system, the fuel oil separators, the oily bilge separator and the plate heat exchangers for the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).
18 November 2020
Saab and Damen joined forces in 2015 to develop an expeditionary submarine for the Walrus replacement programme of the Netherlands. The Saab Damen team continues to move forward.
18 November 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Thales have signed a contract for the delivery and integration of the mission and combat system for the German Navy’s new MKS 180 class frigates.
15 October 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has signed a contract with Ultrafog for supplying a high-pressure water mist fire extinguishing system for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS).
2 October 2020
Since October 1, HNLMS Pelikaan is back again in the familiar waters of the Caribbean. On September 17, Damen Shipyards Den Helder delivered the HNLMS Pelikaan to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) following a mid-life upgrade lasting eight months.
24 September 2020
DSNS signed a contract with The IP Company for the delivery and installation of a Wireless Communication & Messaging System (WCMS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS), Den Helder.
22 September 2020
6m high hull section made out of composite material has been developed scaling up the composite technology and capability to design, produce and market complete composite vessels up to 85 m length that comply with SOLAS and class regulations.
2 September 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has signed a contract with Facet Netherlands for supplying the helicopter refuelling system for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS). Almere-based Facet will deliver the equipment in the second half of 2021.
28 August 2020
Damen has been working on the Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) since 2016.
29 July 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a contract with Rohde & Schwarz for the delivery and installation of internal and external communication systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship, Den Helder.
24 July 2020
On 18th July, the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project reached a key milestone.
15 July 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has signed two contracts with Newthex for the supply of doors and a hatch to the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder.
13 July 2020
Despite international travel restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, Damen Shipyards, Serco Australia and the Australian Antarctic Division have demonstrated remote testing trial for the commissioning of Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina.
6 July 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has awarded Alewijnse Marine the contract to undertake the installation of electrical equipment on board the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder.
3 July 2020
Two landing barges recently arrived at Damen’s shipyard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands from Australia, having been shipped halfway around the world by Dutch logistics company Schenker Logistics.
30 June 2020
Damen and Wärtsilä have signed a contract for the supply of the generator sets for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS), the HNLMS Den Helder.
26 June 2020
Damen Shipyards Group, as coordinator of the SEA Defence project, is proud to announce that the European Commission has selected this proposal within the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019).
25 June 2020
On Wednesday 24 June, the Dutch Ministry of Defense took an essential step in the replacement of the current M frigates of the Netherlands and Belgian Navies.
24 June 2020
The Netherlands thanks its veterans for their efforts in the service of peace, now and in the past.
19 June 2020
On June 19th Damen Shipyards Group and the German Bundesamt fur Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr signed the contract for the construction of four MKS-180 frigates for the German Navy.
5 June 2020
On June 3rd Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) signed a contract with Holland Marine Lifts (HML) for the design, engineering, equipment manufacture and servicing of the ammunition elevator for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS).
8 May 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) is making good progress with its work on the QUALIFY project. DSNS is one of eleven project partners working towards the establishment of certification guidelines that will enable the use of hybrid bonds (e.g. steel to composite) on primary structures in the maritime industry.
27 March 2020
The first two contracts for the Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the Royal Netherlands Navy were signed earlier this week, with a modified working method in accordance with the current guidelines of the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and Environment.
18 March 2020
Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai (332).
27 February 2020
At the beginning of February a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at the Kromhout barracks in Utrecht between Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS).
20 February 2020
Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them.
19 February 2020
With the contract signing for construction for the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder, more than a hundred, mainly Dutch companies receive work.
14 February 2020
The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020.
13 February 2020
Damen POLA team thanks all European and Dutch parties for their excellent contribution on the tenth SIGMA frigate for the international market.
10 February 2020
The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR) has held a ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) Class vessel ARM Reformador.
5 February 2020
Our customer, the Australian Antarctic Division, celebrates a major milestone in the construction of RSV Nuyina, designed, engineered and built by Damen.
3 February 2020
The amphibious transport ship Zr.Ms. Johan de Witt has almost reached the halfway point of its expected lifecycle.
14 January 2020
The German government has announced its intention to select Damen as the main contractor, together with partners Blohm + Voss and Thales, for supplying at least four Multi-Purpose Combat Ship MKS 180 frigates to the German Navy.