Damen Pontoon Deliveries Ensure Stock Availability

MarineLink.com
Monday, April 07, 2014
Photo: Damen

13 Stan Pontoons, six Stan Tugs and four Stan Tenders come to West Africa and Rotterdam

Last Friday, April 4, a shipment that left China seven weeks ago carrying 13 new Damen Stan Pontoons and 10 other Damen vessels arrived in Rotterdam. The built-for-stock pontoons and vessels will uphold Damen’s ultra-short delivery times as demand rises - 170 deliveries in 2013. This has also led to Damen introducing newly designed barges and completing a number of custom pontoon and barge projects.

Damen has sold 37 pontoons and barges in the last two years. Production has increased with an even larger amount of vessels currently under construction at four different yards in the Middle East, Vietnam and China. Following strong demand for last year’s shipment of pontoons and barges delivered to Rotterdam, this new shipment of built-for-stock vessels ensures continuous availability in Western Europe and North America. On the journey from Shanghai, the semi-submersible vessel also had room to transport a further six Stan Tugs and four Stan Tenders. Before reaching Europe, the ship stopped in West Africa to deliver a number of pontoons and tugs, which had already been sold to repeat clients while the vessel was en route.

The shipment carried eight different models from the range of high quality Stan Pontoons, including Damen’s largest built-for-stock pontoon measuring 120 x 32.2 x 8.1 meters and has a deadweight of 20,150 metric tons. Following last year’s shipment, a built-for-stock vessel of the same model was sold to the McKeil-Malaspina partnership to support offshore construction operations off the East coast of Canada. All Damen pontoons are fully ballastable and the majority is already fitted with a ballast system. The vessels are prepared for the plug and play installation of pumps and generator sets and can be commissioned within a very short time.

In addition to its stock-building program, Damen completes custom-designed one-off projects that can literally be built anywhere. Current examples include an 80-meter Crane Barge and a 140-meter module offloading facility transition pontoon. In close cooperation with the client Damen designs, constructs and delivers built-for-purpose projects.

Damen recently introduced a new standard range of Bunker Barges. The range is optimized for short delivery times and can easily be equipped with plug and play options. They can be towed or operated in combination with a specially designed Pusher Tug.

Another new design, the Transshipment Crane Barge 6324 with a Liebherr CBG 350 crane, is also available as of now. Developed in close cooperation with Liebherr, the barge is for the transshipment of containers or dry-bulk materials. It is perfect for ship-to-shore, ship-to-barge or ship-to-quay operation and has a maximum turnover of up to 1,000 metric tons per hour.

damen.com

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen

    Photo: Damen

  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
  • Photo: Damen
Maritime Reporter August 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

ESS Lands Second Contract with Dolphin Drilling

ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group, has won a new, three-year contract, worth £10.5 million, to provide hotel and catering services to Dolphin Drilling Ltd.

Kurdish Crude Oil Tankships: End-Game Still in Doubt

After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good. Seemingly

Greek Warship Evacuates Libya Personnel

Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus,

Shipbuilding

Jinhai Heavy Industry Secures Another Invention Patent

Jinhai Heavy Industry of China has received patent rights for its large ship superstructure hoisting method after a state intellectual property review. The patent rights is for twenty years.

Korea Shipbuilder Wins US$400-M Greek Order

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., South Korea’s second-largest shipbuilder, says it has signed a contract to build 4 tankships for Maran Tankers Management,

Tuco Marine Sells First ProZero Fast Workboat

Tuco Marine Group says that it has sold its first boat shortly after the launch of ProZero, the new range of boats for the professional market. The vessel was sold

Workboats

Tuco Marine Sells First ProZero Fast Workboat

Tuco Marine Group says that it has sold its first boat shortly after the launch of ProZero, the new range of boats for the professional market. The vessel was sold

Marcon Brokers Sale of Ocean-Going Tugboat

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington, says it has sold the U.S. flag ocean-going twin screw tug "Melvin E. Lemmerhirt" to U.S. buyers on a private & confidential basis.

DNV Type Approved Anchor Winch for the Arctic Prowler

JK Fabrication has landed DNV certification for its 40-30-3000-DNV series Anchor Winch. Culminating a two-year process, JK’s C-series winch was at last awarded

News

ESS Lands Second Contract with Dolphin Drilling

ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group, has won a new, three-year contract, worth £10.5 million, to provide hotel and catering services to Dolphin Drilling Ltd.

“K” Line and Ports America Deal on Strategic Partnership

KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce that “K” Line and Ports America have agreed to form a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing

New Tolls Structure at Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority has advised that a new tolls structure will be introduced when the expanded Canal opens. The proposal the Authority plans to present

Barges

Kirby Reports Record Q2 2014

Record 2014 second quarter earnings per share of $1.31 compared with $1.11 in the 2013 second quarter, which included a $0.07 benefit due to the reduction of the United earnout liability.

VSAT Connectivity by Globecomm for Malaysia's PBJV Group

Globecomm Maritime, a leading provider of maritime communications solutions, has been awarded a contract to provide VSAT connectivity to PBJV Group's barge Kota Laksamana 101.

ATB Barge Project for Murray & Associates

Murray & Associates, LLC has been commissioned to deliver a comprehensive design package for an 185,000 BBL Chemical Tank Barge new construction project. The

Vessels

Kurdish Crude Oil Tankships: End-Game Still in Doubt

After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good. Seemingly

Scottish Sea Farms Takes New Vessel Delivery

Scottish Salmon Farms has taken delivery of its latest vessel – powered by twin Doosan V158TIH main engines supplied by WaterMota.   Designed by consultant naval

Pre-Mooring Safety Inspections at Trieste, Italy

The SIOT/TAL Terminal at Trieste has advised that the TAL Pre-Mooring Safety Inspection program will be modified from 1 September. The checks at road will affect:

 
 
Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.7160 sec (1 req/sec)