Construction to Start on New Damen Vinashin Shipyard

Friday, August 27, 2010
Photo courtesy Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

On 19 August 2010 the signing ceremony for the start of construction of the new shipbuilding facility of Damen Vinashin Shipyard in Haiphong, Vietnam took place in the head offices of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in Hanoi.

Nguyen Duy Hung, Vice Operations Director of Song Cam Shipyard signed together with Erik van der Noordaa, Chief Operations Officer of the Damen Shipyards Group in The Netherlands. Song Cam Shipyard has been allocated by Vinashin to act as the local partner in the construction and operation of the new shipyard which is a joint venture between Vinashin and Damen. Completion of the first phase of the project is planned for February 2012. In the first phase the shipyard will concentrate on the outfitting, under cover, of hulls built by Song Cam Shipyard. Capacity is approximately twelve vessels per year, all current orders are for export.

Facilities in the first phase include a Syncrolift of 2500 ton capacity, an outfitting hall of 80 metre by 40 metre and various workshops and offices. In the second phase of the five year plan the capacity will be increased to maximum 30 tugs, workboats and high speed craft per year in a dedicated outfitting hall of 160 metre by 150 metre. Sufficient room is available on the 42 hectare site for the construction of hulls as well as for sub-contractors and suppliers in the final phase of the five year plan.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Meyer Turku Lays Keel of Tallink’s LNG Ferry

The keel of the Tallink’s new LNG-powered fast ferry Megastar was laid at the Meyer Turku shipyard   The hull assembly of Tallink’s new fast ferry Megastar started

Pentagon: Cut in LCS Ship Program 'Not an Indictment'

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said the Pentagon's plan to truncate the Littoral Combat Ship program at 40 ships instead of 52 reflected budget pressures

New Multipurpose Tractor Tugs from OSD

Netherlands-based OSD (Offshore Ship Designers) has designed a new series of tractor tugs which can be used for a range of functions, including escort operations,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.0725 sec (14 req/sec)