On April 11, 2012, Director André Hollander and Sales Manager Theo Kloosterman announced
the first shiprepair order of Damen Shiprepair Brest (France
) by sounding the bell in the traditional way. It is the first vessel is booked under the new management and comes in the second week after the acquisition of the former Sobrena Yard in Brest by the Damen Shipyards Group
. The order was granted by the French offshore and subsea service provider Bourbon Offshore Surf
, specialized in Subsea Umbilicals Risers Flowlines (SURF) services and concerns the docking of the Alcyon, one of Bourbon’s Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels.
Damen Shiprepair Brest is a well-established repair yard with modern facilities. It has three graven dry-docks and sufficient repair berths. The biggest dry-dock measures 420 x 80 meters and is one of the biggest in Europe
, allowing the yard to accommodate almost any ship in the world.