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  • 11 October 2019

    Maersk Tankers is nearing the completion of its MR fleet renewal program.

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    After being delayed for 100 days off the coast of Venezuela due to unresolved payment issues, the 2013-built tanker Sonangol Cabinda finally finished discharging its cargo on Monday at Curacao’s Bullen Bay terminal, according to Reuters. The 157,748 dwt ship arrived at the Curacao terminal in June, however, the vessel was not granted the approval to […]

  • 11 March 2011

    SeaVsat, a leader in wireless communication via the Vsat satellite system, opens a new head-office on the carribean Island of Curacao. The new head-office at the Dutch overseas Island will be used to deliver service and support to the increasing number of offshore customers in the Carribean. SeaVsat is specialized in high-speed wireless broadband connections […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 22 July 2016

    Curacao’s Refineria di Kòrsou (RdK) recently issued a request for proposals to build an LNG import and transshipment terminal to displace heavy resid fuel oil at the Caribbean island’s refinery and power plants.

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Damen’s two floating dry docks have arrived in Curaçao after sailing 5,000 miles on board Xin Guang Hua.

  • 23 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    C&W Networks, a division of Cable & Wireless Communications, has signed an agreement with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, to complete an upgrade to the ECLink, a cable system linking Trinidad and Curacao. ECLink is the latest regional system within C&W Networks’ 48,000 km of subsea fiber to receive an upgrade to its capacity using […]

  • 21 December 2006

    On the sunny island Curacao the last two vessels out of a contract of nine were named and handed over to Oldendorff for their transshipper project in Guyana. The naming took place on the 17th of December in Caracas bay and had a typical Caribbean, relaxed and informal character.

  • 20 April 2010

    On Friday 26 March 2010, a contract for 2 Damen ASD Tugs 2810 has been signed between Mr. R.J. Lopez Ramirez (Managing Director CPA/CPT) and Mr. René H. Berkvens (Chief Executive Officer Damen Shipyards Group). The signing ceremony was witnessed by Mrs. Alexis Daou (Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CPA/CPT). After delivery of the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilding and ship repair specialist Damen Shipyards and Nederex have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Curaҫao Ports Authority (CPA) to offer ship repair and maritime services on this Caribbean island. Last year CPA and Nederex signed a concession agreement with regard to the activities of Nederex within the St. Anna Bay, from an area which is […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Research & Development

    SINN Power has recently visited the Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curacao to explore the potential of wave energy development, as part of the Energy Export Initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). SINN Power CEO, Dr. Philipp Sinn, and head of Sales Johannes Stuck visited the Caribbean islands and presented its products […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over the management of the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij (CDM) as of February 1st, 2017, some five months after Damen Shipyards Group and the government of Curaçao agreed on the transaction. The company said that the yard, located on the route to the Panama Canal, will continue its activities under […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, part of Dutch-based construction-services company Royal BAM Group has won the USD 29 mn contract to design and construct a new mega cruise pier in Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island. The project forms part of the total development of USD 43 million being realised by Curaçao Ports Authority as it aims to facilitate further cruise tourism growth. The new […]

  • 20 April 2015

    The image shows the U.S. Coast Guard crews escorting the 674-foot Curacao-flagged semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin to its anchorage location in Port Angeles, Wash., on April 17th, 2015. The ship is designed to transport very large semi-submersible drilling rigs above the transport ship’s deck, and is equipped with 38 cabins to accommodate 60 […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Helix Well Ops’ new intervention semi-submersible, the Q5000, has set sail from Singapore yesterday, May 11, 2015, on its journey of over 13,000 miles to the Gulf of Mexico.  Helix took delivery of the vessel from Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard on May 5, 2015. Stopping at Mauritius, Namibia and Curacao en route, the vessel will arrive […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) renewed its agreement with Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Van Oord) on Friday, 24 April, 2015. The renewed agreement is a modernized version of the previous one, which reflects the responsible manner in which CPA is managing commercial developments within the Ports of Curaçao. Van Oord has operated a regional […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the last month Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems. The results of the auditing processes have been successful: firstly, in the Netherlands, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam and Niron Staal received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. And secondly, […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Panamax-class dock is one of two floating docks that arrived at the Caribbean island of Curaçao in April.

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Dutch developer Bluerise has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the next stage of its ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) developments.

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The installation of the new submarine fibre optic cable system from Montserrat, to the Branching Unit between Guadeloupe and Antigua, has been completed.  The marine installation operations started following the arrival of the cable laying ship, the ‘IT Intrepid’. According to project manager, Denzil West, the CS IT Intrepid completed the laying of the cable […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Blue Marlin, a Curacao-flagged heavy-lift vessel carrying the Polar Pioneer drilling rig, has arrived to its anchorage location in Port Angeles Bay, in Washington, on April 17, 2015.  The U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Clallam County and City of Port Angeles boatcrews were present during the arrival of the vessel. The 217 meters long […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group and the government of Curaçao signed a concession agreement for the future operation of the current Curaçao Drydock Company on September 9. Under the agreement, Damen will establish a new company on Curaçao under the name Damen Shiprepair Curaçao and bring in extra capacity in the shape of a floating dock. The operations […]