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  • 13 August 2010

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has awarded OptiMarin a major contract for the delivery of two sets of OptiMarin Ballast System (OBS) for supply-class HrMS Amsterdam, a multi-purpose supply ship transporting fuel, ammunition and supplies. “We have to ensure, by adoption of appropriate measures not impairing operations or operational capabilities of warships owned or operated by […]

  • 11 July 2014

    Heavylift vessel Happy Dragon of BigLift Shipping had a close encounter last month with the Royal Dutch Navy command frigate HNLMS Evertsen in the Gulf of Aden. Marines boarded the freight ship to free the crew from ‘pirates’ in a special drill. Taking part in NATO operation Ocean Shield, HNLMS Evertsen patrols the Indian Ocean […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    By the end of last year, Damen Shipyards Galati together with their traditional partner, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding from The Netherlands, signed the letter of intention for building a joint logistic support ship, for Royal Netherlands Navy. A few days ago, on 23-rd of November 2011, the contract has been signed. Being one of the […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert ceremonially named the Karel Doorman, the new Joint Support Ship for the Royal Netherlands Navy, on Saturday, March 8th. The ceremony took place in Vlissingen at the shipyard operated by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding. With a length of 204.7 metres, the Karel Doorman is the biggest ship in the Dutch […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Defence Material Organisation of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of five Harbour and Seagoing tugs. The contract has been made in cooperation with its Swedish counterpart: Swedish Försvarets Materielverk (FMV). Responding to current and future developments in emission reduction and environmentally friendly shipping, the RNLN has […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Technology

    Saab Seaeye has received an order from the Dutch Defence Material Organisation (DMO) for deliveries of the Sea Wasp underwater vehicle. The Sea Wasp systems will carry out operations for the Dutch Navy. With a base weight of only 75 kg, Sea Wasp is a small and flexible ROV which can be used for a […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    On Monday 13 May 2013 the Life Extension Program (LEP) for Walrus class submarines has officially started. During a meeting at the location of the Royal Dutch Navy in Den Helder (the Netherlands), commodore Hans Lodder and Sytze Voulon of Imtech signed the execution order. This order is a follow up of an engineering project […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    On April 17th, a boarding team of HMS Evertsen of the Dutch Navy boarded BigLift’s Happy Dragon in an anti-piracy drill. The drill took place in the Gulf of Aden. HMS Evertsen and Happy Dragon met out at sea to practice a so-called boarding operation. Happy Dragon assumed the part of a captured vessel, whereby […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Research & Development

    The Dutch navy says it has discovered the sunken wreck of a German World War I submarine off the island of Terschelling and will designate… (theolympian) [mappress] Source: theolympian ,March 16, 2011;      

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    On January 10, 2012 VideoRay LLC of Phoenixville, PA, along with Dutch partner Nautikaris BV of Ijmuiden, Netherlands, completed the site acceptance test of four VideoRay Pro 4 submersible systems with spare parts, accessories, and custom modifications. Training for operators and repair personnel will be completed during January. The highly competitive contract was awarded to […]

  • 23 June 2011

    In 2011, the composite propeller as developed and manufactured by Airborne, has been installed underneath a mine hunter of the Royal Dutch Navy for validation tests. The initial test was to verify that the propeller could withstand the loads in all operational conditions, including the most severe load case of full force forward to full […]

  • 25 August 2014

    This year the Holland Pavilion at SMM will be the largest ever. The first official pavilion of Netherlands Maritime Technology breaks records by hosting 52 companies and expanding 1,000 m2 of the exhibition space in hall B7 of the Hamburg Messe. Also elsewhere on the trade show floor and in the port of Hamburg, the Netherlands […]

  • 25 August 2014

    This year the Holland Pavilion at SMM will be the largest ever. The first official pavilion of Netherlands Maritime Technology breaks records by hosting 52 companies and expanding 1,000 m2 of the exhibition space in hall B7 of the Hamburg Messe. Also elsewhere on the trade show floor and in the port of Hamburg, the Netherlands […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Damen Shipyards Den Helder (DSDH) and the Netherlands’ Defense Material Organization (DMO) procurement agency have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery of a prototype Expeditionary Survey Boat (ESB). The craft will be optimized for rapid environmental assessments and hydrographic surveys in harbours, river mouths, shallow waters, coastal areas and shipping channels. The […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 CARIS’ former colleague, Björn van Vliet, took over command of the Royal Netherlands Navy hydrographic vessel Zr. Ms. Luymes. Having already worked for the Dutch Navy for 13 years, Björn started working at CARIS BV in June 2007 where he proved to be a very good colleague with excellent knowledge […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Defence Material Organisation of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of five Harbour and Seagoing tugs.  The contract has been made in cooperation with its Swedish counterpart: Swedish Försvarets Materielverk (FMV). Responding to current and future developments in emission reduction and environmentally friendly shipping, the RNLN has […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish company Svitzer with its salvage headquarters based in The Netherlands, reports it has been awarded the contract for the removal of oil from the car carrier Baltic Ace. The 2007 built vessel sank in the North Sea following a collision with a container vessel on December 5. Five crew members of the Baltic Ace […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Port of Den Helder is getting a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of April 2016, namely Jacoba Bolderheij. For the past five years, Bolderheij operated as commercial manager of SOHAR Port & Freezone in Oman, a joint venture of the Oman administration and Port of Rotterdam. “I look forward to working for Port of […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, 2 October 2013 eleven pirates were convicted in the Seychelles Supreme Court of committing acts of piracy and operating a pirate vessel between 7 – 11 May 2012. Their sentences ranged from 18 months to 16 years. The pirates had been apprehended by the Royal Netherlands Navy frigate, HNLMS Van Amstel, on 11 […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      KONGSBERG has signed a contract for supply of new Passive Sonar Processing Systems (PSPS) as part of the Sonar Suite Modification Project for the four Walrus class submarines of the Dutch Navy. The contract was made between the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and KONGSBERG, represented by the Naval Systems & Surveillance division. The […]

  • 20 August 2015

    Ships of all types and sizes are taking to the North Sea Canal to join the celebration of the ninth edition of the SAIL Amsterdam event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Since its first edition in 1975, SAIL Amsterdam has grown to become the largest public event in the Netherlands and the largest free nautical event in the […]

  • 20 August 2015

    Ships of all types and sizes are taking to the North Sea Canal to join the celebration of the ninth edition of the SAIL Amsterdam event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Since its first edition in 1975, SAIL Amsterdam has grown to become the largest public event in the Netherlands and the largest free nautical event in the […]