Damen moves ahead in repair

17 Sep 2014

Damen Shipyards joint venture partner, Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), has signed a diving service agreement with Danish product tanker carrier TORM to undertake repair work in the UAE, at this year’s SMM exhibition in Hamburg.

The diving services will be handled from AME’s facilities in Fujairah and will include full hull cleanings and propeller polishing for the carrier.

Marcel van de Kreke, AME, said: “This agreement is a sign that reputed companies like TORM, a leading global player within the tanker segment, find confidence in our professional services.”

AME provides a complete package of professional ship repairs, shipbuilding, diving services and offshore rig repairs and conversions.

Meanwhile, Damen has also announced that its latest addition to its shiprepair portfolio, Arno Dunkerque yard, has just been renamed to better integrate with the Damen portfolio.

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque has two dry docks, one floating dock and three repair berths. It’s well known for the wide range of commercial vessels its worked on including ferries, dredgers, support vessels and tankers.

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