Damen Shiprepair Brest contracted for high-quality trio of Scandinavian tankers
After the successful execution of the contracts on the Bonny Gas Transport ‘LNG SOKOTO’ and the LNG carrier ‘Lalla Fatma N’Soumer’, Damen Shiprepair Brest has contracted three new dry docking operations. The Finnish Suezmax Tanker ‘Alfa Brittania’, the Norwegian Suezmax Tanker ‘Erviken’ and the Swedish VLCC ‘Stena Perros’ will docking early/mid November 2012. On top of this, the re-engining of the French Navy Support Vessel ‘MV Langevin’ as well as technical works on the ‘Bourbon Enterprise’ are contracted.
Jos Goris, Managing Director of Damen Shiprepair Brest, says: ‘It is very good news that the trust of the international shipping community in the capacities and capabilities of Damen Shiprepair Brest is rapidly increasing. Our highly motivated workforce and the continuous enforcement, throughout the ranks, on high quality under secure conditions, is highly appreciated by our customers. Having five vessels simultaneously on our docks 1,2 and 3, as well as alongside the quays also reflects our commitment to the maritime community in Brest’.
Damen Shiprepair Brest
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. The shipyard offers a broad range of services for any vessel type, including LNG tankers, oil tankers, semi-submersibles, shuttle tankers, FPSO’s, offshore construction vessels, jack-up rigs, ro-ro vessels and ferries. The highly skilled workforce is particularly well-known for its LNG tanker expertise.
Please see Damen Shipyards Group company electronic office
Damen Shipyards Group operates 32 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 180 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.
Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology.
Company press releases