7th LNG Carrier booking for Damen Shiprepair Brest
Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received her seventh LNG booking for the drydocking, maintenance and repair of the LNG carrier ‘Bachir Chihani’. The Hyproc Shipping owned and managed vessel will arrive at November 25th.
Jos Goris (photo), managing director of Damen Shiprepair Brest, says: “We are very pleased with this order, since it ensures the continuation of our LNG activities with our highly appreciated client, Hyproc Shipping.”
Mr Goris continues: “The yard’s workforce has shown their LNG skills and experience previously in executing secure works on LNG contracts. Clearly, our quality efforts, resulting in the LRQA ISO 9001:2008 certificate, and all other measures taken in order to improve our efficiency, have resulted in acquiring these contracts in a fierce competitive environment. Our client may be assured that Damen Shiprepair Brest will fulfill its contractual obligations with vigor and determination.”
The work scope on the Bachir Chihani is extensive and reaches close to 30,000 man-hours. The vessel is expected to stay close to a month in drydock nr 3.
Damen Shiprepair Brest
DSB is a well-established repair yard with modern facilities. The yard employs over 200 staff and has three graven dry docks and sufficient repair berths. The biggest dry dock measures 420 x 80 metres 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, RoRo vessels and ferries. The highly skilled workforce is particularly well-known for its LNG tanker expertise.
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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.
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