DISCOVER Magazine #7

Vessels by Damen Shipyards Cape Town

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Shoalbuster 3009S

A Shoalbuster 3009S (Shallow Draught) is being built for Smit Amandla Marine for offshore supply and vessel assistance operations to a long standing client.

CSD 500

Several Cutter Suction Dredgers were built at DSCT. The yard keeps a limited number of dredgers and DOP Pumps on stock in order to guarantee fast delivery to clients. The CSD 500 type is very popular amongst African customers, especially in Nigeria. Damen dredgers are ease to maintain, modular and can be mounted on trucks for transport over land to any land-locked destination.

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Pilot Cutter 2706

Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) built three Pilot Cutters for TNPA. The vessels were built at DSCT to meet the specific requirements of TNPA’s fleet. Two vessels operate from Cape Town and the third one from Saldanha Bay.

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ATD 2909

Two 29m Azimuth Tractor Drive tugs are being built for Project Canter, a South Africa Navy project. With a minimum of 40 tonnes BP, they will be used at Naval Base Simon’s Town after delivery in Q4 2015.

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FCS 5009 Patrol

The FCS 5009 Patrol is based on the patented Damen Sea Axe bow, a hull shape decreasing slamming up to 70%, amongst other innovations. At Damen Shipyards Cape Town, a particular ‘heavy’ version is built, fitted for three Reutech guns (1x 20mm Super Sea Rogue, 2x 12.7mm Sea Rogue), allowing for serious offshore patrol duties. The FCS 5009 Patrol and its sister-types (Stan Patrol 5009, SPa 5509 and Spa 3307), are already in service in countries as diverse as Cabo Verde, Italy, Kenya and Nigeria.

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Stan Tug 2006

The Damen Stan Tug 2006 Crested Tern was delivered to the TNPA (Transnet National Port Authority), which operates it in Saldanha Bay as a harbour tug and workboat for the increasing traffic in this expanding industrial port.

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