DISCOVER Magazine #7

Propulsion specialists

Published in category: Components

Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V., which joined the Damen Shipyards Group in 2013, has been a specialist in maritime manoeuvring and propulsion efficiency for more than 50 years and has established a leading position in the sector. Renowned for quality, safety, innovation and service, the company operates in the global marine market, covering the inland waterways, short sea, deep sea, offshore and yacht building sectors.

Van der Velden rudders and steering gear are recognized as being state-of-the-art. Reliability, ease of maintenance, safety and a long lifespan are key drivers throughout the design, manufacturing and installation processes. Customers and yards alike benefit from an easy to install and integrated solution, a unified overall design and one project coordinator for the manoeuvring system. The Dutch company has an exclusive worldwide 24/7 service network. With a variety of professional services Van der Velden keeps your manoeuvring system in excellent condition.

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