Damen opens Song Cam shipyard in Vietnam

Offshore staff

GORINCHEM, the Netherlands – Damen Shipyard Group has held the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its Damen Song Cam shipyard. The yard is Damen’s first formal joint-venture yard in Vietnam.

With direct access to open sea, the new yard is based on a 43-hectare site, of which 500 m (1,640 ft) is directly alongside the River Cam. The yard has a 120 m long x 85 m (394 ft x 279 ft) wide outfitting hall, plus extensive paint and carpentry workshops.

The shipbuilding hall is a dedicated outfitting hall, with three overhead cranes of 25 metric tonnes (27.5 tons) each over every bay.

By the end of 2014, Damen said it will have formed a joint venture with the newly merged company Song Cam/Ben Kien, as well as with Ha Long.

3/24/14

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...