Damen News Archive

  • 60-metre AMELS 200 Superyacht Sold November 05 2019

    60-metre AMELS 200 Superyacht Sold

    In the most recent flurry of exciting news from the seemingly
    unstoppable Dutch shipbuilding group, AMELS and DAMEN have
    announced the recent sale of a 60-metre AMELS 200 superyacht from..

  • DAMEN Launches First 62m SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht November 01 2019

    DAMEN Launches First 62m SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

    After a long summer of absence, show season is now well and truly
    underway, and with it we begin to welcome news of the latest new
    launches from some of the world’s biggest yards. This week,..

  • Best of the Best: The Annual MYS Awards Gala 2019 September 17 2019

    Best of the Best: The Annual MYS Awards Gala 2019

    On the eve of the Monaco Yacht Show takes place the annual MYS
    Inaugural Gala, a glamorous affair of champagne, canapes and the
    creme de la creme of the yachting world. The jury have cast their..

  • Joy Rider Launched: Damen’s First 46M Yacht Support July 11 2019

    Joy Rider Launched: Damen’s First 46M Yacht Support

    Last week Damen’s Gorinchem shipyard in South Holland saw the
    launch of its first 46-metre YS 4508 yacht support vessel, named
    Joy Rider.

  • Editor's Note: Global Superyacht Fleet Grows July 10 2019

    Editor's Note: Global Superyacht Fleet Grows

    If further proof was needed that the superyacht industry is
    showing no signs of slowing evidence can certainly be found in
    this week’s newsletter. Kicking off a week of intense yachting..

  • Damen Launches 77m Explorer Giant La Datcha June 05 2019

    Damen Launches 77m Explorer Giant La Datcha

    This week brought some big news from Damen: the Dutch yacht
    builder have launched 77m La Datcha SeaXplorer at an event held
    in Galati.

  • Burgess Sells Damen 55.5m Yacht Support Vessel December 11 2018

    Burgess Sells Damen 55.5m Yacht Support Vessel

    Burgess has this week announced the recent sale of a new 55.5m
    support vessel, YS 5009, from Damen's range of Yacht Support
    vessels. The new vessel is currently under construction and due..

  • Montenegro Sign Contract for Redevelopment of Bijela Shipyard December 06 2018

    Montenegro Sign Contract for Redevelopment of Bijela..

    Damen, Adriatic Marinas and the Montenegrin Government have have
    signed a contract for the redevelopment of the Bijela Shipyard in
    Boka Bay, Montenegro. The consortium plan to redevelop the site..

  • Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow September 06 2018

    Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow

    Over the last few years, the market has been presented with a
    number of ideas that make use of the area immediately behind the
    bow. More than this, it is an area that makes crew operations..

  • Damen lays keel for 77-metre SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht August 02 2018

    Damen lays keel for 77-metre SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

    Last week, Dutch yacht builders Damen marked a milestone in the
    construction of the SeaXplorer 77, an expedition superyacht, at a
    keel laying ceremony at its Galati shipyard facility. The Damen..

  • Damen Launch its First SeaXplorer July 10 2018

    Damen Launch its First SeaXplorer

    Damen has launched its 65-metre SeaXplorer, the first model in
    the SeaXplorer range, with models available from 55 metres up to
    100 metres.

  • Be Game Ready with DAMEN's Latest Support Vessel March 13 2018

    Be Game Ready with DAMEN's Latest Support Vessel

    When DAMEN’s Sea Axe range came to light back in 2015, the
    industry marvelled at a necessity they didn’t know they needed.
    As effective as its name suggests, the line was quite literally..

  • Miami Fleet in Focus: Keeping Up With Gene Machine February 08 2018

    Miami Fleet in Focus: Keeping Up With Gene Machine

    An aficionado of exploration, Gene Machine’s Captain, crew and
    owner have taken her 55-metres to places many of this size only
    dream to venture. Making an appearance this month at her first..

  • Discussing the Rise of the Support Yacht with Imperial February 01 2018

    Discussing the Rise of the Support Yacht with Imperial

    The world is getting smaller, and as the notion of experience
    becomes a focal pursuit of today’s superyacht owner, the
    solutions to cruising the world in new and interesting ways are..

  • DAMEN Superyacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold January 11 2018

    DAMEN Superyacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold

    DAMEN’s fourth Support Vessel sold in the 70-metre market, the
    signing of Game Changer proves the rule that demand for adventure
    yachting and exploration solutions is not only established, but..

  • Master of the Blue: Support Vessel New Frontiers Sold January 02 2018

    Master of the Blue: Support Vessel New Frontiers Sold

    Following on from the hive of activity that is the Fort
    Lauderdale Boat Show (Oct 2017), DAMEN recently announced the
    sale of the 55-metre Support Range, New Frontiers; proving an..

  • Support Vessel 6711 and the Age of Adventure October 23 2017

    Support Vessel 6711 and the Age of Adventure

    As the shift towards discovery becomes synonymous with the
    superyacht world, evidenced by the surge of Explorer Yachts
    taking precedence, Support Vessel companions couldn’t be more..

  • MYS: DAMEN & EYOS on Exploring New Territories September 27 2017

    MYS: DAMEN & EYOS on Exploring New Territories

    Marking an exciting new age for Explorer Yachts, Victor Caminada
    Marketing manager for Amels, Damen Shipyard Group and Rob
    McCallum a Founding Partner of EYOS Expeditions, share their..

  • AMELS & DAMEN: Four Global Debuts at the MYS 2017 September 04 2017

    AMELS & DAMEN: Four Global Debuts at the MYS 2017

    With an exciting order book of superyachts and explorers under
    construction, AMELS & DAMEN have offered up an insight into their
    four global debuts set to showcase at the Monaco Yacht Show this..

  • The Next Great Adventure: DAMEN SeaXplorer 75 Sold August 15 2017

    The Next Great Adventure: DAMEN SeaXplorer 75 Sold

    The SeaXplorer came to the fore in 2015 and blew the explorer
    market wide open. It’s progressive design, aggressive styling and
    complete autonomy provided everything from contemporary cool to..

  •  Damen's New Frontiers: A Support Vessel for Discovery July 18 2017

    Damen's New Frontiers: A Support Vessel for Discovery

    As a niche leader of luxury support vessels, Damen's latest
    55.30-metre launch of New Frontiers will showcase its newest
    member of the Yacht Support range at this years MYS. Striking a..

  • A Game Changer: On Board A Support Vessel in London May 16 2017

    A Game Changer: On Board A Support Vessel in London

    It’s not a sight often witnessed in London; a large, intimidating
    support vessel packed to the rafters with toys and potential for
    owners looking to explore the world in style. Sat effortlessly on..

  • Game Changer: Superyacht Support Vessel Launched February 23 2017

    Game Changer: Superyacht Support Vessel Launched

    Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN has launched the 70-metre (227 ft) shadow
    vessel Game Changer, its latest Yacht Support vessel built for
    adventure.

  • The New Projects of 2016 Set to Shape the Future December 29 2016

    The New Projects of 2016 Set to Shape the Future

    A number of new construction projects were signed this year,
    bringing an exciting new future fleet of cutting-edge yachts to
    yards around the world. We take a closer look at just some of the..