The prestigious F126 project reached a major milestone on 5 December: Damen Naval cut the first steel for the new multi-purpose frigates for the German navy. It marks the official start of the construction phase of the largest shipbuilding project in the history of...
The F126 frigates are one of the largest procurement projects in the history of the German navy and represent a unique and challenging project. As Dutch shipbuilder Damen won the project, we sat down with Damen Naval’s project director Frank Verhelst to find out...
Damen Naval has signed contracts with various industry players to supply systems for the four new F126 frigates for the German Navy. The latest in line is MAN Energy Solutions, which will supply the propulsion diesel engines. The frigates boast a top speed of over 26...
In 2020, the German navy signed a contract for four F126 frigates and an option for two more with Damen Shipyards. The war in Ukraine will now likely see Germany make use of that option, meaning a multi-billion-euro order is once again headed for Damen. Dutch...
The luxury yacht Dilbar, moored in the port of Hamburg, has been detained because of the EU sanctions against Russia. The 156-metre yacht is one of the largest in the world and the asset was finally frozen after the German Federal Police succeeded in determining the...
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