Rudder and steering systems specialist Damen Marine Components (DMC) launched the new and improved Optima nozzle at Europort 2023 in Rotterdam last week. The optimised design provides over three per cent extra thrust with the same engine power. The original Optima was...
Damen Marine Components has received the order to design, engineer and produce eight rudders for the four F126 frigates that Damen Naval is building for the German navy. Each vessel will be equipped with two rudders, developed to withstand extreme shocks and to...
Dutch Damen Marine Components (DMC) has won its first multi-vessel order in the USA. Four packages, each comprised of steering gear and rudders, five winches and two towing pin systems, will be supplied to US shipbuilder C&C Marine & Repair for four new-build...
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been awarded the contract for Optima nozzles, plug-and-play Piston-type steering gear and TIMON flap rudders for four coasters being built by Thecla Bodewes Shipyards (TB Shipyards). What is special is that the steering gear will be...
Damen Marine Components (DMC) will supply rudders and steering gear systems for the future French Navy Logistic Support Ships of the “Jacques Chevallier” class. The contract for this was signed with shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique. For each ship, DMC will supply...
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