The Portuguese Navy has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for the design, construction and outfitting of a state-of-the-art Multi-Purpose Vessel. The vessel will be capable of deploying unmanned drones and helicopters. The contract was signed by Director of Ships Rear...
The Portuguese company EID S.A. and Damen have signed a Declaration of Intent, expressing their mutual intent to strengthen cooperation in the naval shipbuilding market. The initiative builds on earlier and successful cooperation in Dutch and other naval projects. In...
The Smit Salvage team has succeeded in securing a towing connection to the burning car carrier Felicity Ace. The vessel is now being towed by Boskalis’ anchor handling tug supply and firefighting vessel Bear to a safe area off the Azores. So far, the vessel has...
The car carrier Felicity Ace remains on fire and driftimg south of the Azores Islands in the Atlantic. MOL reports today that white smoke from the vessel is still visible, but has reduced compared to the past few days. According to the Portuguese Navy, a salvage team...
A Smit Salvage team has arrived at the burning car carrier Felicity Ace on board a local patrol boat, reports MOL Ship Management. Two large tugs, including the Dutch Alp Guard, and a third salvage craft will be deployed to fight the fire, which is hard to fight due...
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