Watch: Damen Shiprepair Curaçao Commissions Both Floating Docks

On the 22nd of November Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) commissioned its floating D-dock. Following the mooring of D-dock to her moorings on Friday, November 16th, final tests were carried out and D-dock was submerged onto the equalised seabed, ready for the first visiting vessel the Jara.

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Image Credits: damen.com

The vessel is a Damen ASD Tug 3110 (L 30.82m x W 9.40m x D 4.08m) owned by Citgo Aruba.

The commissioning of the D-dock is another historic milestone for DSCu and one that the yard is extremely proud of. Only recently, on the 2nd of November, DSCu commissioned its Panamax C-dock, measuring 230 x 45 metres.

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Image Credits: damen.com

Both C and D docks arrived jointly at the Caribbean island of Curaçao on 30th April, 2018 and are part of a wider investment programme at DSCu, following its takeover by Damen in 2017.

Image Credits: damen.com

The yard now has four drydocks, two graving and two floating docks. This offers more possibilities and flexibility for the maintenance and repair work of ships.

Reference: damen.com
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