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Site visit

Tuesday, 24th April - day before conference


08:45 Registration at the reception of Novotel Amsterdam City hotel

09:00 Departure of the bus

09:30 Site visit at DSA - presentation by Operations Manager and HSEQ Manager, site tour, coffee break

11:30 End of the site visit and return to the hotel

12:15 Lunch at Novotel Amsterdam City hotel for site visit participants


* The site visit capacity is limited to 50 participants.



Damen Shipyards Group operates 36 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,500 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers around 175 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology.

Damen offers a wide range of products, including tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and superyachts.

For nearly all vessel types Damen offers a broad range of services, including maintenance, spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of (shipbuilding) know-how. Damen also offers a variety of marine components, such as nozzles, rudders, winches, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has a worldwide network of eighteen repair and conversion yards of which twelve are located in North West Europe. Facilities at the yards include more than 50 floating (and covered) drydocks, including the longest, 420 x 80 metres, and the widest, 405 x 90 metres, as well as slopes, ship lifts and indoor halls. Projects range from the smallest simple repairs through Class’ maintenance to complex refits and the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC completes around 1,300 repair and maintenance jobs annually, both at yards as well as in ports and during voyage.

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion is known for quick and high quality repairs of components made from steel and other materials, conversions and dockings, as well as its highly experienced workforce. The combination of these facilities and our decades of experience offer the perfect one-stop-shop solution for every project. Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam specializes in the repair, maintenance, conversion and outfitting of all types of offshore vessels, jack-up platforms, sea & river cruises, deep-sea trawlers and chemical product tankers. Going the Extra Yard!

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