Damen buys Rotterdam yard

Damen buys Rotterdam yard

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam, one of the oldest ship repair companies in Northwest Europe having been operational since 1880.

As of yesterday the D. van de Wetering yard at the Bunschotenweg in the Eemhaven in Rotterdam ceased operations, and all activities will be transferred in the short distance to Damen Shiprepair Van Brink, in Pernis.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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