Damen to Set Up Caribbean Outpost

first_img此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 My location zoom Dutch shipbuilding and ship repair specialist Damen Shipyards and Nederex have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Curaҫao Ports Authority (CPA) to offer ship repair and maritime services on this Caribbean island.Last year CPA and Nederex signed a concession agreement with regard to the activities of Nederex within the St. Anna Bay, from an area which is managed by CPA.Damen will offer its ship repair and marine services from Curacao and will work together with Nederex to exploit the concession granted by CPA to Nederex.“It is our intention to have our own floating dock for maintenance and repairs for Damen customers here in the region,” Jaap de Lange, Damen Services Director, said.“We hope to be ready for our first customer at the end of this year or early 2016.”Albert Zwueste, the COO of CPA, said that a working group is already in place to work out the technical aspects, including obtaining the necessary permits for the activities surrounding this project.center_img Print  Closelast_img read more

French officials hold talks with military chiefs in Colombo

Commander Loic Bizot, Deputy Defense and Naval Attaché for India and Defense Attaché (non resident) for Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Maldives with Mrs Isabelle Miscot, Deputy Head of Mission of the French Embassy in Colombo had talks with Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters today.The army media unit said that the French officials and the army chief exchanged views on matters of bilateral interest and importance between both Sri Lanka and France. The Ambassador was awarded with a Guard of Honour on his arrival. He was accompanied by Commander Loic Bizot.They held cordial discussions on matters of mutual interests and bilateral importance. Mementos were also exchanged to mark the occasion. (Colombo Gazette) Earlier in the day the French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Jean-Marin Schub called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo. The brief meeting culminated with exchange of symbolic mementos. read more