Samskip announce that the company has taken ownership control over two newly built Damen 800 container vessels. The vessels, “Samskip Innovator” and “Samskip Endeavour”, are already completed and will enter the Samskip vessel network shortly.
About Samskip Holding BV
Samskip is one of the largest container transport companies in Europe, offering multimodal container logistics and extensive container services to and from Iceland and the Faroe Islands, along with refrigerated cargo logistics and international forwarding around the world.
Samskip employs about 1,000 people working in more than 20 countries world wide.
About Damen Shipyards Group
Damen Shipyards Group consists of 30 operating companies worldwide. The group originates from a single shipyard founded in Holland in 1927 and is active in ship newbuilding and repair as well as marine services. With an annual turnover of approximately 1 billion euro, Damen is the largest shipbuilding group in The Netherlands and one of the leading builders of workboats and fast craft worldwide.
Damen focuses on construction of standardised proven designs and ongoing product development, offering our clients advantages such as optimized performances and reliability, short delivery times and low operational costs. Available designs include both commercial and military vessels, ranging from tugs, workboats, dredgers, buoy laying and offshore vessels, to cargo vessels, fast ferries, patrol boats, crew boats and other fast craft.
Source: Samskip, March 14,2011; Image: Damen