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  • 30 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines from Germany and the Netherlands will be honing their evacuation skills in the Rostock port aboard the Royal Netherlands Navy’s amphibious ship HNLMS Karel Doorman. Named ‘Schneller Adler 2018’ – which translates to Fast Eagle – the exercise starts on September 3 and will consist of port and at sea evolutions. Some 60 marines […]

  • 11 June 2018

    Royal Netherlands Navy multi-purpose amphibious ship HNLMS Karel Doorman returned to her homeport in Den Helder on June 8, concluding a two-month deployment to the NATO-led operation Sea Guardian. HNLMS Karel Doorman supported the operation with 300 people on board. In addition to the helicopter detachment and medical personnel for a fully-fledged hospital, Karel Doorman was […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German special forces have returned to training aboard the biggest ship in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s fleet after it spent almost a year undergoing engine repairs. HNLMS Karel Doorman returned to sea in April this year after completing repairs at the Den Helder base. The ship’s engine issues caused a pause in the maritime collaboration […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: 2016 Bundeswehr (German Navy) The Royal Netherlands Navy joint support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman entered Warnemünde, Germany on March 13 to train with the “Seebataillon”, the German Navy’s marine unit based in naval base Eckernförde. The Seebataillon demonstrated its capabilities on March 14 by carrying out vehicle and personnel evacuation drills as well as the boarding […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The new Royal Netherlands Navy vessel HNLMS Karel Doorman will set sail for the first time on Tuesday, July 1st at Den Helder naval port.   HNLMS Karel Doorman conducted her first sea trials on Sunday, June 22, at the Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) Vlissingen yard. On Wednesday, June 25, the vessel performed its […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Training & Education

    A magical day dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Dutch Navy’s new Joint Support Ship while docked at Damen’s Yard in Ritthem, Zeeland, as it prepares for official christening on March 8th.   The ship can be used for multiple purposes, including warship fueling and resupply, transportation of army equipment, and serving as a […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has christened HNLMS Karel Doorman (A388), a multi-function support ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy intended for amphibious operations.   The christening ceremony was held in Vlissingen, a city in the southwestern Netherlands, on March 8th. Having been christened, the 204.7m-long  vessel will proceed to sea trials in May. Majority of […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Industry news

    Following the arrival of the Royal Netherlands Navy Joint Support Ship “Karel Doorman” at Vlissingen, Alewijnse Marine Systems is now embarking on the second stage of a four year project to install the electrical systems on this exceptionally sophisticated vessel. Joint Support Ship (JSS) “Karel Doorman” departed Damen Galati Yard in Romania, on July 22nd, […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Joint Support Ship ‘HNLMS Karel Doorman’ departed Galati, Romania, on July 22nd, and headed to the last stage of construction execution in the Netherlands. It is expected that the vessel will reach Vlissingen in 3 weeks. It has been two and a half years since the keel was laid and the works on the vessel […]

  • 10 November 2017

    The Royal Netherlands Navy offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland concluded her deployment to the Dutch overseas territories in the Caribbean, returning to her homeport in Den Helder on Friday. The Holland-class vessel spent four months stationed in the region as part of a rotational Dutch Navy deployment to the Caribbean. HNLMS Zeeland’s most important mission […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Cooperation between the Royal Netherlands Navy and the German Navy will continue regardless of the damage HNLMS Karel Doorman suffered, the German Navy said. This statement comes after the Dutch defense ministry confirmed that one of two main engines on the Dutch Navy support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman broke down and needed to be replaced entirely. […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Netherlands Navy’s Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman will enter Warnemünde, Germany on March 12 to mark the start of the Dutch-German joint support ship use. The 204.7-meter ship, biggest in the Dutch Navy, will host mutual exercises between the two countries. Soldiers of both countries will take part in evacuation and boarding exercises which will take place both […]

  • 10 March 2016

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s Karel Doorman-class frigate HNLMS Van Amstel is joining NATO’s fight against people-smugglers in the Aegean Sea. The De Schelde Group-built frigate will integrate into NATO’s Standing Nato Mine Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). The ship was already at sea and is now sailing towards the deployment region. In the last days, NATO expanded the […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Navy’s Joint Logistics Support Ship Karel Doorman arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone and started unloading supplies yesterday, November 19, to help fight Ebola. The vessel delivered the much needed aid in the means of protective clothing, beds, medical equipment and other, totalling over 1,000 tons of aid supplies that the vessel brought to West Africa. JSS […]

  • 13 November 2014

    On the 9th of November, EU Naval Force Warship HNLMS Van Speijk was honored by the visit of the Commander of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Lieutenant-General Rob Verkerk. The purpose of his visit was to meet his personnel in theatre and to achieve this the General came on board for an overnight stay. Lieutenant-General Verkerk […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In collaboration with Damen Shipyards and the RNLN, Bolidt installed the decking on the Navy’s new vessel Joint Support Ship Karel Doorman. In total, about 18,000 m2 of Bolidt marine decking has been installed on the JSS Karel Doorman. The vessel is more than 204 metres long with a beam of over 30 metres. It has a displacement of 27,800 tonnes, which will make JSS […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Between 6 – 7 September, the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando took the opportunity to embark HNLMS Van Speijk and BNS Leopold I.   Both frigates recently joined the EU Naval Force to conduct EU counter-piracy operations and they will remain in the area of operations off the coast of Somalia until early […]

  • 3 December 2020

    Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, cut the first steel on the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder on December 2. The cutting is the first of sixteen batches, totaling 7500 tonnes of steel in 180 sections. The steel cutting was supposed to take place in February next year. However, DSNS has brought the […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) to deliver an energy management and electric propulsion package intended for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s new combat support ship (CSS), HNLMS Den Helder (A834).

  • 9 July 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine recently signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the installation activities, including of the military equipment, for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new combat support ship, HNLMS Den Helder.

  • 27 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have decided to join efforts in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis currently affecting their overseas territories. In order to help relieve local populations, they decided to bring a coordinated military answer in support of civilian crisis management tools. French, British and Dutch armed forces are deploying military assets […]

  • 19 February 2020

    More than a hundred mainly Dutch companies will contribute to the construction of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new combat support ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder (A834), shipbuilder Damen said. The contract was signed today in Den Helder by the Director of Defence Material Organization (DMO), Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard and Arnout Damen, […]

  • 3 April 2018

    HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Netherlands Navy’s multi-purpose amphibious ship, got underway from its Den Helder homeport on April 4 to join the NATO-led operation Sea Guardian. Karel Doorman will spend the next nine weeks patrolling the Mediterranean Sea monitoring patterns-of-life to detect suspicious activities at sea. In addition to maritime situational awareness, counter-terrorism operations […]

  • 5 October 2017

    A Dutch and a Royal Navy ship recently completed what was termed by the Royal Navy as “the easiest RAS ever”, as support vessel RFA Mounts Bay took on fuel from Dutch ship HNLMS Karel Doorman in the Caribbean. A difficult – potentially dangerous – manoeuvre it’s typically performed mid-Ocean between a Royal Fleet Auxiliary […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Instead of sending the largest ship in its fleet to a major international drill in the Baltic Sea, the Royal Dutch Navy has decided to cancel the participation and send HNLMS Karel Doorman to the Caribbean to support hurricane relief efforts. Karel Doorman was supposed to travel to the German naval base Warnemünde on September 15 to […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    HNLMS Karel Doorman, the largest ship in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy, has taken to sea again after receiving a new engine during a reparation that lasted for almost a year. The amphibious, multi-function support ship returned to the Den Helder base in April last year with a broken engine that needed to be replaced. […]