DAMEN sells New Frontiers


Dutch shipyard DAMEN has sold its 55 metre New Frontiers support vessel.

This is the latest vessel from DAMEN’s Yacht Support range and stands out as being first delivered vessel from the range to include luxury owner and guest accommodation as well as standard shadow vessel features.

The yacht first debuted at the Monanco Yacht show this year and features a helipad on the stern that supports a maximum take off weight of 3,700kg, tender storage, and a deck crane that can lift up to 12 tonnes.

New Frontiers ha three suites and extra accommodation for four staff and can hold up to 20 staff and crew. It has a maximum range of 5,000 nautical miles and a top speed of 20 knots.

Next Step

DAMEN is now building its sixth 55 metre support vessel scheduled for delivery in summer 2018.

The new 55 metre vessel, built of the same Sea Axe base as New Frontiers, looks to offer greater storage capacity for watersports.


Length overall: 55.30 metres
Beam overall: 9.00 metres
Draught (full load): 3.20 metres
Gross Tonnage: 496
Naval architecture: DAMEN
Speed (maximum): 20 knots
Range @ 16 knots: 5,000 nautical miles
Staff/crew: 20