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Damen Shipyards Group operates 36 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,500 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 175 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

 

Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology.

Damen offers a wide range of products, including tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and superyachts.

For nearly all vessel types Damen offers a broad range of services, including maintenance, spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of (shipbuilding) know-how. Damen also offers a variety of marine components, such as nozzles, rudders, winches, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has a worldwide network of eighteen repair and conversion yards of which twelve are located in North West Europe. Facilities at the yards include more than 50 floating (and covered) drydocks, including the longest, 420 x 80 metres, and the widest, 405 x 90 metres, as well as slopes, ship lifts and indoor halls. Projects range from the smallest simple repairs through Class’ maintenance to complex refits and the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC completes around 1,300 repair and maintenance jobs annually, both at yards as well as in ports and during voyage.

  • Discover who we are

    At Damen, it's all about ships - it's what we do, it's who we are. We design them, we build them, we service them. We like them! Working at Damen means working at one of the world’s leading, international shipbuilding companies, but it also means working at a family company. Although Damen has more than 12,000 employees and operates globally, we have never lost our family values and deep respect for our maritime heritage.

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  • Mission, Vision & Core Values

    We have a vision and we are on a mission. You can read about them here, in our global Vision & Mission statement.

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  • Best years of Damen

    In 1927 Damen was established by two brothers. Now, Damen Shipyards has a leading position in shipbuilding with more than 12,000 employees. Find out how we took this leading position and let us show you the highlights of the ‘Best Years of Damen’ in past, present and future.

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    Damen Shipyards Group operates 36 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept and short delivery times, Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

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  • Innovations

    In 1927 Damen was established by two brothers. Now, Damen Shipyards has a leading position in shipbuilding with more than 12,000 employees. Find out how we took this leading position and let us show you the highlights of the ‘Best Years of Damen’ in past, present and future.

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