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Damen Shipyards Group operates 32 ship- and repair yards, employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers approx. 180 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 value 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 super yachts.

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

In addition to ship design and shipbuilding, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion offers a network of 16 repair & conversion yards worldwide, with dry docks ranging up to 420x80 metres. Conversion projects range from adapting vessels to today’s requirements and regulations to the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DS&C handles 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually.

  • 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 9,000 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 9,000 employees and a presence in 35 countries. 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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  • Discover the world of Damen

    Damen Shipyards Group has a strong global presence. Navigate and zoom to explore the World of Damen, click a company to find out more about that location and its career opportunities.

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  • Activities

    Damen Shipyards Group operates 50 shipyards, repair yards and related companies worldwide and employs 9,000 people in 35 countries. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept and short delivery times, Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

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