Damen Shipyards Group operates 32 shipbuilding and repair yards worldwide, employing over 9,000 people. Damen has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 160 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.


Damen designs and builds a wide range of products based on extensive R&D and proven technology. It has particular expertise in workboats designed to undertake the many tasks that come with managing ports and terminals. The group is well-known for its diverse range of advanced tugs, with models capable of handling even the largest vessels, but the portfolio also includes pushers, the versatile Multi Cat and Shoalbuster all-purpose workboats, Fire-Fighting vessels, patrol boats, tenders and pilot boats. The group also offers a comprehensive range of craft to serve the Offshore Wind industry that includes fast crew suppliers with the trademark Sea-Axe hull form and specialist, extended-mission maintenance vessels.

Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low total cost of ownership, enhanced resale values and reliable performance.

Repair & conversion

In addition to ship design and shipbuilding, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has a worldwide network of 15 repair and conversion yards and completes around 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually. Other Damen services include spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of shipbuilding skills. The group also offers a variety of marine components such as nozzles, rudders, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

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