Our core values are fellowship, craftsmanship, entrepreneurship and stewardship. Our goal is to become the world’s most sustainable shipbuilder, via digitalisation, standardisation and serial construction of our vessels.
Damen operates 35 shipyards and 20 other companies in 20 countries, supported by a worldwide sales and service network. Damen Shipyards Group offers direct employment to more than 11,000 people. Damen has delivered close to 6,000 vessels in over 100 countries.
Damen’s focus on standardization, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times and low ‘total cost of ownership. 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. In addition to ship design and shipbuilding, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion offers a network of 15 repair & conversion yards worldwide, with dry docks ranging up to 420×80 metres. Conversion projects range from adapting vessels to today’s requirements to the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DS&C handles 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually. To complete, Damen offers a variety of marine components, especially nozzles, rudders, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.