Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld is specialised in custom-built, medium-sized vessels and in general repairs and maintenance of inland and coastal vessels. We have a flexible organisational structure with short decision lines, guaranteeing the best service and practical solutions. The yard is located at Hardinxveld on the River Merwede.

Harbour & Terminal

The Rotor Tug and its crew make an excellent combination, with a working environment that has been designed for maximum safety for all onboard.

Rotor Tug

Damen uses Robert Allan design with a patented propulsion configuration to produce the Advanced RotorTug® (ART).

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Especially designed to work in shallow as well as deeper water

Multi Cat

Our Multi Cat Series is a complete range of multi-purpose workboats built from up-to-date designs with high quality standardised components.

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The Pushbuster can operate as a true ATB (Articulated Tug and Barge) unit as well as an independent, multifunctional vessel.

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The Damen Shoalbusters are versatile, multi-purpose vessels for harbour, inland and coastal waters.


Damen Shoalbusters are fit for operations in inland, coastal and harbour waters.

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Inspection vessel for surveying, buoy-laying, anchor handling and garbage collection on inland waters.

Inspection Vessel

This Inspection Vessel can also perform surveying, buoy-laying, anchor handling and garbage collection duties.

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Fire Fighting ship is ideally suited for both fire-fighting and emergency duties

Fire Fighting Vessel

Our Fire-Fighting Vessel is ideal for police patrol duties as well as for fire-fighting and emergencies.

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Defence & Security

Especially designed for high-speed patrol duties in all waters.


Damen RHIBs are ideal for high-speed military and emergency operations in all waters where speed and extreme manoeuvrability are crucial.

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Repair and Refit

Repair & Refit Services

With our highly skilled teams and years of knowledge available at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld we are able to repair all kinds of damage and refit what’s necessary, whether we built the vessel or not.

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At Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld we have the facilities to execute almost any repair or refit job.

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Damen is committed to a safe and healthy workplace, everyday, everywhere. Our industry is very dynamic. On the floor we have people welding, lifting, painting, installing, building and cleaning all at the same time.

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Visiting Address:

  • Phone: +31 (0)184 61 30 88
  • (Current local time 10:46 PM)
  • Fax: +31 (0)184 61 77 93
  • info-dsha@damen.com

Postal Address:

  • PO Box 60
  • 3370 AB Hardinxveld-Giessendam
  • The Netherlands