Damen builds perfectly tailored, fuel-efficient public transport vessels. Our ultra-modern (Fast) Ferries, Water Taxis, Water Buses, RoPax and Double Ended Ferries can be seen all over the world. We work with standard hulls to keep costs low and delivery time short. And with our years of experience we deliver state-of-the-art design and construction.
Damen creates a profitable business of ferries.
Damen Waterbus - the standard for the ultimate flexibility.
Take a comfortable first-class ride across the water.
Our Fast Ferries are known for their efficiency and proven catamaran design.
Luxurious, fast VIP transport and on demand transfers.
Dubai Water Taxi represents state-of-the-art design and construction
Fast transport for small groups of passengers in inland waters.
For passengers, bicycles and wheelchairs - the only ferry providing public transport on enclosed urban waterways.
Ferries with interchangeable bows and sterns for passenger and car transport in inland, coastal and seagoing waters.
For fast passenger transport in inland, coastal and seagoing waters.
For fast overseas passenger and vehicle transport and deep-sea ferry services.
For inland and coastal passenger and vehicle transport and deep-sea ferry services.
If you have any questions or if you wish to discuss specific needs, please don´t hesitate to get in touch with us.
Damen ASD Tugs
Damen is the world leader in building ASD Tugs. It illustrates the success of our work philosophy.
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Designed for ultra high-speed patrol duties. Unrivalled seakeeping behaviour makes every chase reliable and safe.
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Damen Sea Axe Design
Our famous hull shape with unparallelled seakeeping characteristics. We hold an exclusive license on the patent.
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Damen has developed standard ranges in each of our niche markets, from tugs to luxury yachts. We build vessels for all maritime operations in harbours, for offshore support as well for shipping, public transport, dredging and fishing. Damen also specialises in building naval and patrol vessels for security tasks.
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LOCATION & FACILITIES
Damen Shipyards now has 16 yards worldwide dedicated to ship repair and conversion. Eight of them are located in the Netherlands.
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CONVERSION: GSF LABRADOR
The jack-up drill rig GSF LABRADOR arrived on June 26 for conversion into hotel accommodation.
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We recognise the importance of a safe and healthy work environment. It’s our prime responsibility for our employees.
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E3 TUG PROJECT
One of our most well-known projects is the development of the super efficient hybrid tug with spectacular reductions in CO2 emissions.
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Our famous hull shape with unparallelled sea-keeping characteristics. We hold an exclusive license to the patent.
THE DAMEN SAFE TUG
A a unique project with MARIN concentrating on the research and improvement of the efficiency of tug boats in heavy weather conditions.
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We are always able to build near our delivery destination. And that leads to significant cost savings and a rapid response to our customers.
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How we work
Our shipbuilding concept is based on what our customers want, whether they want standardised or custom-built vessels.
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Damen simply builds better boats
Damen simply builds better boats