What We Deliver
Sustainable maritime solutionsDamen’s work on the electrification of the maritime industry falls under the so-called E3 umbrella. That is, environmentally friendly, efficient in operation and economically viable. The shipyards group is currently working on a number of projects for electric vessels.

Sustainable solutions

Sustainable solutions

Building a Sustainable Future

We are committed to integrating sustainability into our solutions. This includes focusing on emissions reduction, circular design, collaboration, implementing new financial models and production methods that take into account the full lifecycle of our products and services.

Key ambitions

We strive to work with partners to drive innovation and improve infrastructure for the benefit of all.
Our commitment drives us to build vessels that emit zero harmful emissions and utilise clean energy sources.
We design solutions with a focus on making a positive impact on local communities.
Our approach is centres ensures that our vessels have a minimal impact on the environment throughout their lifecycle.
We invest in research, development, and innovation to future-proof our designs.
We optimise every aspect of our design, production, and performance to minimise our impact on the environment.

Building a Sustainable Future

  • Zero Emissions

    We develop adaptable green solutions, reducing emissions and operating costs while improving energy efficiency and gaining a competitive advantage. Our solutions are future-ready, incorporating the use of alternative and renewable energy sources.

  • Cradle-to-cradle

    Design for sustainability goes beyond environmental consciousness, shifting from linear to circular business models. At Damen, our Financial Services, Shiprepair & Conversion, Services, Trading, Repair & Services and DMS teams offer potential for circular solutions.

  • Innovation

    Innovation in partnership is key to a sustainable future. We prioritise adapting and integrating new technologies into our designs for future success.

Advancing Zero-Emissions

Zero emissions

We’re committed to developing solutions that reduce emissions. Our focus includes noise, vibration, heat, and cold emissions. We measure our performance with our E3 label, representing Environmentally friendly, Efficient in operation, and Economically viable solutions.

Creating a Sustainable Future

Recycling to Reimagining

Designing for sustainability requires a circular approach. Our goal is to keep products in use, share, reuse, and change their purpose. With circular design principles, we can reduce our environmental impact and operate more efficiently, while gaining a competitive advantage.

Ensuring sustainability together


Our Research, Development and Innovation department is at the forefront of our sustainability effort. We work closely with partners towards sustainable innovations. We have created the Lighthouse experience centre, providing a space to gain familiarity with future technologies.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)


Navigating to Zero

Let’s raise the bar in sustainability, together. Contact Damen and get in touch with our experts. Our team is happy to help you.