Damen Civil

The interface between ship and shore

Damen Civil

Maritime construction services

Your partner for new and upgraded shipyards

Damen Civil provides a range of maritime construction services covering the interface between ship and shore. We combine the strength of global standards with local personnel. Our philosophy of knowledge transfer results in practical solutions bringing about the development of local industry, skills enhancement and employment growth.

Unrivalled at designing shipyards

The reliable partner to make your shipyard become a reality!

We established Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) in 1977 to enable local yards to build proven Damen designs from our extensive portfolio to Damen’s top quality standards, all over the world. There are numerous reasons for choosing DTC. As well as enabling you to build your Damen vessel at a remote or inland location, DTC also affords you the opportunity to meet political and local content requirements.

Concepts & consultancy

Damen Civil specialises in the development, design and construction of complete shipyards and a wide range of related facilities. Damen owns and operates more than 32 shipyards worldwide and has excellent know-how based on more than 90 years of top-class shipbuilding and shiprepair. Damen Civil has gained unrivalled expertise in the development, design, construction and rehabilitation of shipyard facilities. We provide a broad range of consultancy services and have experience with many shipyard and drydocking concepts.

Materials & equipment

Damen Civil supplies all kinds of materials, equipment and tools for the construction of the yard and for shipbuilding and repair. We are able to source the required items from a worldwide network of preferred suppliers and manufacturers, resulting in short delivery times at competitive prices. Damen Civil selects the most suitable materials and equipment for every job, whether brand-new or second- hand is preferred, based on our own knowledge and experience.

Project management

Damen Civil’s involvement with a shipyard project during the execution stage can range from purely an advisory role to the delivery of a full turnkey project and anything in between. Operational services such as training and shipyard management after delivery are also available. Together with our clients, Damen Civil investigates the optimal division of the scope, making sure that it is mutually beneficial for both. We always look for the best ways to include substantial local content and aim for a long-term relationship with our clients and local partners.


Your maritime solutions partner

Buying a vessel from Damen is so much more than just ‘getting a new boat’. It includes a variety of financing possibilities. It’s about choosing where you want your vessel built. Plus, our service continues throughout your vessel’s entire lifecycle.

Tailored lifecycle support

Whatever maritime sector you work in, Damen Services is there for you 24/7. Always on standby.

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Built at the location of your choice

You don’t have to build a Damen vessel at a Damen yard. We can support construction at any yard in the world.

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Level-headed financing solutions

We provide a wide range of financing arrangements for all types of Damen vessels, equipment and products.

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