Welcome To Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet


Why come to Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet?

Strategically located on Sweden’s east coast with direct access from sea, Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet has the equipment, facilities and experience required to satisfy the needs of ship owners and -operators looking for ship repair and maintenance services of all types.  Its spacious halls and workshops, combined with excellent ship handing facilities and a unique steelwork capability, enable clients to have all their requirements met in a single and convenient location. Today, the yard stands out in the region, combining over 150 years of ship experience, with the resources and expertise within the Damen Shipyards Group.



In addition, Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet serves the non-maritime construction market with its ability to construct a wide variety of heavy steel objects and large structures. Construction takes place under ISO 1090-1 and ISO 3834-2. In combination with its large blasting and painting facilities, Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet can deliver the final product within ISO 12944-2 standards, for further transportation by road or sea.


It is this combination of yard facilities, ship repair and maintenance expertise, and non-maritime steel production capability that allows Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet to deliver solutions that enable customers to benefit from projects executed quickly, efficiently and to the highest quality throughout the year.


Facilities & activities

Oskarshamnsvarvet offers a one-stop-shop for clients looking for comprehensive solutions for repair and maintenance.  The facilities include the only floating dock on the western Baltic seaboard, 315 metres of quayside with 8 metres of draught, welding and painting halls, an internal ship transporter and extensive open ground on the site for lay-up and storage.


Oskarshamnsvarvet has the facilities and in-house skills to manage the full range of repair and maintenance activities including painting, blasting, refurbishment and steelworks of all types. It also undertakes conversions and life extensions, and has plenty of space for external contractors and their equipment. Oskarshamnsvarvet can rely on a wide network of experienced, reliable sub-contractors, as well as the full expertise and knowledge base of the Damen Shipyards Group.



Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet serves all types of vessels that typically operate around the Baltic Sea. The project portfolio includes the maintenance and repair of ferries, workboats, general cargo vessels, fishing vessels, pilot vessels, coast guard vessels and leisure craft.


The project portfolio for non-maritime construction ranges from heavy mechanical presses to products for civil and marine construction works, as well as for the energy market.