Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen


Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen is within easy reach of the major North Sea shipping routes and in the centre of the ARA ports. With the North Sea only six miles away, costly diversions are avoided. Being directly accessible with an entrance width of 500 metres, almost any size and type of ship can enter the harbour at any state of the tide. 



Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen has three superbly equipped dry docks, including a state-of-the-art covered dry dock with a length of 215 metres, an air draft of 51 metres and an overhead crane capacity of 300 tonnes. We can dry dock vessels up to 240 metres in length and with a beam of 36 metres.

Whether it concerns conversions, repairs and / or maintenance, our 150 motivated and highly skilled employees are committed to providing the international maritime world with an ongoing service. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen is almost unique in being permitted to dock tankers in a non-gas-free or inerted condition. Scheduled servicing, Class surveys and preventive maintenance are key concepts in reliable shipping and are at the core of our business. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen is ISO9001/14001 certified and, as are all other Damen repair yards, committed to a safe and healthy workplace, every day, everywhere.


Excellent capacities and facilities

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen has all the required engineering and project management capacity to deliver technically high quality work in the most efficient manner, whether it involves metal construction work, propulsion systems, hydraulics, electrical systems or pipework. We also have the best possible technical and docking facilities.

Our 150 highly trained professionals cover all the disciplines needed to carry out the work, and we also have large building facilities with a covered section.

Our in-house sand-blasting facilities can accommodate very large components or sections and deliver top quality finishes.



Access the latest knowledge and years of experience

The Royal Schelde Group has a history of over 130 years in shipbuilding and we are proud to be a part of it. The very significant design and engineering capabilities of the Royal Schelde Group is based on 180 highly skilled professionals, expert in both naval and commercial vessels. As a member of the Damen Shipyards Group with over 40 shipyards and related companies all over the world, Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen can immediately access all the expertise and experience that is embedded in the staff and management of these companies around the world.




Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen continuously improves its service levels through use of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certified management system.


The shipyard has achieved a significant milestone, achieving ISO 9001:2008 (the successor to ISO 9001:2000) certification, demonstrating customers receive consistent high quality, reliable and efficient service.


The certificate was presented by the auditor, Lloyd’s Register Nederland BV, on behalf of Lloyds Register Quality Assurance.


ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised quality management system representing reliability, sustainability and trust.

Watch the video about the covered graving dock at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen

Watch the video about the covered graving dock at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen

Our experienced workforce is always looking for a challenge.

Our experienced workforce is always looking for a challenge.

Floating, covered or standard dry docks, we have them all.

Floating, covered or standard dry docks, we have them all.