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Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Welcome to Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) is situated in the heart of the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest harbour. The yard is also in the middle of the Rotterdam maritime cluster with many manufacturers, representatives and OEMs close by. The yard can accommodate vessels up to 307 metres in length. It enjoys a long history, dating back to 1857. This extensive track record is part of what makes the yard so reliable today. However, it is the people who work here that shape our method. Our team is made up of dedicated and passionate craftsmen who get the job done safely, efficiently and to the highest standards. Also, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) is headquartered at this location, as well as Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam and our anchor & chain factory.

"We welcome you in the largest port of Europe, where you can benefit from our yard’s experience and expertise for your most complex projects."

Our Strengths

  • Safety first
  • Open company culture: open to listen to your wishes and input
  • Located in the heart of Europe’s largest port and maritime cluster
  • Large drydock (number 8) with an overhead crane, ideal for complex projects
  • Covered graving dock ensuring continued working without weather delays
  • Expertise to manage the most complex conversions
  • Ability to scale-up projects quickly
  • Large storage areas for mobilisation/demobilisation work
  • Offices for our clients
  • Anchor & Chain factory on site
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 3834 certified

Main Markets

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam is known for being an all-round yard, taking on virtually every vessel type that uses the port. The primary market segments on which DSR focuses are:

  • Offshore oil & gas (e.g. cable layers, crane vessels, FPSOs)
  • Offshore wind vessels
  • Tankers
  • Dredgers
  • Cruise vessels
  • Seagoing transport vessels

We are very pleased with this new addition to our fleet – the Columbus has been well received by her first guests and the industry as a whole,” (...) “And, once again, we are very happy with the work that Damen Shiprepair has achieved in such a short space of time.

Christian Verhounig CMV Chief Executive Officer at Cruise Maritime Voyages Read more


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Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Location of Headoffice

Visiting address

Adm. de Ruyterstraat 24
Port Number: 550
3115 HB
Schiedam, The Netherlands
Latitude: 51.90472; Longitude: 4.383488

Postal address

P.O. Box 22
3100 AA
The Netherlands

Contact details

+31 10 204 12 22
+31 10 473 25 77

Yard representative

Arjan Jansen

Commercial Manager

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

+31 (0)6 10920556