Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld is specialized in delivery of custom build small- and medium sized vessels for harbour and terminal operations. Our Engineering department is ready to translate your special requests into a practical solution on board your vessel. We offer service during life cycle to all kind of vessels and we carry out repairs to steelwork or equipment on board in case of damage or malfunction.


Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld is offering a wide range of vessels, designed for all kind of harbour-and terminal operations. Proven quality and a very high quality level insure success during operation. Choose your type of vessel for more information.
The Rotor Tug and its crew make an excellent combination, with a working environment that has been designed for maximum safety for all onboard.

Rotor Tug

Damen uses Robert Allan design with a patented propulsion configuration to produce the Advanced RotorTug® (ART).

Especially designed to work in shallow as well as deeper water

Multi Cats

Our Multi Cat Series is a complete range of multi-purpose workboats built from up-to-date designs with high quality standardised components.



The Pushbuster can operate as a true ATB (Articulated Tug and Barge) unit as well as an independent, multifunctional vessel.

The Damen Shoalbusters are versatile, multi-purpose vessels for harbour, inland and coastal waters.


Damen Shoalbusters are fit for operations in inland, coastal and harbour waters.

Inspection vessel for surveying, buoy-laying, anchor handling and garbage collection on inland waters.

Inspection Vessel

This Inspection Vessel can also perform surveying, buoy-laying, anchor handling and garbage collection duties.

Fire Fighting ship is ideally suited for both fire-fighting and emergency duties

Fire Fighting Vessel

Our Fire-Fighting Vessel is ideal for police patrol duties as well as for fire-fighting and emergencies.

Especially designed for high-speed patrol duties in all waters.


Damen RHIBs are ideal for high-speed military and emergency operations in all waters where speed and extreme manoeuvrability are crucial.


Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld is equipped to offer service and repairs to vessels of their own supply but also to all others. From damage caused by collision or malfunctioning of all kind of "on board installations", a highly skilled repair crew is ready to fix the problem on our shipyard or even on location. We cooperate in these with other Damen shipyards and suppliers and so we can offer you a complete range of services on many locations.

If your vessel needs a refit because of a change of its operational profile, our engineering department is ready to work out the technical details of this to prepare the necessary details for execution these works, including the guidance of the approval process for the classification society.



With a total area of approximately 5,500 m², the yard is situated on the north bank of the River Merwede. Depending on dimension and weight we will offer you our possibilities. All our slipways are completely covered and has the possibility to control environmental conditions. Furthermore, the yard has berthing capacity in a total length of approximately 160 m, a well-equipped carpentry and a piping department with modern CNC bending technology. All workshop areas are covered with sufficient crane capacity.

Shed 1 - Steel Works

Length (m) 48,0
Width (m)
Height (m) 9,8
Capacity (tons) 320
Crane capacity (tons) 3,2
Angle slibway (cm/m) 40

Shed 2 - Aluminium/ Polyester works

Length (m) 23,75
Width (m)
Height (m) 10,0
Capacity (tons) 2 x 5,0
3 x 3,2

Ship lift

Lifting capacity (tons) 40
Maximum dimension L x W= 20x7

Piping Shop

Crane capacity (tons) 1 x 10,0
4 x 1,0
CNC Bending Equipment
max. diam. 114 m3


Total length (m) 160
Crane capacity max. (tons)
3,70 @ 55 m

Paint Shop

Length (m) 21
Width (m)
Height (m)
Crane (tons)
Extraction vans





Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld is committed to a safe and healthy workplace, every day, every where! Our employees are our most valuable assets. So it is our duty to strive to carry out our work in an environment where human well-being comes first. You can download our certificates below.


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Contact Shipyard

Visiting Address:

Rivierdijk 544
3371 EB Hardinxveld-Giessendam
The Netherlands


Phone: +31 (0)184 61 30 88


PO Box 60
3370 AB Hardinxveld-Giessendam
The Netherlands


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