Public Transport

Damen’s ultra-modern (Fast) Ferries, Water Taxis, Water Buses, RoPax and Double Ended Ferries operate all over the world. We build these fuel-efficient Public Transport vessels to state-of-the-art designs.

Damen’s focus on standardisation is undoubtedly one of our fundamental


Damen’s standard designs offer numerous advantages:

  • - Fast delivery
  • - Competitive pricing
  • - Tried & tested technology
  • - Best price-quality ratio
  • - High resale value

Customers can fine-tune their vessel with a large range of options to meet their specific requirements.

Hulls in stock

To reduce delivery times to a minimum, we build vessels for stock. Customers can fine-tune their vessels with a large range of options available to meet their specific requirements.

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Research & Development

Our R&D teams are continuously improving our vessels – making them faster, quieter, more economical and more environmentally friendly. The Enlarged Ship Concept and the Sea Axe are just some of the pioneering designs that we have developed.


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Damen Ferries

The Damen Ferry range is designed for public transport on inland waterways.

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Fast Ferries

We build most of our customisable, fuel-efficient Fast Ferries at our ultra-modern Damen Shipyards Singapore facility.

 Damen water buses can be deployed as taxis, sightseeing boats, commuter ferries, for dinner cruises and many other uses

Water Bus

The Damen Water Bus is a ground-breaking public transport concept: It’s highly flexible and yet fully standardised.

Passenger & Vehicle

Coastal car/passenger ferry with 36 kts speed

Fast RoPax Ferries

Damen’s Fast Ropax Ferries are highly efficient and comfortable vessels that comply with all international safety standards including HSC 2000.

RoPax Ferries

Damen RoPax Ferries are an excellent means of waterborne public transport. They ensure safe and efficient journeys for cars, trucks and passengers.

Damen Modular Ferry for 200 passengers and 18 cars

Modular Ferries

Our Modular Ferries can be constructed abroad with the components delivered as container sized modules. This allows them to be transported to even the remotest locations for local assembly.

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Road Ferries

Damen Road Ferries provide the most efficient way of connecting highways, islands, and shores over short distances.


Highly versatile logistic support vessel capable of carrying rolling cargo, bulk, containers or fluids.

Stan Landers

Damen Stan Landers are designed to support all kinds of logistics operations, specifically in areas which have limited facilities for loading/unloading. Our Stan Landers are equipped with large bow ramps for direct access to the cargo deck, whether it is for rolling cargo, containers, people or fluids. The Stan Lander can be fully customised to meet your specific requirements.

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Stan Tugs

Damen’s Stan Tugs are multi-functional, standardised vessels that can be customised to meet our customers’ exact specifications.

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.


Stan Pontoons

Damen Stan Pontoons are the perfect solution for extra floating storage and work space. We have various size, propulsion and mooring options to match your needs.

Modular Pontoons

Damen Modular Pontoons can be used as heavy duty work platforms for a broad range of operations including drilling, dredging, accommodation and heavy lifting operations.

Modular Jetty is specialy designed for safe bething of workboats

Modular Jetties

Our Modular Jetties provide multi-purpose support for cargo vessels such as berthing, fuelling and shore connections for electricity, and can serve as store locations.

Floating Drydocks

Our Floating Drydocks can be built anywhere in the world to allow our customers to benefit from fast deliveries.

Modular Floating Drydocks

Our Modular Floating Drydocks are designed to minimise costs, optimise maintenance execution and keep vessels in operation.

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Modular Offshore Unit Drydock

Our Modular Offshore Unit Drydock is specially designed for the docking of offshore platforms/drilling rigs and for vessels up to Neo-Panamax size.

The Bunker Barge is designed for the transport of bulk liquids and can provide exceptional flexibility and independence through its various pre-designed options.


These highly versatile vessels have numerous plug & play options. They can be found across a wide range of activities and industries.

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