GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel specialises in the design and construction of highly-integrated naval vessels. These include frigates, corvettes and offshore patrol vessels. Our shipyards in Kiel are the direct successor to the surface vessel shipbuilding sector of HDW (Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH). The historic traditions of naval shipbuilding on the Kiel Fjord live on at our shipyards.

Vessels of all frigate classes currently used by the German Navy have been built from this shipyard.

 

During his visit to the GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL (GNYK) shipyard, Dr. Thilo Rohlfs, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Labour, Technology and Tourism, emphasised the importance of surface shipbuilding: "Surface shipbuilding creates and secures many jobs and is thus a very important factor for the positive economic development of our country. We as the state government are very proud that with GNYK we have such a vital and ambitious shipyard in Schleswig-Holstein". In...

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With an overall length of 426 m, our dry dock is one of the largest anywhere in Europe. In fact, the Berlin Reichstag would fit inside it with room to spare.

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Our special construction methodology ensures effectivity and short construction times. Our portal crane with a capacity of 900 t is one of the most powerful cranes in Germany.

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