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.

 

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GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL (GNYK) has started the construction of the first integrated Naval Rescue Centre (iMERZ) for the German Navy. On September 25th 2019, the start of the steel cutting ceremony took place at the shipyard in Kiel. The rescue centre will be used as a permanent deckhouse on the "Frankfurt am Main" combat support vessel. The equipment of the two operating rooms, the other treatment rooms and the laboratories with the necessary medical equipment and facilities will be supplied by...

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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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