GERMAN NAVAL YARDS provides ideal conditions for the design and construction of offshore patrol vessels, corvettes and frigates: thus the Kiel yard combines the long-established strengths of its long-standing naval traditions with the expertise of the shipyard group in order to put those into operation as system integrator. Among others our own design capacities are constantly being expanded for this.

The ideal vessel for every mission

Our clients demand custom-made solutions from one single source. We are offering the highest arts of German shipbuilding and engineering as well as innovative technologies. Depending on the requirements, we take advantage of proven designs adapting them to our client’s specific needs.

We are independent regarding the choice of the world's best partners for innovation and technology. Our search is always done specifically acording to project and task, every time based on the premise of finding the best solution for our client.

As a european company this form of collaboration is our day-to-day business.


Optimum infrastructures

The infrastructure of our shipbuilding facilities enables a particularly efficient construction method. On more than 250,000 m² state-of-the-art shipbuilding halls, a covered dock and a further doch with a length of 426 m are located. It is the largest dry dock in the entire Baltic region.
We also have a powerful portal crane with a lifting capacity of 900 t at our disposal. This infrastructure enables shorter building periods - all of which brings clear advantages for our clients and customers.


SEAGUARD 96 – the high-end corvette

The new SEAGUARD 96 is a high-end corvette capable of conducting a wide range of naval operations. It is equipped with the latest generation of battle management systems, including a 3D radar and a full range of weapon systems and sensors for air and surface defense that can be customized for the end user.

The hull form was developed based on CMN NAVAL Group's proven lines, with an innovative slender bow to improve seaworthiness and efficiency. The superstructure and superstructure feature a state-of-the-art camouflaged and modular design with integrated main mast and flush side hull compartments. A helicopter platform with hangar is located at the stern.

Vessel specifications

Length overall
96 m
Max. beam
13.4 m
3.5 m
2000 t
Max. speed
28 kn
> 3.800 nm @ 15 kn
CODAD (Combined Diesel And Diesel)


Crew size
Additional capacities
11 t helicopter deck

Contact us!

German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH
Werftstraße 110
24143 Kiel

+49 431 239 32 0