GERMAN DRY DOCKS GmbH & Co. KG is a well-established enterprise, which has its roots in Bremerhaven. Our workshops with wharfs, cranes and floating docks are centrally located in the Kaiserhafen in Bremerhaven. Our core business is focused on

  • Ship Repairs
  • Ship Conversions
  • Repairs of Main and Auxiliary Engines
  • Repair of Ship Components
  • 24 hour Harbour Repair Service

The shipyard group GERMAN DRY DOCKS is formed from the merger of the Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb and the business unit Ship Technology of MWB Motorenwerke Bremerhaven.

Quality, shipyard tradition, and fast tempo are the constants of our work. Fast repairs for ships of every kind and size are our specialties. Our standards are technically and optically flawless results.

Since January the 1st, 2013 around 100 employees are working with bundled competence of two former operating sites in the Kaiserhafen to achieve higher efficiency, more flexibility and thus higher performance at competitive prices.

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GERMAN DRY DOCKS owns four docks and in cooperation with the Lloyd Werft has access to two more large docks. Thus in the Kaiserhafen six docks are available with up to 38 m of internal clear width and 335 m length.

We offer

  • The manpower of motivated staff who tackle their assignments head-on
  • Networking with shipyards and specialized companies in the Kaiserhafen Maritime Competence Centre
  • Certification in all relevant areas of work

In addition to the main task – dry-docking and repair of sea-going vessels– GERMAN DRY DOCKS also offers a Mobile Service on the so-called port repair. For unscheduled repairs that do not require dry-docking, the reliable staff is on command 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The Board consists of the Director of Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb, Uwe Beck, and the former authorized Representative of MWB Schiffstechnik, Detlef Nünke.