Roos Damen, managing director: “We are a Dutch yacht builder and as a family business we are proud of our long track record. From our locations in Vlissingen and Gorinchem in the Netherlands and Gdynia in Poland, a great team of about 1,200 men and women have contributed to our rapid growth over the past years. We do what we promise, with unparalleled know-how and a strong passion for innovation. Craftsmanship and drive have earned us a leading position in yacht building worldwide.”

“Our shipyard facilities here are unmatched in the world and we still have plenty of room for growth.”

Why Vlissingen is an ideal business location

“In Vlissingen, we have two yards and we have over 10 yachts under construction at any one time. Our shipyard facilities here are unmatched in the world and we still have plenty of room for growth. Every day, we see the dedication and motivation of our employees, most of whom live in Zeeland. Our customers and their crews also feel at home in Walcheren and enjoy the fine balance between work and leisure. All of this makes that Vlissingen feels like the ideal business location for us.

The world’s leading shipbuilder

As the yacht division of the Damen Shipyards Group, AMELS and DAMEN draw on the strength and operational excellence of the world’s leading shipbuilder, with 35 shipyards worldwide and 12,000 employees.


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