Damen Shiprepair Brest
  • Maintenance / Repairs
    • Dry Dockings

Located at the entrance to the English Channel and directly fronting the North Atlantic Ocean, Damen Shiprepair Brest is strategically well located for many different trading routes to and from Europe. We have five berths at our quays and three large dry docks offering dry docking capacity for vessels or offshore units up to 420 meters long and up to 80 metres wide. We offer a broad range of services for many vessel types including LNG tankers, oil tankers, semi-submersibles, FPSOs, offshore construction vessels, jack-up rigs, shuttle tankers, cruise liners, ro-ro vessels and ferries. The highly skilled workforce is particularly well known for its LNG tanker expertise. At Damen Shiprepair Brest we mainly focus on both ship repair and conversion of oceangoing and offshore vessels and platforms in a broad sense. Naturally all vessel types and sizes are most welcome and owners are treated with equal importance, sense of urgency, care and attention. However, given the size of our dry docks and deep draft entrance, the yard traditionally accommodates the larger segment of vessels and offshore units. Damen Shiprepair Brest continuously improves its service levels through use of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certified management system. The shipyard has achieved a significant milestone, achieving ISO 9001:2008 (the successor to ISO 9001:2000) certification, demonstrating customers receive consistent high quality, reliable and efficient service. Damen Shiprepair Brest is a well-established repair yard with modern facilities. It has three dry docks, the largest being 420 x 80 m, which is one of the biggest in Europe. This allows the yard to accommodate almost any ship in the world. Repair quays with ample crane capacity are also available. Apart from our docks and quays we also have several workshops, de-slopping and polluting water discharge facilities and offices. Damen Shiprepair Brest has large workshops dedicated to large-scale steelworks, any mechanical works, LNG equipment and pipefitting. All of our workshops have significant overhead cranage capacity and are properly equipped with modern and well maintained machinery. Amongst other machinery we operate a 17-metre bed lathe for tail and intermediate propulsion shafts and a large horizontal boring machine capable of machining very large CPP hubs and blades. Damen Shiprepair Brest offers virtual every ship repair and conversion service possible, ranging from FPSO conversion and vessel lengthening to standard statutory dry docking and lifetime extensions. With our own skilled teams and extensive network of subcontractors we can carry out any repair, conversion, maintenance or service assignment that our customers require. The combination of our excellent facilities and strategic location with the availability of a motivated workforce and support from any of the other Damen Shiprepair & Conversion yards makes us a reliable partner for large projects. The yards large steel workshops and professional staff can produce large volumes of steelwork in a short period of time. Together with the extensive crane coverage in the yard we can guarantee very competitive steel renewal- and production rates. Damen Shiprepair Brest offers all common shiprepair mechanical works such as CPP overhauls, tailshaft withdrawal and stern tube seal overhauls. Engine overhauls can be carried out by shipyard staff with or without makers specialist supervision. Our mechanical workshop is well utilized for all common machining work on thrusters and CPP’s or on large propulsion shafts.more

Address: Rue Emile de Carcaradec, 29200 Brest, France
Website: http://www.damenshiprepair.com/brest/
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Type Name Length [m] Width [m] Draft [m] Lifting capacity [t] Max crane SWL [t] Crane capacity
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Damen Shiprepair Brest press clippings

Successive waterbus orders for Damen

Damen Shipyards has secured two successive orders for a total of five waterbuses, which includes its first orders for the brand-new Waterbus 2407 model. Aqualiner has ordered four Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, to be built at Damen’s Antalya yard, which ...

July 13, 2017

BOURBON joins Automated Ships Ltd and KONGSBERG to deliver groundbreaking autonomous offshore support vessel prototype

Leading marine Offshore services company, BOURBON has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore ...

July 12, 2017

LNG Carrier GDF Suez Point Fortin Repairs Completed

LNG Carrier GDF Suez Point Fortin Repairs Completed

Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) said it has completed a two week maintenance program on the 290-meter, 101,000 GT liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier GDF Suez Point Fortin. In addition to its expertise and facilities, Operator MOL LNG Transport (Europe ...

July 11, 2017


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