About us

We develop and manufacture the standard of tomorrow's navy.

Today, we are the world market leader in conventional submarines and a leader in the development of new naval surface and underwater technologies. Not only can we look back on 175 years of shipbuilding tradition – together with our industrial partners, we make a significant contribution to maintaining peace, freedom and security, today – worldwide.

Our goal is to be the most modern naval company in Europe.

As the only German systems supplier in the naval sector, we at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems are in a unique position to offer the full range of naval shipbuilding services from design, development and production through to command and weapon deployment systems.

We offer innovative products and services from a single source: With ATLAS ELEKTRONIK we have strategically complemented our portfolio and developed from a platform provider into an integrated systems house. This is our unique selling point in Germany and only a few companies offer this in international competition.

  • € 1,800 Mio.

    were our net sales in the fiscal year 2018-19

  • 3,600

    marine experts across all our locations and subsidiaries.

  • 70 %

    of NATO's non-nuclear submarine fleet is from our shipyard.

€ 1,800 Mio.

were our net sales in the fiscal year 2018-19

3,600

marine experts across all our locations and subsidiaries.

70 %

of NATO's non-nuclear submarine fleet is from our shipyard.

175 years of naval engineering expertise.

We work closely with our customers worldwide to further advance our renowned submarines and naval vessels, as well as to develop new future-proof designs ready for construction at our yards or selected sites in costumer countries.

Since the merger of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW) and Blohm+Voss Naval in January 2013 and the acquisition of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK in April 2017, our thyssenkrupp Marine Systems stands for more than 175 years of cutting-edge technology and engineering expertise made in Germany. As a private-sector company, we are particularly focused on efficient, reliable and sustainable solutions as well as on long-term partnerships with our customers. 

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is made up of four operating units: Submarines, Surface Vessels, Naval Electronic Systems and Services. Our long lasting history of naval shipbuilding enables us to offer state-of-the-art technologies, innovations as well as extensive and dependable services to customers around the world. Today, as world market leader in conventional submarines and a leader in the development of new naval surface and underwater technologies, we develop and manufacture the standard of tomorrow's navy.

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems with our sites in Kiel, Hamburg, Bremen and Emden, belongs to thyssenkrupp. A globally operating group of companies with a 42,0 billion € turnover and 106,000 employees in 78 countries. thyssenkrupp develops and produces technology-based solutions for future customer and market requirements. 

Products and Services

All the oceans at a glance.

Today, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is the only German systems supplier for submarines, surface vessels and naval electronics. We offer the full range of naval shipbuilding solutions from design, development and manufacturing to combat management and weapon deployment systems.
Newsroom

Our journey is far from being over.

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Career

Ready for the journey

At thyssenkrupp Marine Systems we are significantly investing in equipping our locations and training our employees. We stand for naval shipbuilding in Germany and are proud of our employees. As an attractive employer, we offer excellent development opportunities in a high-tech and exciting international environment.
Innovations

Innovative key technologies.

Here at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems we are developing trendsetting applications that set new standards, like the AIP and fuel cell system as well as state-of-the-art stealth capabilities. With the further development of our autonomous underwater vehicles, we are now opening another chapter in innovation. Digital technologies such as virtual and augmented reality support us on our way to becoming a digital shipyard.

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