Shipyard period concluded: After extensive maintenance tasks and a successful sea trial, NOBISKRUG’s refit & repair team officially handed over “OSTE” (A52) to the vessel’s crew. The fleet service vessel left the shipyard heading to the naval arsenal in Wilhelmshaven.

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FASSMER in cooperation with GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL reaches further milestone

On schedule: With the fully welded steel structure (ship’s hull and superstructures) GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL shipyard is closing the next important construction part within the realization of the new LNG-vessel ATAIR for the BSH (Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency).

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The name and visionary design of the 80-meter hybrid superyacht will be unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show. 

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(Kiel, August 10th, 2018, 15.30 p.m.) Assumingly due to heavy rain and stormy weather during the past night, a serious incident occurred in a floating dock in Kiel Friedrichsort: the historical Dock 1 was about to sink, staff members of the neighboring LINDENAU shipyard noticed the critical situation and alarmed the authorities.

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On Saturday, 19th of May 2018, NOBISKRUG‘s newbuild Sailing Yacht A was awarded during the renowned World Superyacht Awards Gala in Florence, Italy.

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NOBISKRUG is delighted to announce the signing of the new 62-meter superyacht project. For the second time in a row, Imperial acted as Broker for the sale and will continue as Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor throughout the build.

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NOBISKRUG proudly announces the signing of the new 77-meter superyacht project. Imperial acted as Broker for the sale
and will continue as Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor throughout the build.

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High-class visit: On Thursday, February 15th 2018 GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL (GNYK) welcomed Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein Daniel Günther.

In the course of an approximately two hours tour the Minister President gained an insight into the versatile work of the shipyard in Kiel. Accompanied by Managing Director Holger Kahl and Director Naval Sales, Dr Jörg Brechtefeld, Daniel Günther was able to obtain an impression of the diverse production processes of highly complex new ship...

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The experienced shipyard manager Jörg Herwig joins the general management of German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH, Kiel. This was announced by the Privinvest Group, to which the Schleswig-Holstein-based shipbuilding company belongs, on February 2nd. Besides Holger Kahl, Herwig will be responsible in particular for the naval business at German Naval Yards Kiel. He will assume his position on April 16th, 2018.

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German shipyard group GERMAN NAVAL YARDS celebrates official graduation ceremony and takeover of their apprentices

Festive event: On Thursday, the 1st of February 2018, the German shipyard group GERMAN NAVAL YARDS honored the successful completion of training of their eight apprentices employed at its facilities NOBISKRUG, GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel and its common administration GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Services. All of them are taken over into an employment relationship.

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CEO Susanne Wiegand to depart GERMAN NAVAL YARDS – Holger Kahl continues business operations


After ten successful years, Susanne Wiegand will step down from the management of the German Naval Yards shipyard group on December 31st, 2017 to take on new professional challenges outside the company.

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During his tour of the Schleswig-Holstein’s shipyards, Dr. Bernd Buchholz, Minister of Economic Affairs, visited  NOBISKRUG in Rendsburg. Beside the information about the general order situation he also received details about the promotion and support of young people on the shipyard. Latter was impressively demonstrated: the Minister was taken on board on the recently completed training-project “BAGALUT” – a 12 m tug boat designed and built by the apprentices. In this way, on the way to the...

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Sigh of relief for the crew of the “WILSON TYNE”: After the general cargo ship was damaged in the small lock of the Kiel Canal in Brunsbüttel about a week ago, the NOBISKRUG team has now finished repair of the bow damage.

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The NOBISKRUG‘s repair team docked the German Navy’s fleet service ship „OSTE“ (A 52) type 422 at shipyard’s Dock 2 in Rendsburg.

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The NOBISKRUG‘s repair team docked the German Navy’s combat support vessel „FRANKFURT AM MAIN“(A 1412) type EGV 702 (so-called „Berlin-Class“) on the site of the sister shipyard GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel. During the stay at the shipyard, the 174 m long naval vessel will receive repair works on the stern. Furthermore, the docking will be used for already planned works.

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On a flying visit: On Tuesday, 11th of April 2017, NOBISKRUG’s repair team welcomed the Frigate “HESSEN” (F 221), which was towed directly into dock 8a, on the premises of its sister shipyard GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel. The Naval Vessel type F 123 was commissioned in 2006 and is part of the so called “Sachsen class”. 

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Rendsburg/Kiel, Germany - The ceremonial keel laying of a next Nobiskrug superyacht-new build project took place at the shipyard’s premises in Kiel.

After gathering of the guests and the yard’s team and following a short address of the management, an 80-ton block-section was lifted by crane into the building shed, marking another important milestone of the construction of the 80-meter superyacht. The construction of all sections with a very high degree of outfitting up to assembly of the ...

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Kiel, Germany – NOBISKRUG is proud to announce the delivery of the most advanced sail-assisted superyacht ever built: “Sailing Yacht A”. Measuring almost 143 meters (468ft) and a gross tonnage of about 12,600 GT; she will become one of the greatest PYC superyachts in the world in terms of design and technology.

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All about science: With "ALKOR" and "POSEIDON" the LINDENAU shipyard welcomes two research vessels at once in the middle of this year’s November. Both are in use for the GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Purpose of the yard stay lasting several weeks are general painting and repair measurements as well as adjustments within the piping system. On "POSEIDON" additional shipbuilding and machinery works are being executed in the area of the research equipment besides corrections at...

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On Thursday, 6th October 2016 managing director of GERMAN NAVAL YARDS, Holger Kahl, welcomes high-level guests from China on the shipyard in Kiel.

The nine-person delegation from the province Zhejiang was led by Mr. Xia Baolong, Party Secretary, one of the leading representatives of the province with 50 Mio. inhabitants situated at the Eastern Chinese Sea. 

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The Schleswig-Holstein superyacht builder is presenting itself at the legendary “Monaco Yacht Show”. The international fair is taking place from 28. September until 1. October in Port Hercules of the Principality.
The organizers are expecting more than 500 manufacturers; many of which regularly show their luxurious yachts there. The fair is known to be the world’s most renowned Boatshow.

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Political visit in a double pack: On Wednesday, 14.09.2016 the Rendsburg shipyard NOBISKRUG was able to welcome two in the constituency participating politicians for the region Rendsburg-Eckernförde. Dr. Johann Wadephul, directly elected Member of German Parliament (Bundestag), as well as Landtag deputy Hans Hinrich Neve informed themselves in a meeting with managing director Susanne Wiegand on the current capacity of the super yacht builder as well as the sister shipyards GERMAN NAVAL YARDS...

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NOBISKRUG says goodbye to „MAGDEBURG“: After a successful completion of extensive maintenance works the approx. 89 m long Corvette of type K130 („Braunschweig-Class“) left on Tuesday, 7th June 2016 in direction of its Navy Base in Warnemünde.

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