Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman

newbuild, outfitting and repair of high-quality vessels

Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV is located in Zwijndrecht on the Swinhaven, strategically placed and with very easy access from the large waterways. It has developed considerably since its establishment in 1884. Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV offers a wide range of services, varying from building new ships to (large vessel) modifications and repairs.

Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV is a company with modern equipment at its disposal, including two 110-metre slipways with a lifting capacity of approximately 1,700 tonnes, a 150-metre long outfitting quay, two propeller docks with lifting capacity up to 1,000 tonnes and up to 19 metres width between the air chambers. One of the slipways has been extended through into the large shipbuilding hall, making it suitable for covered newbuild as well as for covered repairs.

The shipyard also has its own design agency, shipbuilding department, engineering workshop and carpentry department. Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV works with steel, stainless steel and aluminium. You can rely on Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman for work on, overhaul and building-in of ship engines, propeller shafts, rudders, piping, hydraulics and pneumatics, ship carpentry and switchboards. Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman supplies an extensive range of deck equipment, such as Kooiman towing pins, pusher and towing components, Kooiman propeller shaft seals, Kooiman spud poles and dredging equipment, such as unloading systems and conveyor belts. Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman is also the producer of the Kooiman ‘De Biesbosch’ anchor and coupling winches.

Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV enters into contracts according to the General Yard Conditions of the Netherlands Shipbuilding Industry Association (VNSI) (version 31 December 2018).

Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman BV

  • Slipway capacity to 135 metres
  • Propeller docks to 1,000 tonnes
  • 450 metres jetty and quay
  • Crane capacity to 16 tonnes
  • Newbuild halls with 6 overhead travelling cranes of 10 tonnes
  • Metalworking shop with in-house CNC lathes
  • Pipe fitting shop with in-house CNC bending machines
  • Technical design agency
  • Carpentry shop


Contact information

Lindtsedijk 84
3336 LE Zwijndrecht

T +31 (0)78 61 00 477
F +31 (0)78 61 00 039