The Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSSh) is located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Sharjah Hamriyah Free zone. DSSh is ideally positioned for easy access to all seven Emirates as well as providing connections to neighbouring Gulf states closer to the Straits of Hormuz.
The yard is situated on a 284,000 m² site. The facility is equipped with a 5,200 tonne ship lift with a platform dimension of 120 m x 26.5 m, together with eight dry berths, a fully enclosed blasting and painting facility, and newbuild construction sheds totalling 4,500 m². There are also workshops covering 7,500 m² for the various trades active on the site. The yard has 1,200 m of quayside, with a draught varying between 5 m and 9 m.
DSSh is a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, bringing Damen expertise and capabilities to customers in the Middle East and beyond. The yard has the facilities to repair and construct all types of vessels, and has recently delivered tugs, workboats, support vessels, dredgers, landing craft, floating docks, barges and pontoons.