Location of MEYER WERFT for over 200 YEARS
The town of Papenburg with its 35,000 habitants looks back on a long shipbuilding tradition. The city has been MEYER WERFT’s location for over 200 years. What shipbuilding lokked like in the past can be viewed alongside the canals; The many hotels and restaurants along the town's canals are reminiscent of shipbuilding in the old days.
MEYER WERFT is the only shipyard of formerly 23 Papenburg yards that has survived to this day. By focusing on the construction of cruise ships early on the company has safeguarded its position not only in Papenburg, but also on the international market.
MEYER WERFT has a Visitors Centre where guests can see how the floating luxury hotels are built. A panoramic window offers an almost unobstructed view into the huge covered building dock and the ships under construction inside. In addition, the past comes to life once more through the galleries. Films, exhibits, and a mock-up cabin document how MEYER WERFT has developed regarding construction, technic and equipment.