About the Shipyard
MEYER WERFT, based in Papenburg, was founded in 1795 and is in its seventh generation of family ownership.
MEYER WERFT has achieved an excellent worldwide reputation over the last decades. The company is especially known due to the construction of huge, modern and sophisticated cruise ships.
MEYER WERFT employs a staff of about 3,450. The average age is 38. Today, the shipyard is one of the key employers in the region.
MEYER WERFT is a company with tradition, which started operations in Papenburg on the Ems in 1795. For more than 200 years ships of most different types have been built by the experts working for this family-owned company. To be able to compete with other shipyards on an international scale, production engineering has been permanently improved. Nowadays MEYER WERFT's production premises count among the most modern ones in the shipbuilding industry.
Take a look at MEYER WERFT‘s covered building docks and follow up on the construction of luxurious and technologically demanding cruise ships.