Den Breejen Shipyard - Specialist in custom built river cruise vessels

Specialist in custom built river cruise vessels

During the past 20 years, Den Breejen Shipyard has successfully specialised in the building of luxury river cruise vessels. The vessels testify the yard's ability to build ships that meet the most stringent quality demands. Design and construction of these luxury passengers vessels fully comply with the requirements of classification societies. Every shipping company has its own style and specific wishes. Together with their clients, Den Breejen selects and implements the design and technical innovations that are appropriate to each new build.

Luxury design includes on board swimming pool

Passengers accommodate in luxury cabins and suites, distributed over lower deck, main deck and upper deck. Passenger facilities include a lobby, one or two lounges with bar, a main restaurant and a pool bar on deck. Panoramic windows providing an unobstructed view to the vessel's surroundings and outside areas, including the large sundeck. Subject to the desired level of luxury, a sauna, jacuzzi, fitness room, shop or hairdresser can be fitted. Especially attractive is the possibility for a wellness area with a swimming pool and a roof that can be opened.

Quality and workmanship

Workmanship, passion and commitment to achieving total customer satisfaction are among our core values. Quality of materials and a precise logistical work method are significant during the construction period. Wall paneling, wiring of electrical systems, assembling of insolation and climate control systems are processes that need to be well structured. In good cooperation with reliable subcontractors, Den Breejen knows how to manage these processes. Everyone involved in the building process has to be able to demonstrate a capability to meet the exacting standards for safety, health, environment and quality. Den Breejen Shipyard operates under ISO 9001:2015.

Sustainability and attention to the environment

Sustainability issues have entered the conversation in the river cruise market. The staff of Den Breejen Shipyard strives to optimise working practices to reduce environmental impact of their activities as much as possible. We design and build strictly according to class requirements, while also applying environmentally friendly solutions. Among the latest developments are sustainable solar panels on part of the deck, of course with enough space left for loungers.

Ensuring continuity by providing good service

Continuity is crucial to each shipping company. This is reflected in Den Breejen Shipyard's offering of a comprehensive refit and repair service. The repair department has its own harbour with two dry docks and a well-equipped workshop to ensure proper maintenance to existing vessels. For refit some ships require a total renovation due to their lifespan. Others are partially stripped and provided with the most necessary adjustments. The aim is to upgrade employability, the outcome is a future-proof ship.

Future developments

Our priorities are to continue serving the growing and developing market of luxury river cruises and to increase capacity in the near future with investing in a new port and its more extensive possibilities.

Call to action

Please call + 31 184 67 61 40 or use our email address to send us your business enquiry. We will be happy to assist you with a specific advice or an offer for a new build, repair of refit solution.

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Contact Details

Havenstraat 7
3372 BD Hardinxveld-Giessendam
Tel: +31 (0)184 - 676 140

Located close to Europe’s inland waterways makes the Den Breejen yard well suited for river cruise ship projects.
An on-board swimming pool that ingeniously converts into a cinema by way of a movable bottom.
Comfortable and elegant suites with panoramic views are situated on the middle and upper deck.
Artist’s impression of Travelmarvel Polaris delivered spring 2020.
In March 2019 Den Breejen delivered the 135 m Avalon Envision to Avalon Waterways. Now the Avalon View is under construction.
Dry docking of a vessel facilitates under water repair works in a fast and adequate way.
Den Breejen Shipyard provides shipbuilding services for own projects and for third parties
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