Koninklijke Niestern Sander BV

Koninklijke Niestern Sander BV

Shipyards established in Delfzijl, in the Northern part of the Netherlands, since 1901.

Turnover on a yearly basis approx. € 50 mln. Approx. 200 employees.


Shipyard fully equipped for the engineering and construction of merchant ships up to L=160m*B=23m with a trackrecord ranging from multipurpose dry cargo vessels, IMO2 tankers, bulkers, containerfeeders to anchorhandling tugs and ice breaking support multipurpose vessels (IMSV’s) for the Caspian Sea as well as a walk-to-work vessel for NAM. Modern workshops allowing larger block construction under cover.

Large network of subcontractors and suppliers in direct vicinity of the yard concentrating knowledge, skills and capacity to cope with special projects and designs.


Shiprepair yard fully equipped to handle all shiprepair- and maintenance services including conversions, modifications, mobilisations and constructions works for the offshore industry. Projects can be handled as turnkey and the yard provides ‘one-stop-shopping’ for a variety of maritime related disciplines such as (but not limited to) electrical works, HVAC and piping facilities:

– Dock 1: 105*19 m, 5000 tons lifting capacity;
– Dock 2: 176*27 m, 10000 tons lifting capacity;
– Repair slipway 147 m length, 1500 tons lifting capacity;
– Repair berths with crane facilities and workshops;
– Machine shop;
– Carpentry shop;
– Workshop/service unit in Eemshaven;
– Industrial Services and Constructions.

Adres: Postbus 108, 9930 AC Delfzijl
Telefoon: (0596) 649 400
Email: bruin@knsbv.nl
Website: http://www.knsbv.nl