Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven GmbH is a dockyard in Bremerhaven. It was founded in 1863 by the shipping company Norddeutscher Lloyd, first mainly used as a repair workshop for the company’s own merchant fleet. This new yard was established in exchange and addition to the former small Lloyd-workshop in Bremen which was already founded in 1857.
In the 1970th the shipyard became member of the Vulkan Group.
Today the Lloyd-yard is the only greater dockyard which survived in Bremerhaven. It employs 500 workers in an area of 260. 000 m² (??). Ships with a draught down to 11,5 m can be accommodated (??).The yard concentrates its activities only on repair, maintenance and reconstruction of ships.
Media related to Lloyd Werft at Wikimedia Commons
- Lloyd Werft website
Hans Jürgen Witthöft, Lloyd Werft -- 150 Jahre Schiffbaugeschichte, Köhler Verlagsgesellschft, Hamburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-7822-0957-1
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