ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH
Industry Shipbuilding
Founded January 5, 2005; 12 years ago (2005-01-05)
Headquarters Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Area served
Key people
Peter Feldhaus (Chairman and CEO)
Owner ThyssenKrupp
Number of employees
Parent ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions
Subsidiaries Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft
Hellenic Shipyards Co.
Atlas Elektronik

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany (often abbreviated TKMS) is a group and holding company of providers of naval vessels, surface ships and submarines. It was founded when large industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp acquired Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft on January 5, 2005.


The group consists of:

The group represents a sales volume of around €2.2 billion and has a workforce of 8,400 people as of August 30, 2006.

The corporation opened up a branch office in Karachi, Pakistan on 25 July 2007. By January 2009, it has become one of the biggest private shipbuilding companies in Pakistan.

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