Thecla Bodewes Shipyards

Thecla Bodewes Shipyards specializes in building all types of seagoing and inland navigation vessels, such as: shallow draught (ice) pushers, water injection dredgers, day-passenger ships, fishing vessels, tankers, low-profile coasters and project cargo vessels. Also all types of maintenance, refit & repairs.


With 4 yards in the Netherlands, Thecla Bodewes Shipyards has a long history of wide range building experience:  TB Shipyards Kampen specializes in new builds up to 135m, TB Shipyards Harlingen offers deep water facilities up to 120m for new build, refit and repair and Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos is a well-established yard with a focus on cargo, dredging and sea-basing. All types of maintenance, refit and repairs are carried out at TB Shiprepair in Meppel.

Thecla Bodewes Shipyards focuses on developing new “Sustainable Ship Efficiency” designs. Reduction of emissions through innovative technology with LNG & hydrogen engines. Benefits: better performance, higher operating efficiency, lower environmental impact. Lower construction & operational costs.