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-Werft, Papenburg9. Stop: Meyer
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MEYER WERFT GmbH in Papenburg was founded in 1795 and is still owned by the Meyer family, now in the sixth generation. Bernard Meyer is managing partner of the company.
During the past decades MEYER WERFT has achieved an excellent worldwide reputation for the construction of special-purpose ships. The company is especially well known for the con-struction of huge, modern and highly sophisticated cruise vessels. Until today the shipyard has built 30 luxury liners for customers from all over the world.
But MEYER WERFT offers its customers even more: car and passenger ferries, RoRo ships as well as LPG tankers have successfully been built in Papenburg for decades. MEYER WERFT's affiliated company, NEPTUN WERFT GmbH in Rostock, is also a builder of river cruise ships.
Today MEYER WERFT employs more than 2,500 people, making it one of the most important employer in the region. The family-owned company also provides professional training to about 300 apprentices. The workload will keep the company busy well into the year 2015.