1800t testbeds and 3000m3 workspace available
for all maintenance, repair and testing operations

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Damen Hoisting

Damen Hoisting is a specialised lifting and hoisting company. We inspect, maintain and repair all types of hoisting and lifting equipment.

Working ‘Below the Hook’ and ‘Above the Hook’, our team has the experience and skills to take your lifting operations to the next level.

Damen Hoisting: proudly serving the maritime, offshore, industrial and civil engineering industries.


Do you want to get in touch with Damen Hoisting?

Call us at: +31 (0)1 02 04 19 32

About Us

Damen Hoisting was established in 2017 as a business unit of Damen Anchor & Chain Factory. Our aim is to offer expert skills and knowledge on the subject of lifting and hoisting to customers working throughout the maritime, offshore, industrial and civil engineering industries.

Why choose Damen Hoisting?


We are Damen Hoisting – a team of highly skilled people with a passion for lifting and hoisting. We can provide you with a wide range of new equipment, in addition to comprehensive repair, testing and inspection services.

Working out of fully equipped workshop in Schiedam, we are committed to assuring you of:

  • Consistent quality
  • Excellent product availability
  • Competitive prices
  • Client-focus
  • 24/7 service
  • Repair & testing expertise

How we work


We are a forward-looking company. We have finely tuned our working methods towards paperless, future-proof operations. We use Cloud-based solutions that are smart and user-friendly. This means that you will always have your digital certifications ready for your ISO and VCA inspections. You can find all your original inspection certificates reports in your personal account at the online equipment management portal.

Of course, we can supply you with hard copy certificates if you need them.

Part of the Damen family


Damen Hoisting is part of the Damen Shipyards Group. Operating 36 shipbuilding and repair yards worldwide, Damen has delivered more than 6,500 vessels in more than 100 countries. In addition to ship design and shipbuilding services, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has a worldwide network of repair and conversion yards that complete around 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs every year.

As part of the Damen ‘family of companies’, Damen Hoisting was founded on a philosophy of quality and consistency. Customers can see this way of thinking in everything we do.

Services & Products

Our Services

Damen Hoisting is the specialist lifting and hoisting company. We inspect, maintain and repair all types of hoisting and lifting equipment.

Our Products

For all new products, Damen Hoisting works closely with well-known suppliers. These are all trusted partners that deliver high quality products to the EN standard or higher.


Damen Hoisting works to the highest level of lifting and hoisting standards in the Netherlands. We are certified as a recognized inspection company for lifting and hoisting equipment (known as EKH in Dutch). This certification is for both ‘Below the Hook’ and ‘Above the Hook’.

In addition to our ISO 9001 certification, we also have close working relationships with third parties such as Lloyd’s Register, DNV GL, ABS, RINA etc.

All our engineers have personal VCA certification for safety, working at heights, working with forklifts etc.

All our testbeds are calibrated at 1% by NMi.


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    Damen Hoisting
    Visiting address
    Admiraal de Ruyterstraat 24
    3115 HB Schiedam
    The Netherlands
    +31 (0)1 02 04 19 32
    Postal address
    PO Box 22
    3100 AA Schiedam
    The Netherlands