The Dutch shipbuilding industry is renowned for its know-how in building complex and special purpose vessels for the offshore and dredging industry as well as navy ships.

The German shipbuilding industry has a strong focus on building cruise ships, ferries, naval ships and offshore wind installation vessels. Many internationally recognized brands find their origins in the Netherlands and Germany.

Innovation in the branch

When you come to work in the Netherlands or Germany, you will notice that the shipbuilding industry in both countries has a rich tradition of family companies lasting for many generations. This heritage is continued and strengthened by a strong focus on innovativeness. Investment in sustainable development guarantees their leading position within the maritime world. One of the secrets to success of the Dutch and German maritime markets is also an established network of locally based suppliers.

Employment in shipbuilding

The Netherlands is renowned for its major international shipbuilders, offering a wide variety of positions within the sector. Due to a high number of orders a demand for new talent is on the rise. Germany has noticed a growing demand for building cruise ships, ferries, naval ships and offshore wind installation vessels.

Middle Point

Middle Point has come to an excellent position by becoming the starting gate for international talent towards the best Dutch and German maritime companies and suppliers, in quantitative and qualitative terms Partners of Middle Point are the biggest brands in the yacht building, shipbuilding and offshore industry. Our portfolio includes also recognized suppliers, offering challenging positions to skilled candidates at all levels.