thyssenkrupp Marine Programs (tkMS) is to take over the shipyard location of MV Werften in Wismar. The staff have been knowledgeable about this growth at a gathering in the present day by the insolvency administrator, Dr. Christoph Morgen, within the presence of the Minister of Economics Reinhard Meyer, CEO Oliver Burkhard and IG Metall district supervisor Daniel Friedrich. With this transfer, probably the most conventional shipbuilding places in Germany as soon as once more has a long-term outlook. The events agreed to not disclose the acquisition worth. Along with the required investments within the infrastructure, additional qualification of the employees can also be needed. If the order scenario permits, they are going to be recruited primarily from a switch firm arrange for the previous staff of MV Werften.

With a view to the long run, thyssenkrupp Marine Programs might produce submarines in Wismar throughout the course of 2024. The primary impetus for that is an order for extra submarines from the German authorities and the ensuing investments within the upgrading of the shipyard. The extent of such a dedication by thyssenkrupp Marine Programs depends upon the scope of the contract award: extra orders means extra jobs. If manufacturing ramps up in the midst of 2024, some 800 new staff might be employed by thyssenkrupp Marine Programs. Furthermore, if further orders are acquired within the floor sector, this quantity might even enhance to over 1,500 staff on the Wismar website. As well as, there may be consensus on, amongst different issues, the employment of apprentices and the institution of co-determination constructions. This was agreed by thyssenkrupp Marine Programs and IG Metall Coast.


Reinhard Meyer, Minister of Economics of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Oliver Burkhard, CEO tkMS, Ines Scheel, Chairwoman of the Works Council MV Werften, Daniel Friedrich, District Supervisor IG Metall Küste, Thomas Beyer, Mayor of the Hanseatic Metropolis of Wismar, and Dr. Christoph Morgen, Insolvency Administrator MV Werften (l.t.r.) (Photograph Andreas Laible/TKMS)

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania’s Minister of Economics Reinhard Meyer agreed: “Shipbuilding lives on in Wismar. The brand new proprietor, thyssenkrupp Marine Programs, has recognized encouraging prospects for the shipyard website. Up to now, the staff have efficiently confirmed that they’ll construct ships and grasp advanced challenges.”

Mentioned CEO Oliver Burkhard: “We come to Wismar to provide not solely Marine Programs, but in addition the situation and the individuals right here, an actual perspective. Shipbuilding is the place we come from and shipbuilding is the place we need to go. And we are going to do that along with the workforce – and with as many as we will! We’re satisfied that collectively we could be profitable and that this partnership is sweet for everybody.”

thyssenkrupp Marine Programs is likely one of the world’s main naval corporations with approx. 6,500 staff, and is lively as a methods provider for submarines and naval floor vessels in addition to for maritime electronics and safety applied sciences. Greater than 180 years of historical past and the fixed striving for enchancment permit the corporate to set new requirements time and time once more. thyssenkrupp Marine Programs gives its prospects worldwide tailor-made options to fulfill the extremely advanced challenges of a altering world. The driving forces behind this progressive power are the corporate’s staff, who form the way forward for thyssenkrupp Marine Programs with ardour and dedication day-after-day.