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Shipyard Van Laar


Shipyard Van Laar BV is located at the fishing harbor in the central seaport of Ijmuiden. We are a service company for both seagoing and inland vessels with many years of experience in repairs, rebuild and maintenance works.

Shipyard Van Laar BV has two slipways available:

Large slipway:
Vessels up to 60 x 12 meters (1800 ton max)

Small slipway:
Vessels up to 40 x 10 meters (1000 ton max)

The shipyard is equipped with metal, carpentry and painting skilled staff. The service offered are available however not limited. We are always available to assist with any special questions or requirements for your project.

Vessel maintenance

"Cut and Shave Treatment"

High pressure cleaning

Painting of both under and above water ship

(Re)placing anodes

Vessel repairs


Plate work

Strengthening constructional reinforcements

Replacement / repairs underwater parts such as propeller & shafts


Engine overhaul / repair


Annual insurance inspections

Flag state inspections

Hull thickness inspections

"Shipyard Van Laar BV started in 1953
as Sleephelling IJmuiden"

Shipyard Van Laar BV started in 1953 under the name Sleephelling IJmuiden as part of the port facilities. Since 2004 Van Laar exploits the shipyard with great success.

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