What does Schichau Seebeckwerft mean?

What does Schichau Seebeckwerft mean?

Schichau Seebeckwerft (often abbreviated SSW) was a German shipbuilding company, headquartered in Bremerhaven. The name comes from the 1988 merger of Schichau with Seebeckwerft . The original company Schichau was founded in 1837 by Ferdinand Schichau in Elbing (Elbląg) as F. Schichau.

Where is Schichau-Werke?

The Schichau-Werke (F. Schichau, Maschinen- und Lokomotivfabrik, Schiffswerft und Eisengießerei GmbH) was a German engineering works and shipyard based in Elbing, Germany (now Elbląg, Poland) on the Frisches Haff (Vistula Lagoon) of then-East Prussia. It also had a subsidiary shipyard in nearby Danzig (now: Gdańsk, Poland).

When did Schichau Seebeck Shipyard close?

The new SSW Schichau Seebeck Shipyard GmbH, founded in 1998, was closed in 2009. With its long history of major shipbuilding, the company is also known as Schichau-Werft, or Schichau Seebeck Shipyard ( Werft meaning shipyard ).

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