The Companies

Members of the HR Group

The companies of the group are active in the fields of traditional shipbuilding, shipbuilding supply industry and ship repairs as well as yacht construction, bridge manufacturing, wood and metal construction, crane construction, industrial plant engineering, hydraulic steelworking, port and lock construction and supplying industrial equipment and work clothes.

Arthur Friedrichs Industriebedarf GmbH

Technische Industrieausrüstung

Bereits seit 1921 unterstützt Arthur Friedrichs ihre Kunden mit hochqualitativen Produkten und maßgeschneiderten Dienstleistungen und Lösungen.

Als technischer Industrieausrüster fühlen wir uns besonders der regionalen Wirtschaft verbunden. Durch ein innovatives Beschaffungssystem, gewährleisten wir eine schnelle und reibungslose Abwicklung Ihrer Bestellungen. Ein breites Leistungsspektrum und eine hohe Lieferfähigkeit sowie moderne Lagerlogistik garantieren kurze Reaktionszeiten und hohe Versorgungssicherheit.


ATIS Arbeitsschutz, Technik und Industriebedarf GmbH

Occupational Safety, Technology and industrial Services

ATIS is a leading technical wholesale company in Bremerhaven with a large variety of products, particularly in the areas of occupational safety, technology and industrial equipment.

ATIS supports customers from all sectors by offering high-quality products, professional advice and solutions tailored to the customer. Whether you come to our site in Bremerhaven or use the ATIS online shop – ATIS puts the needs of its customers first and is inspired by them every day.


BVT Chartering und Logistics GmbH

Chatering and Logistics

BVT Chartering und Logistics GmbH is a transport company established in 2013 that is specialized in shipping of heavy loads.

The heavy-duty fleet of the company (floating cranes, multi-purpose ship, heavy-duty pontoon, heavy-duty shifting system, mobile crane) offers enormous possible applications. Heavy-duty lifts and heavy-duty logistics of all kind ashore and afloat can be scheduled and realised professionally by BVT Chartering und Logistics in the North and Baltic Seas with a focus on the Weser and Elbe Rivers.


Bredo Dry Docks GmbH

Conversion, Repair and Maintenance

BREDO DRY DOCKS is one of Europe’s leading conversion, repair and maintenance yards. Its ideal location on the mouth of the Weser River into the North Sea allows for quick access from all European ports. Your advantage:

BREDO DRY DOCKS is always just around the corner. Our docks are at the core of our compact and continuously modernized shipyard – our short track for maximum efficiency benefits our customers. Together with our reliable network of regional specialists, BREDO DRY DOCKS’ highly qualified team forms a single unit that successfully accomplishes any task. For us, “24/7” is a matter of course.


enPro Engineering- und Produktions­gesellschaft mbH

Construction of Machinery, Ships and Yachts

Founded in 1998, the EnPro Engineering and Produktionsgesellschaft mbH has been planning, producing and constructing individual components, machinery and systems for ship- and yacht-building as well as for machine and plant engineering for more than 20 years.

All engineers and technicians employed by EnPro benefit from extensive experience and specialized knowledge in general engineering, operating technology, electrical engineering, production technology and shipbuilding technology. The consistent application of engineering and production expertise serve to make EnPro a one of a kind, cross-sector supplier of ready to use, single-supplier machinery and systems.


Metall- und Holzbau Andreas Carstens GmbH und Co. KG

Port Maintenance, Steel Contruction and Carpentry

Metall- und Holzbau Andreas Carstens GmbH & Co. KG has been working successfully in the fields of metal construction and carpentry for more than 70 years. It offers general steel construction, steel structural engineering, hydraulic steelwork, construction of navigational aids and port maintenance. It also offers an up-to-date woodworking shop which will gladly satisfy all customer needs.

Large commercial customers, research institutes and a multitude of private customers from the Bremerhaven area value the work of Metall- und Holzbau Andreas Carstens GmbH & Co. KG, as do international companies in the mega-yacht industry who only accept the highest standards.


Rosslauer Schiffswerft GmbH & Co. KG

Ship building, hydraulic Steelwork, Crane and Bridge Contruction

Roßlauer Schiffswerft GmbH & Co. KG – a company with more than 150 years of maritime history – was founded in 1866 by the Sachsenberg brothers. It subsequently developed into one of the largest inland-shipyards in Europe by the start of the 20th century.

Today, the company is a modern supplier of steel products with a large variety of different products. Whether you are looking for a newbuilding or ship repairs, or for crane construction, bridge construction or hydraulic steelwork, or even for flood protection and offshore wind energy installations – the Rosslauer Schiffswerft GmbH & Co. KG offers its customers single-supplier solutions ranging from construction, production and conservation to transport and assembly.


Rupertus-Strako GmbH

Corrosion Protection and Coatings

Rupertus Strako GmbH is a Bremerhaven-based expert is corrosion protection with more than 30 years of experience and expertise in mobile and stationary corrosion protection.

Rupertus Strako offers single-supplier corrosion protection measures from planning all the way through to approval in steel construction, hydraulic steelworking and shipbuilding.

Rupertus Strako reliably and permanently protects iron and steel and gives parts and construction fixtures visual flair.


Set Schiffbau- u. Entwicklungs­gesellschaft Tangermünde mbH

Newbuildings, Ship repairs, Ship Reconstruction

Hardly any other German inland shipyard is as proficient at newbuildings, ships repairs and ship reconstruction as SET Schiffbau- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft Tangermünde mbH. The shipbuilding tradition at the site in Tangermünde reaches back to 1866; at the Genthin site, ships have been built, repaired and reconstructed with great passion for more than 60 years.

SET is internationally renowned for its ongoing construction of river cruise ships, passenger vessels, ferries, ice breakers, dredging vessels, police boats and other government vessels. In the field of ship repairs, ship renovation and ship reconstruction, SET stands out thanks to its reputation for absolute reliability as well as swift and cost-optimized completion.


Stahlbau Nord Gmbh

Contruction of Ships and Mega Yachts

Stahlbau Nord GmbH has been a trusted partner in ship and mega-yacht building for more than 25 years. The company, founded in 1993, is specialized in newbuilding of hulls, hull sections and superstructures both for ship and yacht construction.

Whether out of steel, stainless steel or aluminum, large components built by Stahlbau Nord satisfy even the most unusual wishes of ships owners and ships designers. Stahlbau Nord has extensive hall and production capacities at its disposal, along with production sites located close to the water and highly qualified and experienced staff like only few shipyards in northern Germany can claim.


Unterweser Stahl- und Maschinenbau GmbH

Hydraulic Construction, Steel Construction and Ships Repairs

Unterweser Stahl- und Maschinenbau GmbH, more widely known as USM, has been a reliable and well-regarded partner in hydraulic construction for many large construction and steel companies since 1992. Countless national and international port construction projects, flood protection efforts and lock construction jobs in the previous 35 years have been completed with some kind of involvement by Unterweser Stahl- und Maschinenbau GmbH.

Besides hydraulic construction, it is metalworking, general and heavy steel construction, machinery and industrial plant construction and ship repairs that comprise most of USM GmbH’s work.


USM-Nord Unterweser Schiff- und Maschinenbau GmbH

Hydraulic Steel Contruction

USM-Nord Unterweser Schiff- und Maschinenbau GmbH has, for decades, been among the top-performing companies in the execution of demanding steel construction work in combination with corrosion protection and propulsion technology work along the North German coast. It is a problem solver ideally located where the sea and land meet.

Whether working in hydraulic steel construction, ship repair or the offshore sector – USM Nord is the internationally known, professional partner of highly selective customers which is known for its punctual and efficient fulfillment of customers’ orders.