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Lürssen GmbH
Industry Shipbuilding
Founded 1875
Founder Friedrich Lürssen
Headquarters Bremen-Vegesack, Germany
Key people
Peter Lürssen (CEO)
Products Yachts
Naval ships
Revenue 829,9 million
Number of employees
Divisions Fr. Lürssen Werft
Lürssen Logistics
Lürssen Yachts
Lürssen Schacht-Audorf (Rendsburg)
Lürssen Berne-Bardenfleth
Slogan "My firm shall be known as the leader in both quality and performance." (Friedrich Lürssen, 1875)
Website www.lurssen.com

Lürssen (or Lürssen Werft) is a German shipbuilding company based in Bremen-Vegesack.

Plant in Lemwerder
Plant in Schacht-Audorf (Rendsburg)

Lürssen designs and constructs yachts, naval ships and special vessels. Trading as Lürssen Yachts, it is one of the leading builders of custom superyachts such as Paul Allen's Octopus, David Geffen's Rising Sun, and Azzam, the largest private yacht in the world at 180m in length.[1]

Naval ships built by Lürssen include:

Lürssen is currently also involved with the building of Braunschweig class corvettes and is part of the ARGE F125 joint-venture designing the F125 class frigate.





Lursen-S was the name of a Soviet counter-espionage operation of the late 1940s/early 1950s that infiltrated and compromised Operation Jungle, an MI6 program that used Lürssen E-boats to insert British-trained Baltic agents into the Soviet Union.

See also


  1. Daniel Fisher (2013-04-05). "German Shipyard Launches World's Largest Private Yacht At 591 Feet". Forbes.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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