|Predecessor||Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft |
|Founded||January 5, 2005|
|Dr. Rolf Wirtz (Chairman and CEO)|
Number of employees
|Parent||ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions|
|Subsidiaries|| Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft |
Hellenic Shipyards Co.
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The group consists of:
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