abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH is an owner-operated medium-sized engineering company based in the port city of Emden, Northern Germany. Founded in 1981, the company is now managed by a team of three: Dipl.-Ing. Werner Hesse, Dipl.-Ing. Richard Vogt and Dipl.-Ing. Ekkehard Nowara.

The business portfolio of abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH includes engineering and services in ship design, offshore wind power, offshore oil and gas, and energy technology.

Working independently and in close association with its clients, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH has already planned and realized more than 250 ships – from heavy-lift ships to container ships to special vessels. Each new design is custom-made and offers solutions which are tailored to the distinct needs of the client.

After more than 36 years of business, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH has established itself nationally and internationally as a trendsetter and reliable partner. With 20 years of presence on the Chinese market, a cooperation agreement with the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI), excellent contacts with the Chinese shipyard industry, and shipbuilding projects carried out in countries such as

  • China
  • Bangladesh
  • Israel
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Poland
  • Lithuania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • The Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • Argentina
  • Chile
abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH truly is a global player.

To gain access to the emerging shipbuilding market in India, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH has entered a cooperation agreement with an Indian partner. Several projects are currently in development.

Based on the know-how gathered from numerous offshore wind power projects, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH pursues the development of innovative concept vehicles and devices to make logistic flows and installation procedures more efficient. One of the company’s focus areas is the foundation work for offshore wind farms; another is the development of an operation and maintenance base for offshore wind farms to create a broad spectrum of uses while maintaining a high level of operational performance capability.

In addition to ship newbuilding, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH also engages in modifications, such as extensions, re-engining, system upgrades (e.g. scrubber and BWM systems), and line optimisation for increased efficiency.