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Søby Værft A/S has existed in nearly 90 years and was first founded by Arthur Christian Jørgensen as an engine factory on the 1st of October 1931.
Arthur created the “Søby ship engine”, that became the trademark of Søby Værft A/S. In 1967 the first dry dock was added to the shipyard because of high demand from clients and the other two was added throughout the years. Dock III is the largest and newest dock on Søby Værft A/S, and it was extended in 2018.
The shipyard also engaged in new buildings on like fishing boats, ferries later the shipyard worked on larger steel constructions, extensions and renewals on different Ships. Latest newbuildings was the E-ferry, Ellen.
The founder, Arthur Christian Jørgensen, was an important person for the development of Søby, as he made it his pride and purpose to develop the town throughout his life. If you find yourself in the area during the summer, you can experience a guided tour about Arthur and the work that he did for Søby and the community. See more here: www.iarthursfodspor.com
To give you an impression of their capabilities, we have assembled the latest examples of repair work and new builds.
At Søby Værft A/S, they commit to produce the utmost result on every single enterprise. All projects are managed by the same project manager from start to finish, allowing for unexpected turns and changes. But always within budget.
Newbuilding,quickly became a focus for Søby Værft A/S in the shipyards early years. In 1949 the shipyard signed its first newbuilding contract on the construction of a fishing vessel. In the years to come there has been many new buildings from Søby Værft A/S. In the beginning the newbuildings was only wood constructed vessels. In 1958, Søby Værft A/S extented a steel fishing vessel, this project became the beginning of many new buildings in the Steel department from Søby Værft A/S.
As one of the few shipyards in Denmark, Søby Værft A/S features a whole unit for newbuild vessels, and they are widely renowned for their flawless and cost-effective on-time deliveries.
Being an experienced shipbuilder, Søby Værft A/S has recently increased its capacity to construct a broader range of vessel types.
Whether traditional steel ship or aluminum range, Søby Værft A/S can build up to 140 m in length, and easily facilitates a draught of up to 6 m.