ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany (often abbreviated TKMS) is a group and holding company of providers of naval vessels, surface ships and submarines. It was founded when large industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp acquired Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft on January 5th, 2005.

The group consists of:

As of August 30, 2006, the group represented a sales volume of around €2.2 billion and had a workforce of 8,400 people.

The corporation opened a branch office in Karachi, Pakistan on July 25th, 2007. By January 2009, it had become one of the biggest private shipbuilding companies in Pakistan.