The northern German shipyard group, Lürssen, has been renowned worldwide for constructing highest-quality vessels and implementing innovative technology in shipbuilding since 1875. Headquartered in Bremen-Vegesack, the family-owned company specializes in the design and manufacture of luxury yachts, as well as naval and coastguard vessels. The new-build operations are complemented by extensive after-sales services, including repair, refit, maintenance and global logistics support. Located at eight highly specialized production sites in Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein, the qualified and experienced employees continue to combine the proven shipbuilding traditions of northern Germany with a passion for excellence. 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 second largest private yacht in the world at 180 m in length after the REV Ocean.