• ÖSWAG Werft Linz

    For more than 180 years we have been the contact for shippinng on rivers and lakes in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

  • ÖSWAG Maschinenbau

    For almost four decades, we have been an attractive contract manufacturer for well-known companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector.

  • ÖSWAG as an employer


    As a renowned company in the center of Linz, we offer a wide range of opportunities.

    Find your dream job today!

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    Passion for new projects, on-time order processing and innovative solutions - this is what ÖSWAG has stood for since 1840. 180 years of experience combined with permanent technical development is the basis for many of our customers to place the production of their ships, machines or plants at our company.

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    For over 180 years we have been "the address" for navigation on rivers and lakes in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

    As the largest shipyard in Austria, our team is at your side from conceptual design to commissioning and final documentation.

    Our offer: New construction projects
    Reconstructions of all kinds (new engine, engine overhaul, lengthening of hulls, interior redesign, etc.)
    Repairs, service and maintenance works


    From the laying of the keel to the ceremonial christening of the ship, it takes motivated employees, clever minds, a lot of perseverance and, above all, YOU - business partners at eye level.
    These qualities combined, are reflected in the ÖSWAG Werft Linz .


    Whether general refurbishment, new engine or ship extension - we offer quality work with a fair price-performance ratio. Technical developments and achievements, material improvements and fashionable trends contribute to a successful result.


    The prerequisite for trouble-free, safe and reliable continuous operation is regular service. Maintenance work, servicing and repairs are carried out by us extensively and properly.


    Contract manufacturing in steel and plant engineering is an ideal complement parallel to shipbuilding.
    So that you can concentrate on your core business, we manufacture according to your plans and drawings. The manufacture of large steel construction components to order is a welcome change.

    Well-known selected producers and suppliers for engines, gearboxes, drives and highly technical marine equipment guarantee a long service life, reliability and high economic efficiency. This enables us to offer high-quality services with excellent results.



    As experts in discrete contract manufacturing in mechanical and plant engineering we are specialized in the production of large components.

    By means of planning and FE calculation, we develop the project with the aim of delivering an optimum result.
    Whether machine, plant, tool or device - we have the highest technical competence and extensive know-how.


    From planning and project planning to realization, maintenance and servicing. Our team covers your requirements with a variety of necessary expertise and passion. 


    Our certified welding technicians join steel components up to an individual weight of 80 tons. There are almost no limits to our dimensions, shapes and welding requirements.


    At ÖSWAG you have all machining technologies combined at one location. Whether turning, milling, grinding or eroding, the machining of complicated and precise components is one of our core competencies. 


    From prototypes to series products, we offer state-of-the-art surface finishes. High-quality and resistant surfaces produced in an environmentally friendly manner. 


    Due to the wide range of services offered by ÖSWAG, we are able to adapt the special requirements of each project down to the last detail. From assembly to commissioning, we carry out your orders on schedule according to your requirements.


    Why are we as ÖSWAG the ideal partner for you?

    Perfect location

    The location in Linz  offers you an enormous advantage.

    Due to our direct location on the Danube as well as the highway, we are easy to reach by car, truck, train and especially ship.

    This flexibility is our basis for production in shipbuilding and mechanical engineering.


    Together we turn your ideas into reality.

    The cooperation of ÖSWAG Werft Linz and ÖSWAG Maschinenbau usually enables the implementation of the order from one source. Our qualified staff accompanies the project from the beginning and ensures a smooth execution.


    We have over 50 different machines for you to choose from.

    With our various machines and machining centers, we guarantee extensive and high-quality production and manufacture workpieces with great precision.


    For all Danube and Rhine-Main vessels

    Due to the very large working area with a length of 270m and a width of 50m, several ships can be repaired at once.

    Contract manufacturing

    Contract manufacturing in steel and plant engineering is the ideal complement to shipbuilding.

    We provide our extensive qualities in manufacturing not only for our ships. Through contract manufacturing in the shipyard and in mechanical engineering, we have a wide range of orders.


    We manufacture and assemble according to customer-specific design.

    From complete assembly to commissioning, we have over 10,000m² of hall space at our disposal.

    With ÖSWAG to success

    Trust in the services of our experts

    If you need more information in the field of mechanical engineering, please ask us your question. 


    ISO9001 and other certifications


    Machinery, port regulations and others

    Spare parts

    Reliable partner for spare parts


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