Facts & Figures


From 1986 until today Peter Hatecke runs Hatecke GmbH in fourth generation. Under his leadership especially the freefall lifeboat became an export hit. Between 2011 and 2016 his sons Hinnerk Hatecke, Dr. Hannes Hatecke and Markus Hatecke joined Hatecke Group and are supporting today`s growth in the cruise market.

Hatecke GmbH is covering the whole process from sales, design and construction, prototype development and finally production of boats and davit Systems which are distributed directly or via sales agents to yards and shipowners all over the world which trust in our innovative and high-quality products „made in Germany“.

Hatecke Service GmbH as a separate company covers the whole range of after sales activities from installation and commissionings, spare part supply, repairs, training and regulated services under MSC.402(96). Through a Network of more than 60 world wide service partners, we are covering almost all relevant ports for our customers.


Hatecke Group profile:

Management Peter Hatecke
Hinnerk Hatecke
Dr. Hannes Hatecke
Markus Hatecke
Krischan Oltmann
Location 21706 Drochtersen / Germany
Established 1903
Total Employees 2019 approx. 330
Total Annual Turnover 2018 approx. 50 Mio. Euro
Production Facilities approx. 30.000 m² in 9 halls
Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 
Awards and Recognitions – German Red Cross Social Sponsorship
– Nominated for „Mittelstandspreis 2008“
– MeyerWerft Partner of the year 2015
– IHS Safety at Sea Award in 2018 for „Best Safety Product of the Year (hardware and software package)“ for Hatecke Hook Monitoring System