CostFact Users and Customers


Based in Viareggio, Livorno and Fano, the Italian yard Benetti designs and constructs motoryachts. Benetti is one of the leading builders of custom superyachts, having built hundreds of yachts over the years.

Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie

Headquartered in Cherbourg, France, Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) specialises in the design and construction of naval ships. CMN’s products range from 15-meter high-speed interceptors to frigates of over 130 meters. Starting with a trial installation in 2021, CMN continued directly with CostFact as central tool for cost estimation in the bidding and tender process.

Larsen & Toubro Limited

Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational conglomerate. L&T is headquartered in Mumbai and operates in over 30 countries worldwide. L&T shipbuilding owns two shipyards, located on India’s east and west coasts and offers defence and commercial vessels, from concept design to construction for new builds.

VT Halter Marine, Inc.

Headquartered in Pascagoula, Mississippi, VT Halter Marine, Inc. is a leader in the design and construction of medium-sized ships in the United States. Halter Marine designs and builds ocean-going vessels such as patrol vessels, oil recovery vessels, oil cargo vessels, ferries, logistic support vessels and survey vessels.


NOBISKRUG is a world class superyacht builder that employs a staff of more than 1000 highly skilled workforces. Founded in 1905, NOBISKRUG has delivered more than 800 vessels to date.

Azimut Benetti

Azimut Benetti is the largest network producing mega yachts and offers the most extensive range of motor boats from 34 foot to yachts, exceeding the length of 100 meters.

Ferretti Group

The Ferretti Group is a world leader in the design and construction of luxury yachts and owns six shipyards located across Italy. Ferretti’s portfolio includes the brands Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN, Custom Line and Wally.

Blohm+Voss GmbH

Blohm+Voss is one of Germany’s biggest shipyards. The merger of the former independent companies for newbuilding and repair requested the unification of the costing systems. Blohm+Voss selected CostFact to replace all previously existing systems for cost estimation, budgeting and quoting.

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems GmbH

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is one of the leading European system providers for non-nuclear submarines and high-end naval vessels. CostFact is used in both business units “Surface Vessels” and “Submarines”.

Turquoise Yachts

Turquoise Shipyards focuses on mega yachts up to 80 meters and is the builder of Turkey’s first world-class superyacht. Turquoise Shipyards owns shipyards in Pendik (Istanbul) and Kocaeli.


GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel is a shipyard with over 175 years of experience. Ships of all frigate classes currently used by the German Navy have been built from this shipyard.

Southern African Shipyards

Southern African Shipyards from Durban is the largest shipyard in Southern Africa. Participating in two tenders for the South African Navy, Southern African Shipyards decided to implement CostFact in order to ensure that the tenders have the most cost efficient solutions.

Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG

Headquartered in Bremen-Vegesack, the family-owned company specializes in the design and manufacture of luxury yachts, as well as naval and coastguard vessels. Lürssen Yachts uses CostFact as central calculation tool for cost estimation and cost planning.

Flensburger Schiffbau GmbH & Co. KG

Participating in an advertisement for combat support vessels, different design alternatives had to be evaluated. CostFact enabled Flensburger to determine the optimal design with respect to both the life cycle cost, and the functional requirements.

Fr. Fassmer GmbH & Co. KG

The shipbuilding activities of Fassmer cover a wide range of products – from naval vessels, ferries and yachts, to one-off custom-built special purpose vessels. CostFact can be used in every stage of these activities – for cost estimation, cost planning and cost control.

MAN Diesel & Turbo SE

MAN Diesel & Turbo is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the shipbuilding and power plant industry. The CostFact regression module is used in turbo charger engineering for cost estimates at a very early stage.

6SIGMA Shipyards Group

CostFact is the cost estimate solution for the 6Sigma Shipyards Group. The main goal of this group is to support and establish a coherent entity, exchange knowledge, and share experience in the African shipbuilding industry.

Shiptec AG

With more than 100 years of experience in shipbuilding, Shiptec takes on projects ranging from passenger ships and freight ships, to luxury yachts. CostFact is applied from the early stages of initial design to the real-time calculations based on actual ERP data.

Abeking & Rasmussen AG

The shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen uses the customized CostFact module for life cycle cost optimization in order to assess the effects of the SWATH technology. This technology is based on an innovative hull concept for smooth service in rough seas.

Shipyard Hermann Barthel GmbH

For ship new building, ship rebuilding, and ship repair on the Elbe River, Shipyard Hermann Barthel uses CostFact for both cost planning and controlling.

Other Customers

Not all builders of super yachts wish to appear online with their cost management activities. Please request our reference list if you would like to receive a comprehensive table of the shipyards using CostFact.

Product Features

Efficient Cost Planning


Integrated Cost Information


Parametric Cost Estimation


Cost Controlling


Life Cycle Costing