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  • 24 June 2014
    Vessels

    Danser Group said it has performed the first LNG bunkering operation for the company’s recently refitted container barge Eiger-Nordwand. According to Danser, the Eiger-Nordwand is the first barge in the world that has been converted to LNG propulsion. The old engines have been replaced with dual-fuel LNG engines from Wärtsilä. The conversion to LNG gives the Eiger-Nordwand […]

  • 15 July 2013

    ”The process of containerisation is still continuing”, managing director Ben Maelissa of Danser Group notes. ”All kinds of cargo of which shipping in containers would have been unthinkable a decade ago, nowadays gets transported this way, even cargo types that are typical bulk or general cargo.” ”The advantage of container transport is of course the […]

  • 15 April 2014

    After the construction of the LNG tank has been completed, the Eiger-Nordwand picks up the tank in Alphen and is heading off to the shipyard where the actual refit of the Eiger will be started. Cryonorm supplied the LNG fuel system for the Eiger, a push-tow combination from Danser Group. The retrofit includes new Wartsila […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Danser Group/BCTN, and Oosterhout Container Terminal/Brabant Intermodal, Markiezaat Container Terminal and Pro-log, have established new barge and road connections, further linking the Port of Antwerp with the network of inland terminals in South-East Netherlands. Both projects started mid May 2014. The new barge service operated by Danser Group/BCTN calls at Antwerp six times per week […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first inland waterway vessel refitted with a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) drive system was officially delivered in Rotterdam on June 19. Danser Group’s tug-barge combination was converted by the Koedood firm. With a Wärtsilä dual-fuel drive system, the vessel now gets 95 to 99% of its power from LNG, which significantly reduces emissions. With […]

  • 18 July 2011

    On Juli 14th, in her home-port Delfzijl, Shipyard Barkmeijer, Stroobos, delivered m.v. Marietje Deborah to the Danser- van Gent family, Delfzijl. This 1A ice classed multi-purpose vessel is the third of four vessels Shipyard Barkmeijer is building for the Danser-Van Gent/Wagenborg combination. The main engine, a 3060 kW 9 cil. (800 revs/min) B&W MAN-diesel, delivers […]

  • 14 April 2011

        After christening and name giving by Miss Deborah Danser, m.v. Marietje Deborah was launched at Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos on April 14th. The Marietje Deborah is the third in a series of four 1A ice-classed nozzle fitted 8300 tons vessels Barkmeijer is building for the Danser-Van Gent family in Delfzijl. Main particulars of […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    On Juli 14th, in her home-port Delfzijl, Shipyard Barkmeijer, Stroobos, delivered m.v. Marietje Deborah to the Danser- van Gent family, Delfzijl. This 1A ice classed multi-purpose vessel is the third of four vessels Shipyard Barkmeijer is building for the Danser-Van Gent/Wagenborg combination. The main engine, a 3060 kW 9 cil. (800 revs/min) B&W MAN-diesel, delivers […]

  • 23 December 2014

    GDF Suez LNG Solutions completed first LNG bunkering operation at the port of Moerdijk.

  • 12 August 2013
    Vessels

    Cryonorm Systems, a Netherlands-based developer and supplier of cryogenic vaporizers, said it has received an order from Koedood to retrofit the propulsion system from diesel to dual fuel gas/diesel onboard the MV Eiger, a push-tow combination from Danser Group. The order consists of a turn key system. Cryonorm Systems will engineer, produce and start up […]

  • 20 August 2014

    On 19 June the festive recommissioning ceremony of the coupled push-tow combination Eiger-Nordwand took place in Rotterdam. A special occasion, as it is the first container inland vessel in the world refitted to LNG. Maritime by Holland Magazine attended the ceremony and spoke to the project partners about this unique, innovative project. Eiger-Nordwand was due […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Equipment

    The MV Eiger, a push-tow combination from Danser Group, has received the Cryonorm LNG Fuel Gas System, Cryonorm Systems said in a statement. The contract for the LNG Fuel Gas System was signed between Koedood and Cryonorm in August of 2013. This is the very first inland waterway container barge retrofit in Europe, according to […]

  • 8 November 2013

    At Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos the production of the MV Marietje Astrid (building number 322) is at full blast. The 610 tonnes weighing stern of this fourth nozzle equipped 1A ice classed multi-purpose carrier for Danser-van Gent / Wagenborg was driven recently to the slipway. The colleagues of Wagenborg Nedlift took care of this job by […]

  • 6 May 2018

    Ships calling on multiple terminals will be combining cargo destined for a single container terminal in Rotterdam.

  • 28 April 2014

    On Friday 25 April the port authorities of Antwerp, Mannheim, Rotterdam, Strasbourg and Switzerland signed a joint venture for the introduction of LNG. This involves cooperation in research, promotion, knowledge transfer, legislation and bunker infrastructure. The agreements follow on from the LNG Master plan of the Rhine-Main-Danube corridor in which all participants are involved. The […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Wagenborg announced on Friday that their two Filipino colleagues, working on board the “Marietje Andrea”, drowned off the coast of Trelleborg, Sweden. It is unclear how this happened. The weather was good, the sea was calm. The two men started cleaning the deck at 08:00 AM. After 15 minutes the chief officer heard a […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 25 April, the port authorities of Antwerp, Mannheim, Rotterdam, Strasbourg and Switzerland signed a joint venture for the introduction of LNG. This involves cooperation in research, promotion, knowledge transfer, legislation and bunker infrastructure. The agreements follow on from the LNG Master plan of the Rhine-Main-Danube corridor in which all participants are involved.The aim […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) inaugurated the “Eiger-Nordwand”, the first inland waterway vessel to be retrofitted with pollution-reducing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) engines. This pilot vessel represents one of the milestones of the EU-supported “LNG Masterplan Rhine-Main-Danube” project, which is a series of studies and trials to assess the use of Liquefied Natural […]

  • 3 June 2012

    “While studying at the Shipping and Transport College in Rotterdam to be educated as a skipper, I was called a part-timer, as I was more on board of my parents’ ship than at school.” Inland shipping entrepreneur Wilco Ooms (34) already knew from an early age on that he wanted to follow in his parents’ […]

  • 4 April 2005

    Fishing at sea is a dangerous occupation all over the world, but few stretches of water are more lethal than the Bay of Bengal. Every year hundreds, if not thousands of Bangladeshi fishermen, are drowned. There are no official figures because no one bothers to count.

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Study: Hazards associated with dangerous goods stowage were identified on a range of boxship designs.

  • 3 October 2019

    Instead of returning to the planned track, an alternative route was chosen, placing the vessel in imminent danger.