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  • 13 August 2014
    Equipment

    Xvision has signed a framework agreement with Aker Solutions for the delivery of visualization services in conjunction with four major SPS (Subsea Production Systems) projects. The agreement covers the projects: Aasta Hansteen, Kraken, MOHO Nord/BIS and Kaombo. Xvision will be developing and delivering installation animations, technical handbooks and posters that document the subsea projects in […]

  • 5 March 2013

    A little bit of Italy in Alphen aan den Rijn: the Benelux subsidiary of the Brevini Group, a global player in the power transmission industry, resides in this Dutch town. Dennis van Arkel, commercial director, is responsible for the commercial activities of the Benelux branch. Brevini was founded in 1960 by the brothers Renato, Corrado […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Hans-Maarten Bais started as an intern at Diana Yacht Design in 1998 and never left. Since eight years, he has been creative director of the company, that is driven by a young team of ten, of which two recently graduated. Bais: ”Young graduates often offer fresh ideas.” ”Diana Yacht Design is a flexible dynamic naval […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Central Industry Group (CIG), headquartered in Groningen in the north of the Netherlands, developed from a local supplier of steel packages to shipyards into a total solutions provider of complete vessels (engineering, build, steel building kits). CIG has 700 employees in the Netherlands and Germany and another 500 in Poland and China. The company consists […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch oceanographic consultancy Aqua Vision, has entered into partnership with geophysical sub-bottom specialist compatriot Stema Systems. Specifically, this partnership aims to provide a complete service package in sea floor and the water column understanding and investigation. “The driving force behind this collaboration is an exceptional passion for research and analysis of the water ways resulting […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Sytze Voulon has been the regional director North West Europe at Imtech Marine for just over a year now. ”Choosing to work for Imtech Marine was driven by the potential and challenge I saw, looking at the strategy and ambitions of Imtech Marine”, he says. ”The company is moving forward. Also I was very impressed […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Mikael Hansen truly is a world citizen. Born in Denmark, he moved to India when he was just seven days old and grew up in Japan and the United States of America. During his career, he lived in the United States of America, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Belgium before settling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. […]

  • 6 September 2013

    This year, Harold Linssen will celebrate his tenth anniversary as managing director of Keppel Verolme, a shipyard in Rotterdam-Botlek, the Netherlands, that specialises in refits, repair and maintenance of big offshore platforms. ”My work is extremely dynamic, and every day offers new levels of excitement. The big and challenging projects we take on at the […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp informed that its subsidiary Baltic SF IX Limited has extended a charter agreement with Canada-based Marine Atlantic for a Superfast vessel.  The current charter for MV Atlantic Vision will be extended for a period of one year, until November 2018. MV Atlantic Vision has been on the long-term bareboat charter since November 14, […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Port Authority wants to intensify investment programme for Port Vision 2030 In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by €21 million to €119 million (22%), compared with 2011. The growth is a result of increased returns, while costs remained stable. The returns from the letting of industrial areas increased by […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In 1990, Jan Bert Schutrops, president of Vopak Netherlands, started as management trainee at Royal Van Ommeren (that in 1999 merged with Royal Pakhoed to Royal Vopak) and never left. “I have worked in four countries for Vopak and was able to do a lot of different things. Every so many years, I could start […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 3 December 2017

    Image Courtesy: C-Job On the way to the interview at the new office of C-Job Naval Architects in Rotterdam, Managing Director Basjan Faber was talking with a colleague about the maritime industry. “It does not resemble the automotive or the aerospace industry,” he says. “I like to compare it with architecture. Buildings are designed with […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Innovation, Technology, Vessels, Vision

    Holland Shipyards Group: focus on the future Visit the Holland Shipyards Group’s yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam and you will see employees working on different types of project. Inside a workshop, plates of steel are being cut for the construction of a new hybrid ferry. Outside, multiple vessels are being converted. Marco Hoogendoorn walks around the yard […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Since September 2012, the Port of Rotterdam, the biggest European port and number four port worldwide, has a new COO: Ronald Paul. Paul started at the Port of Rotterdam in 1985: “After finishing my studies, I worked at an engineering company and at Rijkswaterstaat, but realised that both companies were not for me. An acquaintance […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Director business group maritime Peter Zorge’s relationship with Econosto Nederland bv goes way back. Being introduced to the company as an intern, he returned after a short detour at the Royal Netherlands Navy and Van Wijk & Boerma and has been working for Econosto for 24 years now, still enjoying his job and the company. […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Motivating organiser, who doesn’t mind to be strict sometimes After 17 years at Dutch dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord and its predecessors Ballast Ham Dredging and HAM/Hollandsche Beton Groep, Lonneke Holierhoek seized the opportunity to become managing director and partner of Offshore Independents: “A young company with an appealing motto, a lot of possibilities […]

  • 7 May 2014

    ”Being a surveyor used to be on every seagoing engineer’s wish list”, says Dick Pronk, who started as a surveyor at ABS Europe in 1997 and who became country manager the Netherlands at the same company in October 2013. With roots in coastal shipping and dredging, Pronk came ashore in 1995 and started working as […]

  • 6 December 2013

    ‘Turning vision into reality’, that is the credo of the Norwegian Ulstein Group, which includes Ulstein Sea of Solutions (USOS), a design company specialised in complex offshore construction vessels and drillships based in the Dutch town of Vlaardingen. Managing director Bob Rietveldt explains: ”Ulstein Sea of Solutions does what its company name says: we conceptualise […]

  • 10 February 2012

    “Size doesn’t matter, quality does.” Bas Ort, lawyer and partner at lawyers’ firm Zwartbol Advocaten is clear about his vision on conducting his business. Zwartbol Advocaten is a middle-sized law firm consisting of ten lawyers and five secretaries. Ort started at the predecessor of Zwartbol Advocaten in 1988. In 1989, he and Adriaan Zwartbol decided […]

  • 5 December 2012

    To be and to stay profitable is important for ship owners. Therefore it is a must to explore every possibility for improvement, especially in the light of rising fuel costs, ever stricter environmental regulations and growing attention to health and safety issues. SKF Marine Industry Service Centre, part of SKF, offers solutions to cut operating […]

  • 4 August 2012

    Recently, the Maasvlakte II in the port of Rotterdam was closed, meaning the Netherlands has grown 2,000 hectare and the port of Rotterdam by 20%. One of the companies who have settled on the Maasvlakte II is APM Terminals, who also operates a terminal on the Maasvlakte I. Ben Vree, CEO APM Terminals Europe, oversees […]