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  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    NileDutch, a Rotterdam-based shipping company specialising in cargo liner services from and to West Africa, held a naming ceremony for the third of four newbuild container ships, the 3,510 TEU MV NileDutch Antwerpen, at IMT Terminals in Antwerp, Belgium. The four newbuild container ships will be registered in the Netherlands and fly the Dutch flag. The dimensions and deck equipment of […]

  • 25 August 2014

    On 25 June Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the five Dutch seaports (Port of Rotterdam, Port of Amsterdam, Zeeland Seaports, Port of Moerdijk and Groningen Seaports), the seaports’ industry and Topteam Logistiek all signed the work programme Seaports 2014-2016. Together, they will start working on strengthening the seaports’ position, […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With the delivery of the ‘Peter’ last Thursday, the fleet of Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) now has the world’s most sustainable bed leveller. The 22.4-meter-long vessel complies not only with the strict IMO Tier 3 standard for the emission of harmful substances in shipping but also with the Euro Stage 5 standard for emissions in […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch consortium of nearly 20 partners has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to study and demonstrate the technical possibilities for autonomous shipping. Announced in the framework of the Smart Shipping Challenge 2017, which started on November 30, the two-year applied research programme is expected to help reduce operating costs and improve safety and […]

  • 11 January 2011

    The captain of the Dutch cargo vessel Dongeborg was intoxicated when the vessel ran aground on the southern coast of Læsø on January 3. The Danish Naval Command got suspicious while talking to the captain on the radio, however it was not possible to get the captain ashore to get a blood sample. Instead, the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, June 25, Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have signed an agreement stipulating how the two parties will act together to develop offshore wind energy in the Netherlands, Japan and possibly beyond. Arjen Schutten, director of HHWE, said: “Japan’s offshore wind market will grow explosively in the […]

  • 24 January 2017

    An international coalition has filed a lawsuit in Dutch court on behalf of institutional investors who suffered billions of dollars in losses in their investments in the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras. Seeking declaratory relief as a result of the alleged corruption of the company and its executives, the coalition represents investors who purchased Petrobras […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, June 25, Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have signed an agreement stipulating how the two parties will act together to develop offshore wind energy in the Netherlands, Japan and possibly beyond. Arjen Schutten, director of HHWE, said: “Japan’s offshore wind market will grow explosively in the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    On 17 December 2012, the first ever hybrid seagoing ferry was launched in Port Glasgow, Scotland, by the Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The vessel is the first of two hybrid ferries for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) currently under construction at Ferguson Shipyard. To make this world’s first happen, CMAL turned to Rotterdam-based […]

  • 27 September 2013

    A year ago I wrote in this magazine that the Dutch offshore wind industry was active somewhere in almost every offshore wind farm project in the world, but not so much in the Netherlands itself. Not because the Dutch projects were using non-Dutch companies, but simply because there was only one Dutch project, the Luchterduinen […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has awarded a contract to Dutch Dredging BV under which the contractor will dredge area at Queens Wharf and Caricom Wharves. According to the Port Authority, the contract also includes ancillary works for the Government Shipping Service. Officials also announced that the dredging project is expected to begin […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In this series of articles, Maritime Holland will take a look at the number crunchers and creative engineers in Dutch naval architectural and marine engineering firms. These companies are an essential link in the value chain of shipbuilding, both within the Netherlands and abroad. In this first instalment, we talk to Saltwater Engineering in Papendrecht […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week delivered a shallow draught ASD 2310 SD vessel, named Papillon, to De Boer Remorquage SARL, a subsidiary company of Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf De Boer) and Iskes Towage & Salvage. Damen has customised the ASD for a 12-year contract with Grand Port Maritime de Guyane in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou […]

  • 18 March 2016

    Six publicly-owned Dutch seaports, Groningen Seaports, Havenbedrijf Amsterdam, Havenbedrijf Rotterdam, Havenschap Moerdijk, Port of Den Helder and Zeeland Seaports, are going to appeal against the decision of the European Commission which states that Dutch sea ports must pay corporation tax from January 1, 2017. “We are not against paying corporation tax, but then it should apply […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     On Wednesday 8th January, 2020, Senator Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, and Ms. Trudy Ann Gill-Conlon visited the Port of Spain Ferry Terminal to witness the ongoing dredging project. The project, spearheaded by the Ministry of Works and […]

  • 10 December 2012

    On 8 November, the maritime industry gathered in the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam to honour the innovative character of the Dutch maritime cluster during the seventh edition of the annual Maritime Awards Gala. A record-breaking 820 maritime professionals witnessed the awarding of four prestigious prizes, the VNSI Wim Timmers Award, the HME Maritime Innovation Award, the […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Recently, Aeolus finally arrived in Rotterdam to be revealed to the world. On Friday 20 June relations had the opportunityto explore the ship, while on Saturday 21 June Khaddouj Aboutaleb Erahoutan, spouse of the mayor of Rotterdam, christened the transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms owned by dredging and offshore […]

  • 14 June 2013

    More and more vessels are being built abroad, not only to save on labour costs, but also on costs of building materials. Clearly a production run of similar vessels offers economies, but the Netherlands is especially known for its complex and often custom-build vessels with a high focus on quality, which is more difficult to […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 15 October 2015

    Supermajor Shell said on Thursday it opened its fourth liquefied natural gas  truck refuelling station in the Netherlands. This new station is located in Pijnacker, on the premises of Albert Heijn, one of the largest Dutch supermarket chains. This LNG refuelling station is being used by delivery trucks that supply products to Albert Heijn, Shell […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The project of the Panama Canal Authority, the government agency responsible for operating, maintaining, managing, preserving and modernising the canal, to expand the Panama Canal is well underway. The aim of the expansion is the enlarging of the Panama Canal’s capacity. Building a new, third bridge over the canal, working name Atlantic Bridge, is one […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    From 4 to 7 September Europe’s most important maritime trade fair will take place. The 25th Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine technology fair in Hamburg, in short: SMM, is the ultimate meeting place for the international shipbuilding industry. With over 2000 exhibitors from 60 countries, 50.000 participants and 30 country pavilions, the trade fair will be […]