Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

The smart ship revolution brings a myriad of challenges for seafarers

The vision of Ben Vree

Recently, the Maasvlakte II in the port of Rotterdam was closed, meaning the Netherlands has grown 2,000 hectare ...

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Maritime Hotspots

Maritime trading has long been a Dutch stronghold. So what happens when you deepen that bond by engaging ...

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Collective Power

HME facilitates international trade, stimulates innovation and cooperation and provides professional training. ...

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The Main Ingredients are Sand and Water

The Netherlands holds many dredging companies and the exciting aspect is that they run from large multinationals to ...

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Better an Ounce of Luck…

“We are a small company, with large equipment”, states Jurjan Lammers, commercial technical manager of ...

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Silently Blasting the Sea Bed

Silence and tranquillity aboard a seagoing monster machine that uses a more than one metre wide drill head to blast ...

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Put in Hard Work and See the Results

In the dredging industry, there is no way around it: worldwide the Dutch are renowned for their dredging ...

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IHC Merwede’s TSHD Specifically Designed for the ...

Recently the naming and launch ceremony for Chang Jiang Kou 02 was celebrated in Qidong, China, whilst at the same ...

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Damen Shipyards Delivers Research Vessel 3609 to ...

The first contact between Damen and the Belgian maritime research institute VLIZ (short for Vlaams Instituut der ...

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Greening the Inland Shipping Industry

Helping the inland shipping industry to become more sustainable, whilst at the same time increasing fuel efficiency ...

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Drivers for Sustainable Solutions in the Maritime Industry

In 2011 Navingo organised the first conference on ‘sustainability in the maritime industry’. ...

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Dutch Fender Innovations Successful at Seawork 2012

Fender Innovations won the Innovation Showcase Award in the category Vessel Design & Construction during the ...

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Engaging Competence Worldwide

Operations all over the world challenge Imtech Marine to employ specific qualities in projects from different ...

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The Vision of Wilco Ooms

“While studying at the Shipping and Transport College in Rotterdam to be educated as a skipper, I was called ...

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littered with ‘Plastic Soup’

‘Plastic soup’, the name given to systems of plastic waste materials found in rotating ocean currents, ...

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Invisible Power, Silent Partner

Port expansion and waterfront development. Coastal protection and tourism along beaches and rivers. Cruise ship ...

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APM Terminals Maasvlakte II

APM Terminals is in the process of building a fully automated container terminal on Maasvlakte 2. The novelty will ...

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Smart Logistics Keep up Mainport Flow

Moving where world business develops or intensifying customer services: long-term strategies with different ...

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The Ports of the Netherlands

Although the Netherlands might be a small country, the maritime structure is excellent and offers some of ...

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Shipyard Kooiman Delivers Push Boat for Reliable ...

At Shipyard Kooiman, a new 40 metre push boat named Veerhaven III Waterbuffel was christened on 20 March 2012. The ...

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Shipyard Grave Completes River Cruise Vessel for ...

Splash bang in the centre of Grave, a little fortified town with a history dating back to 1140 in the south-east of ...

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A Big Cat Far from Becoming Extinct

It is rare in this day and age when something new comes along. But a recent collaboration between a number of Dutch ...

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Ballast Water Management, an Active Subject

Vast amounts of ballast water are transported over various continents. Ships require this water for stability and ...

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Engaging Worldwide Production Capacity for Broader ...

Leading in design and construction of highly complex vessels and equipment worldwide, IHC Merwede now prepares to ...

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Developments within Ship and Yacht Repair

Ships are being built, but also sometimes need to be repaired. Repair yards form therefore an important part of the ...

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Gap Filled in Water Maker Industry

Fresh water is essential on board of ships. It is needed for drinking purposes, but also for washing or the use of ...

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New Elan at Dutch Superyacht Yards

The Netherlands evolved to be the world’s second largest producer of luxury yachts overw 30 metres of length, ...

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