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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Cooperation is Key for a Positive 2012

The shipbuilding as well as yacht building industry endured an unpredictable year in 2011. Together with the ...

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Damen Shipyard’s First Full Axe-bow Patrol Vessel ...

Located some 570 kilometres off the Western African shores of Senegal is the Republic of Cape Verde, an archipelago ...

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The Arctic Battle Commences

Due to global warming the Arctic area has become an exiting point of untapped resources. According to reports 30% ...

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Number Eleven for Abis Shipping Company

On Friday 16 March 2012 the MS Abis Cuxhaven was christened by Nienke Huisinga, daughter of Hans Huisinga, ...

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GeoSea Takes Delivery of Purpose-Built Wind Turbine ...

On January 31st 2012, in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the flags were changed on Neptune, a new self-propelled ...

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The First in a Series of Four Oceangoing Patrol Vessels ...

In 2005, a study by the Dutch Navy concluded that changes in the field required a different type of vessel. The ...

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Shipyard De Hoop Completes First of Three Ships for ...

The number of river cruise passengers in Europe has increased 2.5-fold in the past ten years. About half of the 230 ...

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Cooperation is Key for the Dutch Maritime Industry

The Dutch Maritime Network has shaped its new course. Last January, Arie Kraaijeveld succeeded Niko Wijnolst as ...

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The Vision of Chris Karman

“The land comes to a premium, whereas offshore, there is plenty of room. However, we should treat the sea ...

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Sustainable with a Capital S

On a snow-filled February day in Geertruidenberg, the Netherlands, Interstream Barging and Peters Shipyards ...

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Together we Strengthen Safety

Being a professional diver entails diverse work. A diver could work in an aquarium, within the offshore or inshore ...

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Developing Larger Global Market Opportunities

SMIT has a proud tradition of serving the maritime sector going back some 170 years. SMIT provides worldwide ...

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United we Stand

Rotterdam. World Port World City. This is the slogan for the city and the port. Something we like to bandy about on ...

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Multinational Workforce at Global Company

Operating within the Dutch maritime industry, yet part of an international company, Keppel Verolme shipyard follows ...

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Record-Breaking Rockpiper will Support and Protect Pipelines

On 28 January 2012, Boskalis’ first newly built fallpipe vessel Rockpiper was named at Keppel Singmarine in ...

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The Vision of Hans Hagedoorn

Although KTR Benelux, based in Hengelo, the east of the Netherlands, is an important supplier for the maritime ...

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Come Fly the Dutch Flag

The Netherlands, a seafarer nation with a vast maritime history and a strong maritime cluster, should pre-eminently ...

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Out in All Weathers

We have just witnessed a massive winter spectacle. A time during which Dutch lakes and rivers slowly change into ...

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Tools for the Deep

The dredging industry is gearing up to deliver the tools and know-how for winning minerals from the deep sea. The ...

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Exploring the Oceans

Deep sea mining is set to test the boundaries of technology, but it is certainly not a recent discovery, as the ...

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Ecology Versus Technology

“I am actually quite worried”, states marine ecologist Marc Lavaleye of the Deep Sea Science & ...

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DEME Takes Delivery of a New 11,650 m3 TSHD from IHC Merwede

The latest delivery from IHC Merwede is the Breughel. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) was handed over to ...

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Another ‘Vagabond’ Takes to the Sea

Shipyard Kooiman, based in Zwijndrecht, recently completed and handed over a new multi-purpose support vessel to ...

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World’s First LNG-Powered Inland Waterway Tanker

For the past few years, a healthy competition has been going on to build the most innovative and eco-friendly ...

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Easy Optimisers

Getting the best results from vessels and equipment is achieved by analysing their capacities and the circumstances ...

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