Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

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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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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