Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Eimskip Expands Reefer Services in The Netherlands

Reykjavik-based shipping company Eimskip has expanded reefer services as it acquired 90% of the Dutch forwarding ...

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Computational Power Leads to Improved Ship Designs

In the last 15 years, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software has made big leaps. What was once merely ...

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Superyachts Return Home for Upgrades

While the newbuilding market in superyacht construction was severely hit by the recession, the refit activity ...

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The Netherlands Ordered to Scrap Tax Breaks for Its Seaports

The European Commission has required the Netherlands to abolish an exemption from corporate tax for its six ...

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RoRo Traffic Flourishes at Port of Rotterdam

The Dutch Port of Rotterdam’s RoRo market, which focuses strongly on the United Kingdom, recorded an 11.4 ...

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EQT Infrastructure Sells Koole Terminals

Sweden’s EQT Infrastructure Limited has made a move to sell its Dutch storage company Koole Terminals to ...

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Port of Rotterdam Forges Ties with Bank of China

The Bank of China and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday, October ...

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Plans to Salvage Sunken Dutch Freighter Kicked Off

Dutch shipping company Flinter has started talks with salvage and insurance companies to salvage the general cargo ...

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Damen Buys 24/7 Ship Repair Yard in Rotterdam

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam, one of ...

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Dutch State Eyeing Stake in Port of Amsterdam

The Dutch State is considering to acquire an ownership interest in the Port of Amsterdam, currently wholly-owned by ...

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Gallery: All Aboard for SAIL Amsterdam!

Ships of all types and sizes are taking to the North Sea Canal to join the celebration of the ninth edition of ...

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Koole Terminals Expands Operations in Port of Rotterdam

Dutch storage company Koole Terminals has started operating the storage terminal for petrol and diesel in Pernis, ...

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Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Russian oil and gas major Gazprom and a Dutch natural gas infrastructure and transportation company Gasunie have ...

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The Dutch Moving Most Maritime Cargo in EU

The Netherlands remained the largest maritime freight transport country in Europe in 2013, while Rotterdam, ...

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Pieter Schelte Becomes Pioneering Spirit

 Swiss-based owner of Pieter Schelte Allseas Group SA said that the vessel is being renamed “Pioneering Spirit”. ...

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China Favours Rotterdam Port

China Favours Rotterdam Port

In 2014, Rotterdam became the first European port to handle more than 3 million TEUs (20-foot container units) ...

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New Lock Terneuzen Project Put in Motion

New Lock Terneuzen Project Put in Motion

Ghent Port Company has applauded the agreement to build New Lock Teurnzen signed between Belgium and the ...

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NileDutch Names Second Newbuild

NileDutch Names Second Newbuild

NileDutch, Rotterdam-based shipping company specialising in cargo liner services from and to West Africa, held a ...

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The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch entrepreneurs Peter Versluis (Veka Group), Gerard Deen (Deen Shipping) and Ed de Jong (IUVENIS) joined ...

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G6 Chooses Kotug

G6 Chooses Kotug

Five members of the G6 Shipping Alliance (APL, Hyundai, MOL, NYK Line and OOCL) have awarded a multi-annual and ...

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Image of the Day: Splashed

The image shows KOTUG Offshore’s tugs tow FPSO ‘PetroJarl 1’ to Damen Shiprepair Schiedam located ...

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