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WAVEWALKER 1: STEPPING INTO THE FUTURE

At the Neptune Shipyards in Hardinxveld-Giessendam on 21 September of 2012 a new generation of vessel had her ...

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DCI DREDGE XIX: TSHD FROM IHC MERWEDE PLAYS MAJOR ROLE ...

DCI Dredge XIX, a 5,500 cubic metre Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), is the latest addition from IHC Merwede ...

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WHALE OF THE WAVES: VEKA GROUP LAUNCHES RANGE OF FAST ...

With their core markets of inland barges and seagoing ships a little on the back burner, and the market for ...

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Sailing ocean transport re-introduced: Initiatives make ...

Efforts to operate wind-powered vessels as a competitive mode of transport are taken all over the world. Not only ...

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A world’s first with a Dutch touch

On 17 December 2012, the first ever hybrid seagoing ferry was launched in Port Glasgow, Scotland, by the Scottish ...

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Piping concept ready to aim at high-end market

Originating from civil engineering, Ontop has been active in the shipbuilding industry with their exhaust gas ...

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The evolution of innovation

The date 12/12/12 was a date to remember. The first Barge Master, BM-001, motion compensating platform was ...

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Market monitor 2013: Overcapacity in the world fleet

The maritime sector has been hit hard in recent years. Increasing costs and decreasing earnings have squeezed cash ...

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The vision of… Ronald Paul

Since September 2012, the Port of Rotterdam, the biggest European port and number four port worldwide, has a new ...

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Guest column: LNG – an option for the future

Developments in the maritime sector are ever changing. One of the most likely future developments is increased use ...

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Start your engines

The Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC), MAN Diesel & Turbo Benelux and Wartsila share the inner workings of their ...

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What makes the industry go round?

The world of marine propulsion is so diverse that a little background information can be very useful. What are the ...

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MIONDO: ANOTHER INNOVATIVE CUSTOM-BUILT IHC BEAVER® ...

At its shipyard in Sliedrecht on 16th of May 2012 IHC Merwede launched the stationary cutter suction dredger (CSD) ...

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UAL HOUSTON: BODEWES ECO TRADER 8700 DWAT, ALL THAT ...

Despite the challenging times in the Dutch shipbuilding industry, Bodewes Shipyards’ ethic is to invest ...

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The future is unmanned – part 2

The 3i Project, acronym for Integrated Coastal Zone Management via Increased Situational Awareness through ...

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Work boats for the next frontier: Deep water ...

Two Dutch shipbuilders reveal their solutions for the ever further out at sea, ever deeper operations of the ...

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Dutch maritime innovations honoured

On 8 November, the maritime industry gathered in the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam to honour the innovative character ...

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Grassroots technology: Hydro power turbines start small ...

Underwater turbines are ready for commercial use. Tocardo has developed a turbine that runs in the tidal stream at ...

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Offshore with 5 stars

Atlantic Marine Services B.V. (AMS) has within a short time become one of the leaders in the North Sea ...

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The vision of… René Vermeulen

To be and to stay profitable is important for ship owners. Therefore it is a must to explore every possibility for ...

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What does the future hold?

As 2013 looms, it is time to take a look at what 2012 has brought the maritime and offshore industries. Various ...

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Guest column: Hunting in 2013

If Steve Jobs chooses to have the yacht of his dreams built by a Dutch shipbuilder, you know that you’re the ...

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Inflated worth for the maritime industry

Workboats. A title applicable to many vessels. Rigid-inflatable boats or RIBs, light-weight but high-performance ...

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Think on your feet

Accidents will always happen. It does not matter how advanced your equipment is, errors are usually human and as ...

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THARSIS: SHIPYARD DE KAAP LIFTS THARSIS SEA-RIVER ...

Tharsis, a Kaapcoaster 2300, the first of her type, specially developed for coastal sea/river trading, was built by ...

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NASSIMA: ACICO YACHTS PUTS ITSELF ON THE MAP WITH 49 ...

One of the attention grabbers at the latest Monaco Yacht Show was undoubtedly motoryacht Nassima. The yacht was ...

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REIMERSWAAL: HIGH-SPECCED TRAILING SUCTION HOPPER ...

Reimerswaal Dredging has been active in the sand and gravel mining industry for 45 years. Since 1995, the company ...

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