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The vision of… Ard-Jan Kooren

Thinking outside the box. That is important to Ard-Jan Kooren, CEO of maritime service provider KOTUG. ...

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Made in Holland: Next generation chase vessels

The seismic industry is momentarily closely watching the Netherlands. Engineering company Saltwater Engineering, ...

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Guest column: Dashing expertise

Yesterday I was asked whether I could ‘dash off’ a ‘quick column’ of 450 words discussing ...

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Successful Damen Bergum Star Evolving into Adult Planet

The 13,500 ton deadweight Combi Freighters (CF13500) have been a success series for Damen Shipyards for years. A ...

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Technologically Advanced Survey Vessel from Shipyard De Haas

Ship owner Geo Plus started business near Groningen in the north of the Netherlands about 18 years ago. Throughout ...

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Exciting Developments for Zeeland Seaports

The past year was successful for Zeeland Seaports. The transshipment in the port fared better than expected with an ...

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Forerunners Anticipate LNG Transition

Maritime companies preparing to start using LNG as a propulsion fuel are teaming up to establish safe and reliable ...

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The Future is Unmanned

Several organisations, like port authorities, police and environmental organisations, monitor the activities of ...

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Round-the-Clock Proceedings at SBM Offshore

Longtime experience in designing, constructing, engineering and operating offshore oil production vessels has ...

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Green Garbage

Recycling is something we aim to do every day. We separate our garbage on a daily basis. Vegetables are divided ...

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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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