Looking at the year 2050 with NISS

When celebrating a centennial anniversary, it is tempting not to look back. But the National Institute for Shipping ...

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Decommissioning - Just Round the Corner

The maritime industry is gearing up for exciting times in an expanding sector The next 30 to 40 years will see the ...

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Flying the Dutch Flag on Superyachts in 2017

HISWA Holland Marine Industry originally developed the “Commercial Cruising Vessel Project (CCV)” in ...

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Ballast Water Is no Longer a Bottleneck

The times are gone that a green mindset is just for the idealistic ones among us. Those with a good business sense ...

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Wind Assisted Propulsion

As Maritime Holland readers undoubtedly know, the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement makes no reference to the shipping ...

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Jun Yang 1

In August 2016, after successful completion of sea trials, Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), Jun Yang 1, was ...

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Micanti Antifouling

The last time a battle ship was transferred to the water at the old navy yard near the central station of ...

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Texelstroom

The largest of the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands, Texel, is connected by a modern ferry service from Den Helder. The ...

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‘Here Comes The Sun’ Joins the Amels Fleet

Amels launched Here Comes The Sun, the first yacht in the Limited Edition (LE) 272 series. The first 83-metres, and ...

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Holland Goes Paraguay

A country that is landlocked can be a market for maritime companies. Take Paraguay. It has no seaport, but 70 ...

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Arklow Valiant

In mid-May 2016, Arklow Valiant left the harbour of Delfzijl, in The Netherlands, for her sea trials. In that same ...

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SeaDarQ: Chasing Oil Spills with the Latest Technology

A lot of green technologies revolve around efficiency. Normally it is about making more with the same amount of ...

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Prevention is Better than the Cure

With extensive training programmes and a drive to constantly improve safety procedures the cruise industry tries to ...

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Taking the Maritime Industry to the Next Level

Certainty is a scarce good in a continuously changing world. The speed with which new developments arise, seems to ...

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To Boldly Go Where No Cruise Ship Has Gone Before

When a market grows, it often creates room for a niche. That is true for the cruise industry. For those who have ...

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First DP2-Classed Feeder Vessel for CFL

On the 20th of April, CFL launched the first out of a series of ‘Joint Runner’ type DP2 Feeder vessels named Joint ...

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On Course for Autonomy

The moment when we finally see unmanned ships in our harbours and seas is still some way off. Yet, the technologies ...

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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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New Showpiece for Dutch Maritime Cluster

The Dutch maritime cluster is currently developing a new showpiece: the Maritime Holland Business Guide. Several ...

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The General Cargo Fleet

You will never see a seagull following a ship from Groningen. This funny line refers to the tradition of never ...

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Mark Verhaar & Dick-Jan de Blaeij

Quickly responding 24/7 is very important in the maritime industry as well as within inland shipping, directors ...

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