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Dutch Govt Looking into Bill on Armed Guards on board Ships

Dutch House of Representatives is debating a bill on the introduction of private security guards on board merchant ships.

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The Dutch Eye Shipping Debt Fund to Aid Shipowners

On August 4, the Netherlands received an approval by the European Commission (EC) to guarantee funds for regional ...

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Wijnne Barends Orders Six Ships in India

Dutch shipping company Wijnne Barends, a part of the Spliethoff Group, has placed an order for the construction of ...

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The Dutch Maritime Cluster Monitor 2016

The Netherlands is a maritime nation. This fact is proven by the numbers recently released by Maritime by Holland, ...

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Dutch Firms to Visit Iran, Explore Economic Opportunities

Port development and maritime technology will be in focus of the visit of the Netherlands’ Minister of ...

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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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