Posts Tagged ‘the Netherlands’

Wärtsilä to power two new Indian dredgers

Wärtsilä to power two new Indian dredgers
The new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers being built for the Adani group will be powered by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 27 June 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has won an order for two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers being built for the Adani group, India’s largest...
June 27th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Five Dutch Wadden Sea ports achieve PERS certification

Five Dutch Wadden Sea ports achieve PERS certification
Isabelle Ryckbost 24 June 2016 – ESPO is delighted to congratulate the ports of Den Helder, Den Oever, Groningen, Harlingen and Lauwersoog for achieving PERS certification. The five ports received their certificates during a dedicated trilateral conference bringing together ports and stakeholders...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AKD appoints new partner to Transport & Energy team

AKD appoints new partner to Transport & Energy team
Annemieke Spijker ROTTERDAM-based law firm AKD has appointed Annemieke Spijker a partner in its Transport & Energy team with effect from 1 June, 2016. Annemieke joined AKD in July 2006, and became a member of the firm’s industry-leading Transport & Energy team in January 2008. She specialises...
June 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Legal, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Frantic finish as 2016 Para World Sailing champions are crowned

Frantic finish as 2016 Para World Sailing champions are crowned
Polish SKUD18 – credit Richard Aspland / World Sailing The 2016 Para World Sailing Championships came to a breathtaking finale in Medemblik, the Netherlands as the final race of the championships decided the medals in the Sonar fleet. There were points cushions in both the SKUD18 for Poland’s...
May 28th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Para World Sailing Championship title within touching distance for Polish

Para World Sailing Championship title within touching distance for Polish
On the penultimate day of racing at the 2016 Para World Sailing Championships in Medemblik, the Netherlands, Poland’s Monika Gibes and Piotr Cichocki took a massive step closer to being the next SKUD18 world champions. While the Sonar and 2.4 Norlin OD fleets remain close, the SKUD18 has been torn...
May 27th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Light winds of Medemblik constrains consistency at the Para Worlds

Light winds of Medemblik constrains consistency at the Para Worlds
For Day two of 2016 Para World Sailing Championships, Medemblik, the Netherlands offered up a complete contrast from day one with very light wind that caused a shake-up in results across all Paralympic fleets. With high winds on day one, on day two there were ups and downs, highs and lows with only a...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New connections: opportunities for France and the port of Rotterdam

New connections: opportunities for France and the port of Rotterdam
A new rail shuttle and a new inland shipping link. Connections between Northern France and the port of Rotterdam are now better than ever. Five times a week, a train leaves Rotterdam for Dourges, and the inland shipping schedule also includes a number of departures per week. These connections, which...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Sail you through the Plantation neighborhood in Amsterdam?

Sail you through the Plantation neighborhood in Amsterdam?
This month there are a lot of activities in the Maritime Museum! Soon open the photo exhibition The Ultimate Sailor:.. Under construction also launched summer cruises, where you learn everything about the Plantagebuurt Saturday May 28th you can take a unique glimpse...
May 20th, 2016 | Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Connections between Poland and Rotterdam further improved

Connections between Poland and Rotterdam further improved
Modalities rail, road, water Port of Rotterdam – picture by Aeroview An increasing number of multimodal connections are being established between the Port of Rotterdam and Poland. This means more opportunities for Polish shippers and providers of logistics services. Given that European countries...
May 11th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dutch ambassador proud of Rotterdam port

Austria and the Netherlands: two important trading partners. A lot of business is done between the two countries, and all these imports and exports can be handled, stored, put through and shipped in and via the port of Rotterdam. While the port of Rotterdam has a lot to offer, it does face stiff competition...
April 12th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

DOP submersible dredge pump excels in challenging project

DOP submersible dredge pump excels in challenging project
DOP Pump at work Cadzand Continuous dredging process ensures high efficiency Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pumps to many dredging contractors around the world. As a result, an enormous variety of dredging projects have been brought to a successful conclusion. Currently,...
April 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bolidt cleans up with intensive river cruise refurbishment programme

Bolidt cleans up with intensive river cruise refurbishment programme
The world’s leading river cruise operator, Viking Cruises, is taking full advantage of an annual deck maintenance programme offered by the Dutch company, Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems. A total of 32 vessels – more than half of the Viking Cruises fleet – will have their decking cleaned...
March 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

FUGRO begins site investigations at Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm zone

FUGRO begins site investigations at Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm zone
Fugro Pioneer will perform geophysical surveys, mapping seabed characteristics and sub-surface soil conditions at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone Fugro has commenced preliminary site investigations at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.   The site...
March 10th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Freedom Ride: thousands of people will cycle along Liberation Route Europe…

Freedom Ride: thousands of people will cycle along Liberation Route Europe…
LottoNL-Jumbo cycle team. Photo by Bas Czerwinski. Freedom Ride: thousands of people will cycle along Liberation Route Europe in the Netherlands on Dutch Liberation Day 2016 A unique cycling event will take place on May 5 2016 (Dutch National Liberation Day) in the Netherlands. Thousands of professional...
March 4th, 2016 | Events, Sports | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Protefs” on period to Transgrain

Diana fixes panamax “Protefs” on period to Transgrain
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PROTEFS WITH TRANSGRAIN  ATHENS, GREECE, February 19, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
February 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Rotterdam is logistic top location

The Netherlands is very attractive when it comes to logistics. In a survey published by real estate specialist Prologis, four Dutch cities are ranked in the top 5. Most remarkably is the improvement of Rotterdam. With a second place, Rotterdam has overtaken the Antwerp-Brussels nexus. The first place...
February 16th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DIANA fixes panamax “Nirefs” on period charter to Transgrain

DIANA fixes panamax “Nirefs” on period charter to Transgrain
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V NIREFS WITH TRANSGRAIN ATHENS, GREECE, January 14, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
January 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FUGRO to commence site investigation contract work for NuGen

FUGRO to commence site investigation contract work for NuGen
Fugro is commencing site characterisation work in West Cumbria, UK under a major contract awarded by UK nuclear company NuGen. The contract is worth approximately £20 million. The programme will provide vital information to support the design and layout, licensing, planning applications and other consents...
December 16th, 2015 | Energy, News | Read More

First LoFlo 60 Ballast Water Treatment System by Damen delivered for installation

First LoFlo 60 Ballast Water Treatment System by Damen delivered for installation
The first of Damen’s new LoFlo ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) has been delivered for installation in January 2016. The LoFlo 60 will be fitted on board the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) submarine support ship and torpedo tender HNLMS Mercuur (A900), as part of a maintenance and refit programme...
December 11th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

OSD develops new RLWI / IMR Vessel for Upstream – Austin Offshore

OSD develops new RLWI / IMR Vessel for Upstream – Austin Offshore
OSD-IMT, the UK division of Netherlands-based Offshore Ship Designers (OSD),  is designing two 120 m IMT9120 Riserless Light Well Intervention / IMR vessels for Austin Offshore Pte Ltd, the shipping arm of Upstream Drilling Pte Ltd, Singapore. The diesel-electric propulsion vessels are intended to carry...
December 7th, 2015 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel
The new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built for Heerema Offshore Services will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions Wärtsilä Corporation, 27 November 2015 at 10 am EET – A new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built at the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard in...
November 27th, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solution chosen for new LNG bunkering vessel

Wärtsilä propulsion solution chosen for new LNG bunkering vessel
The new 5800 m3 LNG bunker and feeder vessel, being built for Sirius Veder Gas AB, will be powered by a Wärtsilä propulsion solution. Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 November 2015 at 10 am EET –  A new 5800 m3 LNG bunker and feeder vessel, being built for Sirius Veder Gas AB at Royal Bodewes, Hoogezand,...
November 9th, 2015 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Europort 2015 set to bring the industry together to talk leadership and technology

Europort 2015 set to bring the industry together to talk leadership and technology
Just two weeks remain before the international maritime community descends on Rotterdam for the 37th edition of Europort. Taking place in one of the world’s most important port cities from 3-6 November, this year’s programme is firmly focused on championing leadership within every sector of the industry. As...
October 20th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

EURO Crew Exchange helps 13 countries

EURO Crew Exchange helps 13 countries
Lifeboat crews from 13 countries learn from exchange experience established by IMRF London, Monday, October 19.  The fourth European lifeboat crew exchange attracted members from 13 countries – two more than last year – who shared experience on how to help reduce the numbers of people losing their...
October 19th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

OEEC 2015: constructive, anti-cyclical and energetic

OEEC 2015: constructive, anti-cyclical and energetic
OEEC 2015 –  A view from teh exhibition hall Amsterdam —(October 15, 2015) With 658 exhibitors, 23, 000m2 floor space and visitors from 86 nationalities, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2015 (OEEC) was not only a big success, the event also grew compared to last year. A remarkable...
October 15th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More