Posts Tagged ‘the Netherlands’

Time to talk PLCs in diving systems

Time to talk PLCs in diving systems
Jane Bugler Since 2010 diving systems featuring programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have undergone rapid development. With use of these systems set to continue to rise, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has taken the initiative to future-proof by organising a workshop in Amsterdam...
January 12th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN named top maritime IT Solution at IBJ Awards

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN named top maritime IT Solution at IBJ Awards
ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda holding the award Rotterdam – Vessel performance monitoring and optimization solution ClassNK-NAPA  GREEN was named the maritime industry’s top IT system by earning the IT Solutions Award at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards held at the Beurs-World...
November 18th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, HR, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Recruiting and retaining volunteers is becoming more challenging for maritime SAR organisations

Recruiting and retaining volunteers is becoming more challenging for maritime SAR organisations
London, Wednesday, November 12. Changing demands in communities across the globe make it more challenging to recruit and retain volunteers for maritime search and rescue operations. This was one of the main conclusions drawn at the International Maritime Federation’s (IMRF) European Regional Meeting...
November 12th, 2014 | Charity, HR, Technology | Read More

Your industry will be attending Intermodal Europe 2014 – will you?

Your industry will be attending Intermodal Europe 2014 – will you?
With just over 2 weeks to go, have you confirmed your attendance? Intermodal Europe is the world-leading exhibition and conference for companies associated with the container and intermodal industries, and covers all areas of container transport and logistics across road,...
October 24th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe

Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe
Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe 2014 Visitors registering to attend Intermodal Europe 2014 also have the opportunity to register to take part in an exclusive tour of the Port of Rotterdam, which will take place during the event. “Working closely with the Port of Rotterdam we are pleased...
October 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2014: Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?

Intermodal Europe 2014: Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?
Join thousands of Container, Transport and Logistics Professionals in Rotterdam this November, for Europe’s leading Intermodal Event Need a reason to visit Intermodal Europe? Well we’ll give you 10… Source new business from over 100+ marketing leading exhibiting companies Develop bespoke...
October 13th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Analysing ocean freight data at Intermodal Europe 2014

Analysing ocean freight data at Intermodal Europe 2014
Thomas Sørbø COO Co-Founder Xeneta Ocean freight data and accurate analytics will be discussed during a conference session at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy. As part of the IT Innovation and Technology Forum,  Thomas Sørbø, COO and Co-Founder...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2014: ONLY 8 WEEKS TO GO!!

Intermodal Europe 2014: ONLY 8 WEEKS TO GO!!
With summer now coming to an end– it’s time to let you know that in just under 8 weeks, the Intermodal Europe doors will open and the 2014 exhibition and conference begins. The marketing campaign is now fully kicking in and pre-registration figures are already showing signs of being the highest...
September 18th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Logistics | Read More

New invention from Royal HaskoningDHV ends traffic congestion caused by bridge openings

New invention from Royal HaskoningDHV ends traffic congestion caused by bridge openings
Open Haringvliet Bridge in the Netherlands to allow sailing boats to pass. (c) Royal HaskoningDHV A major road bridge with no need to open because ships ‘submerge’ under it – this is the new Tilting Lock invented by Dutch engineers at Royal HaskoningDHV Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 10 September...
September 12th, 2014 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, News | Read More

Tackling the big questions at Cool Logistics Global 2014 – 18 days to go

Tackling the big questions at Cool Logistics Global 2014 – 18 days to go
  Cool Logistics Global   |   30 Sep – 2 Oct 2014   |   SS Rotterdam, Netherlands Join the global perishable logistics community on board the SS Rotterdam on30 Sep – 2 Oct: Register Host...
September 11th, 2014 | Associations, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

SIGMASHIELD™ 1200 from PPG is the ‘best in class’ solution for shipping in harsh environments

SIGMASHIELD™ 1200 from PPG is the ‘best in class’ solution for shipping in harsh environments
Smart combination of high quality components for easy application and fast curing at low temperatures is a winning recipe for owners of specialist tonnage. Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 09 September 2014 – PPG Protective and Marine Coatings is fulfilling growing demand for ‘ice class’...
September 9th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014
Friesland Campina, Compagnie Fruitiere, Total Produce and Seafoodexport to engage with major carriers and cold chain experts at 6th international perishable logistics and transport conference London, 29.07.2014 – From fresh produce to protein, cargo owners involved in the fresh and frozen business...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…
UNIT45’s long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container 29 July 2014 – UNIT45 launches long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container Container specialist UNIT45 has opened up new opportunities for shippers seeking to move temperature-controlled products over...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Official opening of FUGRO’s new Angola facility

Official opening of FUGRO’s new Angola facility
Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, officially opens the Fugro facilities in Angola. Also pictured (left): Mr Wilhard Kreijkes, Fugro Regional Director Africa Leidschendam, The Netherlands,  22 July 2014 – To accommodate the future needs of the...
July 22nd, 2014 | Energy, Events, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

Offshore Energy 2015

Offshore Energy 2015
Indeed is worth joinig this exceptional event. Herebelow the statement/announcement by the organisers: Offshore Energy 2015 13 & 14 October 2015 I Amsterdam RAI We are pleased to announce that next year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference will be held on 13 & 14 October 2015. Save...
July 18th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Supply ships | Read More

Scene set for 2nd European human-powered submarine races!

Scene set for 2nd European human-powered submarine races!
Delft team in practice mode With just over a week to go before the 2nd European International Submarine Races are held in Europe’s biggest covered water freshwater space, the countdown has begun in earnest. Ten teams of university students from six countries – Canada, Germany, New Zealand, The Netherlands,...
June 27th, 2014 | Sports, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Micanti’s non-toxic antifouling (foil) wins the Chamber of Commerce’s SME Innovation Top 100

Micanti’s non-toxic antifouling (foil) wins the Chamber of Commerce’s SME Innovation Top 100
All on stage celebrating success! Prestigious award for innovative entrepreneurs with growth ambitions The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach...
June 12th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Amsterdam Tug & OSV Training Centre powered by VSTEP simulators opens its doors

Amsterdam Tug & OSV Training Centre powered by VSTEP simulators opens its doors
IJMUIDEN, June 2014 – During a festive ceremony on June 3rd, the new 360-Control Tug & OSV Training Centre was officially opened for the general public and customers. The simulators for the training centre are delivered and installed by VSTEP. The high-tech training centre is a project of 360-Control,...
June 5th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Port of Rotterdam partners with TOC Worldwide

Port of Rotterdam partners with TOC Worldwide
Port of Rotterdam Europe’s largest port has inked a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide Events to promote dialogue and information-sharing along international maritime supply chains London, 14.04.2014 – Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s leading port, has signed a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide,...
April 14th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships
A view of the Port of Amsterdam Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00 – This month we take you to the port of Amsterdam. A fascinating port believing in “meten is weten” which means measuring is knowing. Moreover, last year the port of Amsterdam was corporatized. Read here about their experience. Could...
April 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AEC Maritime launches fully operational scrubbing technology

AEC Maritime launches fully operational scrubbing technology
Reduction of sulphur emissions made possible for maritime industry Eindhoven, the Netherlands, March 13, 2014 – AEC Maritime has installed a closed loop scrubber installation, which has been commissioned and is now fully operational at the Scandlines Ferry M/V Schleswig-Holstein, sailing on the...
March 18th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PPG delivers superior coating performance inside and out for Africa Pipe Industries

PPG delivers superior coating performance inside and out for Africa Pipe Industries
Coatings specialist draws on local production network and highly experienced team to deliver high specification products for local utility project Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 March 2014 – PPG Protective and Marine Coatings has completed a major project for Africa Pipe Industries, supplying internal...
March 13th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Innovative engineering solutions to global trends lie at the heart of INEC 2014

Innovative engineering solutions to global trends lie at the heart of INEC 2014
Cdre John Newell The newly launched programme for the 12th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition – INEC 2014, being held at the Marine Establishment Amsterdam in the Netherlands (Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 May 2014) features an incomparable line-up drawn from over a dozen countries...
February 28th, 2014 | Associations, Defense, HR, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

Victory for Portuguese dockers following widespread solidarity

Victory for Portuguese dockers following widespread solidarity
A strike in the ports of Portugal has been called off after the reinstatement of 47 dismissed workers and assurance from management that a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) will be negotiated. A dispute involving the the Sindicato des Estivadores, trabalhadores do Tráfego e Conferentes Maritimos...
February 21st, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Tailored Damen Shoalbuster SD for Smit Lamnalco

Tailored Damen Shoalbuster SD for Smit Lamnalco
The recently delivered ‘SL Mbissi’ will be the next Damen-built vessel in fleet of Smit Lamnalco. Nonetheless, the 25 metre shallow water workship is special in more ways than one. Firstly, it’s the first-ever Damen Shoalbuster for Smit Lamnalco. Although Smit Lamnalco, leading provider of integrated...
February 17th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More