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6-6/10-6 Athens, Greece
14-6/16-6 Southampton, United Kingdom
6-9/9-9 Hamburg, Germany
19-9/21-9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25-10/26-10 Amsterdam, The Netherlands


World Maritime News

Interview: More Boxships Set to Join Scrap Markets in 4Q

As the shipping industry saw an abundance of vessels leading to overcapacity in the shipping industry, accompanied with depressed freight rates which signified a... read more

Passenger Ship Allides with Pier in Baltimore

The passenger vessel Spirit of Baltimore sustained superficial damage after it allided with the pier at Henderson Wharf Marina in Baltimore, Maryland in... read more

Sembcorp Buys Remaining Stake in PPL Shipyard

Singapore-based global marine and offshore engineering company Sembcorp Marine has completed the acquisition of the remaining 15% equity stake in... read more

Keppel Names Bumi Armada’s FPSO

The naming ceremony for the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel Armada Kraken was held at Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard... read more

California Halts State Funds for Coal Shipment Projects

On August 26, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill to block state funds for any new project that would allow coal to be shipped... read more

Reducing Costs with Smart Maintenance

By Martin Bloem CEO at Marstrat Increasing complexity and shrinking margins are forcing the maritime industry to focus on cost awareness. But with... read more

Wärtsilä, Gasum to Jointly Develop LNG Markets

Finland’s Wärtsilä and its compatriot gas company Gasum signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution,... read more

Samskip Buys Euro Container Line, Expands Presence in Norway

Rotterdam-based transportation company Samskip has completed the acquisition of Norwegian shipping firm Euro Container Line (ECL) as it expands its... read more

SCPA Orders 12 RTGs from Konecranes

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has ordered twelve Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from the Finland-based crane manufacturer Konecranes. The cranes... read more

Magazine articles

Prevention is better than the cure

The accident with the Costa Concordia in 2012 put safety measures on top of everyone’s agenda that worked in the cruise industry. Since then giant... read more

Jobs, innovation and sustainability

On the recent publication of its 2015 Annual Report, Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) chairman Hans Voorneveld highlighted the importance of innovation,... read more

A long tradition of survival within the Dutch-German niche market

You will never see a seagull following a ship from Groningen. This funny line refers to the tradition of never throwing anything overboard and consuming... read more

Two sides to every story

Positive results from Dutch ship owners while global shipbreaking industry still slow to react  The NGO Shipbreaking Platform recently published... read more

Holland goes Indonesia

Maritime is high on Indonesia’s agenda. The programme focussing on the country’s maritime industry, the Global Maritime Fulcrum, aims... read more

Adventurous people-manager who enjoys making an impact

The vision of: Kim Bybjerg “Being Danish, it is a special feeling to work for Falck. When I grew up, Falck was a household name for safety:... read more

Maritime industry commits to reducing emissions (included in COP21 text or not)

A historical moment: on 12 December 2015, the representatives of 195 countries signed the Paris Agreement, after negotiating for almost two weeks at the... read more



This special we focus on cruise. This industry is booming and there are a lot of new developments to highlight, such as the new Arison Maritime Center in Almere. We look back on the dedication ceremony of the ms Koningsdam. Shipyard De Hoop present their concept of an expedition cruise ship, designed to visit the more extreme places of this earth. We will also bring you news and innovations from within our industry.

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Maritime Holland will be displaying or exhibiting at several events ands seminars. Find below some of the dates where you can meet us:

Breakbulk Europe

23-25 May 2016
Antwerp, Belgium


6-10 June 2016
Athens, Greece

Seawork International

14-16 June 2016
Southampton, United Kingdom


6-9 September 2016
Hamburg, Germany

Marintec South America

19-21 September 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Offshore Energy

25-26 October 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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