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New Initiative for Climate-Smart Shipping Launched in Sweden

Electromobility for Shipping is a new incentive aimed at increasing the electrification of shipping. read more

Diana Shipping Secures Time Charter for Capesize Bulker

Diana Shipping inks time charter contract with SwissMarine Services for New Orleans. read more

GEFO Orders Six Tankers in China

German shipping group GEFO has ordered six stainless steel chemical tankers in China. read more

BIMCO: Trade War Would Harm Global Shipping

BIMCO: More trade-restrictive measures are a worrying trend that limits demand for shipping globally. read more

Fire-Ravaged Maersk Honam to Be Towed to Jebel Ali

Maersk Honam, which was hit by a major fire on March 6, will be towed to Jebel Ali, the UAE. read more

ZIM Points to Lingering Market Volatility as It Recovers from Loss

Market conditions in the container shipping industry remain volatile despite the recent pick up in rates. read more

Top EU Nations among Worst Performers in Climate Talks

Europe's top shipping nations identified among worst in IMO's maritime climate talks. read more

Port of Charleston Getting Big Ship Ready

First dredgers deployed on the spot to make way for ultra large containerships. read more

SeaIntel: Asia-Europe Capacity to Rise Post-CNY

With the current vessel deployment schedule, Asia-Europe capacity is set to rise in the post-Chinese New Year period. read more

Magazine articles

No Longer Sailing South? Alternative Trading Routes Between East and West

  The Suez Canal is still the most efficient route to transport large amounts of cargo between Asia and Europe. However, due to the melting of sea... read more

The vision of Govert de Haas

Owner of an award-winning shipyard where the past and future go hand in hand 2017 is going to be a year to remember for shipyard De Haas Maassluis. Last... read more

Supporting team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race

  The Volvo Ocean Race is known to be the most demanding sailing event in the world. Held every three years, it is an 11-leg round-the-world yacht... read more

Designing in Virtual Reality

One-stop engineering knowledge shopping By DEKC Maritime With daily advances in technology, it’s unsurprising that the complete sensory experience... read more

Collaboration in the cloud

by e-office It is not getting easier to meet higher Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) standards. Regulations, costumer demands, industry standards;... read more

With InvaSave ballast water is no longer a bottleneck

Every ship has stowaways. They are couple of micrometres big, come with the millions and tend to hide in the ballast water. These organisms can travel... read more

MDV-1 IMMANUEL: the future of fishing vessels

Bring several tech- and fishery-oriented people together with a clean slate, a healthy brain and a clearly defined goal, and magic starts to happen. This... read more

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



The special of the first edition of 2018 is ´Maintenance´. In it you find an interview with Marcel Kind, cofounder of Simwave, a new maritime simulation center located in the port of Rotterdam. Also there is an article on predictive maintenance. The following new vessels will be highlighted: Arzana (IHC), Multratug 32 (Damen Maaskant Shipyards) and Patriot (Javelin International).

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The Business Guide (MHBG) is an annual promotional guide dedicated to the Dutch maritime industry. This high quality, full colour, detailed reference guide is a must for everyone who want to do business with the Dutch. It will provide your company with a full year visibility of your products and services to the international maritime 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:

Oceanology - London, UK - 13-15 Mar
Asia Pacific Maritime - Singapore - 14-16 Mar
Maintenance and Pumps & Valves - Antwerp, Belgium - 21-22 Mar
OTC Asia - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 20 - 23 Mar
Maritime Offshore Career Event - Rotterdam, the Netherlands - 28 Mar
Sea Japan - Tokyo, Japan - 11-13 Apr
Danish Maritime Technology Conference - Denmark - 01-03 May
All Energy - Glasgow, UK - 02-03 May
Breakbulk Europe - Bremen, Germany - 29-31 May
Posidonia - Athens, Greece - 04-08 Jun
Maritime Industry - Gorinchem, the Netherlands - 29-31 May
Seanergy | ICOE - Cherbourg, France - 12-14 Jun
TOC Europe - Rotterdam, the Netherlands - 12-14 Jun
Global Offshore Wind - Manchester, UK - 19-20 Jun
Electric & Hybrid marine world expo - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - 27-29 Jun
Seawork - Southampton, UK - 03-05 Jul
Marintec South America - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil - 14-16 Aug
SMM - Hamburg, Germany - 04-07 Sept
Shipping Technics Logistics - Kalkar, Germany - Sept
OSEA - Singapore - 27-29 Nov
Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - 24-25 Oct
Offshore WIND Conference - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - 23-24 Oct
Dredging Today Conference - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - 23-24 Oct

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