The new research vessel (RV) Wim Wolff for the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) was launched yesterday, 27 September, at Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Harlingen. Once in service, the Wim Wolff will replace the RV Navicula. The RV Wim Wolff is a new...
Zulu Associates, an innovator in the Belgian maritime industry, has contracted Conoship International to advance the design of the Zulu Mass. This 200 TEU short sea container vessel will be powered by zero-emission propulsion technology. The vessel concept, which...
The renewal of Europe’s ageing short sea fleet finally seems to be really taking off. Scandinavian and, over the last year in particular, German shipowners are investing heavily in newbuild dry cargo vessels for short sea. In addition to our Northern Dutch...
Vega-Reederei has placed a significant contract for the construction of ten 3800-DWT future-proof newbuildings designed by Conoship International. The diesel-electric coasters will replace the company’s existing fleet. Vega’s current fleet is...
The high (replacement) demand for short sea ships combined with the energy transition offers the Northern Netherlands maritime sector huge development opportunities. The strong need for emission-free shipping provides great opportunities to strengthen this...
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