On Saturday, 9 September, Van Oord celebrated adding a new hopper dredger, the Vox Alexia, and a new cable-layer, the Calypso, to its fleet. Her Royal Highness Princess Alexia of the Netherlands attended to christen her namesake. The christening ceremony of both...
Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands took part in the festivities at the historic, former headquarters of Holland America Line. Anniversary celebrations took place on Holland America Line’s fleet and on board the ships Rotterdam VII in...
Rijkswaterstaat, the Municipality of Rotterdam, Boskalis and Reefy are testing the Reefy artificial reef system to support nature restoration and conservation efforts in the tidal area of the river Meuse. It is part of the “Groene Poort” or “Green Gate” project. After...
Today (14 March), Van Oord’s second dual-fuel LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Apolonia in a series of three will be christened. SWZ|Maritime was given a sneek preview with a tour of the vessel a day before. The state-of-the-art Vox Apolonia and...
Holland America Line’s brand new flagship Rotterdam (VII) crossed the Atlantic in October, from Rotterdam to New York, in honour of 150 years of Holland America Line. According to the captain, the ship is more economical than a car. Riekelt Pasterkamp This...
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