In a sustainable world, shipping is desperately needed. Cargo transport by ship does not have to be dirty, it is eminently suitable for achieving the sustainable development goals. The shipping industry, especially in the Netherlands, is working hard to green the...
With competition from Asia, it always remains to be seen to what extent orders, including those from European shipowners, can be secured. However, in the coming years, shipbuilders will face a strong replacement demand for the construction of an average of 200 general...
The maritime industry in the Northern Netherlands is pooling its knowledge and capabilities to take on the technological challenges and become a global player in “green”, clean shipping and digital shipbuilding. A European grant of 1.4 million euros is to...
Wijnne Barends has taken delivery of the first dual-fuel dry bulk cargo vessel in a series of four. According to the shipping company, the Lady Marie Christine is the first such vessel in short sea shipping in Europe that will be able to operate on LNG. The series...
The Spliethoff Group saw both its revenue and operating result improve in 2018, but delayed investments in the oil and gas and mining industry kept subsidiary BigLift in the red. The company’s shortsea operator Wijnne Barends kept its net profit stable thanks to...
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