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World Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd’s Shareholders Approve UASC Merger Terms

German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has received an approval from its shareholders during the company’s annual general meeting held on Friday on creating... read more

Readers’ Picks of the Week (August 22 – 26, 2016)

Alphaliner: Hapag-Lloyd Unveils UASC’s USD 4 Bn Debt Ahead of Hapag-Lloyd’s annual general meeting, the German company has revealed the financials... read more

Lackluster Freight Rates Push China COSCO Further into Loss

Dragged by lackluster freight rates in the container shipping market during the first half of 2016, the shipping and logistics company China COSCO... read more

MSF’s Rescue Vessel Attacked off Libyan Coast

A group of armed men onboard an unidentified speedboat approached and attacked the rescue vessel Bourbon Argos on August 17, 2016, while it was conducting... read more

MV Werften Inks Design Deal for Endeavor Class Ships

MV Werften, a group of three of the largest shipyards in the Germany, has signed a letter of intent with the engineering company Foreship to... read more

HSH Nordbank’s Shipping Loan Loss Provisions Still High

Due to persistently difficult conditions in the shipping market seen during the first half of 2016, loan loss provisions for shipping at Germany’s... read more

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Orders Two Expedition Cruise Ships

German cruise company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, owned by TUI AG, has been confirmed as the owner of the two expedition cruise vessels ordered at Fincantieri’s... read more

VTTI Suspends Ops at Malaysian Terminal due to Oil Spill

Energy storage company VTTI, owned by energy trader Vitol, has suspended operations at its terminal in Malaysia due to an oil spill upon receipt of a Notice... read more

Spotted: Giant Pipe Racks on HHL Valparaiso

German shipping company Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five pipe racks and three modules for a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO)... 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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