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19-9/21-9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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World Maritime News

DP World Launches USD 1.2 Bn Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World’s Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, rang the market-opening bell today... read more

Drewry: HMM Joining 2M Suggests Hidden Agenda

Financially troubled Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is in talks with 2M carriers Maersk Line and MSC to join their alliance. However, these three carriers... read more

California ARB Extends Vessel Fleet and Terminal Plans Submittal Deadline

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is pushing forward the Vessel Fleet and Terminal Plans submittals due date from July 1, 2016, to October 1, 2016. ... read more

Nordic Hamburg, Containerships to Build Eight Ships in China

German-based Nordic Hamburg and the Finnish shipping firm Containerships have ordered up to eight short sea 1,400 TEU dual-fuel containerships... read more

Royal Caribbean Names Ovation of the Seas in Tianjin, China

Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International christened its new Quantum class cruise ship Ovation of the Seas at the port city of... read more

Chemical Tanker Runs Aground off Alaska

Norway-flagged chemical tanker Champion Ebony, carrying around 14.2 million gallons of fuel, ran aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska, on June 24, the US... read more

Maersk Line Hints at Increasing Use of New Panama Canal

Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line is likely to make increased use of the Expanded Panama Canal and reroute one or more services with larger... read more

Gallery: Expanded Panama Canal Opens Its Locks

With the first commercial transit of the USD 5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal the Neopanamax containership COSCO Shipping Panama launched ... read more

Readers’ Picks of the Week (June 20 – 24, 2016)

Interview: New Panama Canal to Shift Trade Patterns As the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal approaches, World Maritime News spoke to Panama Canal... read more

Magazine articles

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



In this issue’s special we highlight some of new challenges for workboats, such as the increasing need to lower the work failure rate in the booming offshore wind industry by reducing the causes of sea sickness, or the call for specialised vessels in the upcoming aquaculture market. 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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Marleen Varekamp


Joost Dankers


Bruno Bouckaert


Tom Oomkens


Tom Scott


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