Magazine April/May 2013
Safety is - or at least should be - a point of attention in the maritime and offshore industry. No one wants accidents to happen during operations, causing damages to equipment and environment, and in the worst case injuries to personnel. In this issue’s special, we take a closer look at the current situation of the Dutch maritime and offshore industry regarding safety and safety issues in the processing industry. Maritime by Holland Magazine spoke to training institutes that provide safety training to the maritime and offshore industry and heavy lift specialist Richard Krabbendam calls upon companies to implement and use a safety improvement programme in his guest column. Next to that, we introduce six maritime start-ups by young, ambitious entrepreneurs with innovative ideas which they have put into practice, Sytze Voulon, regional director NWE at Imtech Marine shares his vision and Temati features in our Global Holland series. Also in this issue you will find three ship descriptions: the LNG-powered product tanker Greenstream, the river cruise vessel Amadeus Silver and the seismographic research support vessel Astra-G.
Magazine March 2013
In this issue’s special, we give you an overview of the current situation of the Dutch inland shipping industry, focusing on inland shipping entrepreneurs, also on yards involved in the new build and repair of inland shipping vessels, and introduce you to several initiatives and interesting innovations. In line with the special, the guest column is provided by Teun Muller, President of the Dutch Association of Rhine and Inland Shipowners. Next to that, Dennis van Arkel, commercial director of Brevini Benelux, shares his vision about passing on knowledge and the difficulty of forecasting what this year will bring, Croon Elektrotechniek features in our Global Holland series, we explore the possibilities for the maritime industry to do business in Brazil and investigate the human factor in extreme circumstances. Also in this issue you will find three ship descriptions: the combi freighter Hoogvliet, the backhoe dredger Alberto Alemán Zubieta and the M2 Runner Nordic.
Magazine January/February 2013
LNG is a hot topic and it is widely believed to become increasingly relevant to the maritime industry. Many Dutch companies are innovating with LNG, so the technology is there, but rules and regulations fall behind. Also bunker facilities are not commonly available yet. In the first issue of 2013, Maritime by Holland Magazine takes a closer look at the world of LNG. The guest column is provided by Anniken R. Krutnes, Ambassador of Norway to the Netherlands, who speaks about the cooperation between Norway and the Netherlands in the field of LNG, as Norway has a lot of experience with LNG production, infrastructure, regulation and technology. Also in this issue, Ronald Paul, COO of the Port of Rotterdam, shares his vision about sustainability and bringing the port to the city, we delve deeper into ideas for a sustainable exploitation of the North Sea and Ontop stars in our Global Holland series. The ships described in this edition are the catamaran Whale of the Waves, the trailing suction hopper dredger DCI Dredge XIX and the walking working platform WaveWalker I.
Magazine December 2012
2012 has again been a turbulent and tough year for many, although there have been some positive aspects as well, as trade organisations point out in this issue. The offshore industry seems to be the only industry to rejoice about 2012. 2013 is expected to be similar to 2012, however, according to the trade organisations, the focus should be on innovation and cooperation, something the Dutch maritime industry is good at. In line with our article about what 2012 brought us and what to expect of 2013, trend watcher Adjiedj Bakas provides this edition's guest column. René Vermeulen, general manager SKF Marine Industry Service Centre, shares his vision, Tocardo plays the leading role in our Global Holland series and in our special you can read all about marine propulsion. The inland vessel Semper Fi, the multi purpose cargo vessel UAL Houston and the cutter suction dredger Miondo feature in this issue's ship descriptions.
Magazine October/November 2012
Workboats come in all shapes and sizes and the Netherlands has an excellent reputation in building these boats. From tugs to RIBs and from tenders to pilot boats, Dutch shipbuilders know how to excel. Also the Dutch salvage industry is well-known, just think of the impressive salvage operation of the Russian submarine Kursk, that sank on 14 August 2000, by the consortium of the Dutch companies Mammoet and Smit Internationale. This issue delves deeper into the Dutch workboat and salvage industry, showing the innovative character of this specific part of the Dutch maritime cluster. Sander van Oord, sales director Americas of Damen Shipyards Group, provided the guest column, writing about the Dutch expertise in the field of workboats. Next to that, we introduce to you the next generation of chase vessels, Offshore Ship Designers feature in our Global Holland series and Ard-Jan Kooren, president and CEO of KOTUG International shares his vision about thinking out of the box. The ships described in this edition are the trailing suction hopper dredger Reimerswaal, the multi-purpose coaster Tharsis and the motor yacht Nassima.
Magazine September 2012
Dutch companies related to the offshore industry have an excellent reputation. They are involved in high profile technological developments and are renowned for their innovations and resourcefulness. During the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2012, held in Amsterdam on 23 and 24 October, this will be clearly showcased by the exhibitors, but also by the speakers of the extensive conference programme. Find out more about this buzzing event and the offshore industry in general in our special. Also our guest column is dedicated to Offshore Energy, as it was written by Jan van Essen, Chief Executive Officer of DylanGroup, Gold sponsor of the event. This edition also gives you information about ballast water management and includes the vision of Marcel Wortelboer, sales manager at Wortelboer. BigLift features in our Global Holland series and the ships described in this issue are the hybrid-powered product tanker Duandra, the pilot station vessel Polaris and the cutter suction dredger Shanti Sagar XVI.
Magazine July/August 2012
The maritime industry is gearing up for SMM 2012 in Hamburg, which takes place from 4 to 7 September 2012. Of course, the Dutch will be present, not only as single exhibitors, but also as a collective at the Maritime by Holland Pavilion, which is bigger than ever. It promises to become an interesting and fruitful event once more, as can be read in our special and in the guest column, provided by Gert-Jan Huisink, managing director of HME. Also in this issue, we take a rummage in the ship recycling industry, Ben Vree shares his vision about APM Terminals' new Maasvlakte II terminal, among others, and we take a closer look at SBM Offshore in our Global Holland series. The survey vessel Geo Focus, the cutter suction dredger Ambiorix and the combi freighter Stellar Maestro feature in this edition's ship descriptions.
Magazine June 2012
The Netherlands is known for the high level of knowledge and well-executed projects within the international dredging industry. Time for us to delve deeper into dredging with our special for this fourth edition. Next to that, René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, provided the guest column, Wilco Ooms, managing director of Carpe Diem Inland Sshipping, offers his vision on his sustainable project Semper Fi and Eric van den Adel, managing director of Imtech Marine, elaborates on their international strategy. This edition also offers the ship descriptions of the research vessel Simon Stevin, the trailing suction hopper dredger Chang Jian Kou 01 and the river cruise vessel River Discovery II.
Magazine April/May 2012
The Netherlands boasts the largest port in Europe and fourth largest port worldwide. A good reason to take a closer look at Dutch ports, logistics and shipping in this third edition's special. Marjolein Warburg, director of the Rotterdam Port Promotion Council provided the guest column, Chris Karman, manager business development at IMARES, shares his vision on building with nature and Goof Hamers, president of IHC Merwede elaborates on his company's Internationalisation in Global Holland. Next to that Arie Kraaijveld, the Dutch Maritime Network's new chairman, tells you why working together is important for the industry. The ship descriptions include the multi-purpose vessel Jaguar, river cruise vessel Ariana and the push boat Veerhaven III.
Magazine March 2012
The Netherlands is known for its shipbuilding as well as yacht building qualities. This issue therefore contains a special about ship/yachtbuilding & repair. The guest column is provided by Dick Boon, founder of Vripack and Hans Hagedoorn, general manager of KTR Benelux, shares his vision on expansion, innovation, sustainability and social media. Furthermore, Tineke Netelenbos, chairman of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners, explains the advantages and disadvantages of flying the Dutch flag and Keppel Verolme's Harold Linssen focuses on the promising challenges in the offshore wind industry in our Global Holland series. Ships described in this issues are the oceangoing patrol vessel P840-Holland, the wind turbine installation vessel Neptune and the full axe-bow patrol vessel Guardião.