Early September Spliethoff announced that their newbuild vessel m.v. Bloemgracht (registered in the Netherlands) was launched from dry dock at Mawei shipyard in Fuzhou, China.
about Bloemgracht launched from dry dock
Wagenborg Towage has acquired a 80-tonnes bollard pull ASD 3280 tug. The tug will be named Waterlines and will fly the Dutch flag. With this new tug, Wagenborg strengthens her position in the towage market in the Eemshaven and Ems region.
about Wagenborg Towage adds new 80 tonnes bollard pull tug to fleet in Eemshaven
The charter of the Offshore support vessel VOS Star, registered in the Netherlands, signals a new working relationship between Rovco and the international shipping company.
about VOS Star chartered by offshore company Rovco
The MF Shipping Group is pleased to welcome four Wisby Tankers to the fleet of managed vessels; the Wisby Teak, Wisby Argan, Wisby Wave and Wisby Verity.
about MF Shipping Group announces expansion of the fleet with 4 tankers and 1 RoRo vessel
Since 1 July 2022, the Netherlands Coastguard has a new emergency response tug: Multraship Commander (flying the Dutch flag). This emergency response tug was commissioned on July 27 and is stationed at the Borssele wind farm to monitor shipping safety.
about Multraship Commander new emergency response vessel Netherlands Coastguard
Lady Monique (registered in the Netherlands) was launched at the yard in China on the 18th of June 2022.
about Launching ceremony Lady Monique
As recognition of the role seafarers play in the transport industry and global trade, the IMO declared June 25 as the Day of the Seafarer. Kelly de Jong (from the Ministry) spoke to seafarers Jeroen Bosch and Alex van Roon about their experiences at sea.
about Working at sea: not your typical 9-to-5 job
On June 16, the walk to work vessel Koenigsborg has been awarded the vessel conversion of the year award 2022 during the annual offshore support journal conference in London.
about Vessel Conversion of the Year Award for Walk to Work vessel Koenigsborg
On June 14 2022 the Paris MoU Committee published the most recent performance lists for flag States and Recognized Organizations. These lists take effect from the 1st of July 2022. The Dutch flag holds the 2nd position on the global prestigious 'White List'.
about Dutch flag ranks 2nd on Paris MoU