The Netherlands has been elected as a member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. ‘With this important seat, the Netherlands can keep safety high on the agenda so that we can make sound agreements about it worldwide,’ says Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management). ‘All ships calling at our ports must be safe, as must the 250,000 ships that...Read more
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Jan Valkier Elected Port Personality of the Year

CEO Jan Valkier of shipping company Anthony Veder has been chosen Port Personality of the Year 2019. The Rotterdam-based Port Personality of the Year Foundation (“Stichting Havenman/vrouw van het Jaar”) selected him for his company’s...Read more
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Mega Yacht for SeaDream

Damen Cancels Its First Cruise Ship Order

SeaDream Yacht Club and Damen Shipyards have decided not to proceed with the building of a new cruise ship for SeaDream. The new ship, SeaDream Innovation, was scheduled to be delivered in September of 2021...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk