Topic: Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreaks on four Dutch naval ships

A total of eight crew members on four Dutch naval vessels are infected with the coronavirus. According to the Ministry of Defence, contact investigations are being carried out on all ships and, where necessary, military...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Charter rates continue upward trend

The charter rates for multipurpose vessels continue to crawl back up from the low levels of June and July this year. Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index for October shows an increase of 70 dollars to an...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
US Navy vessel general

Euronaval 2020 edition moves online

Faced with the new health regulations, the GICAN and its subsidiary Sogena are reorienting the 2020 edition of the Euronaval exhibition towards a fully digital format. From 19th to 25th October, exhibitors, official delegations and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
ship crew general

Large companies in action to get seafarers home

Major international companies such as Unilever, Heineken and Procter & Gamble are taking action to encourage governments to help the tens of thousands of seafarers who are currently trapped on merchant ships because of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

RAI Amsterdam cancels Metstrade 2020

Metstrade and RAI Amsterdam have cancelled the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam. The organisation says that due to Covid-19, it cannot be the meeting place for the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
Cruise ships

Cruise bookings trickle in again

Cruise ships are still anchored and it looks like they will stay that way for some time to come. However, the first bookings for next year are trickling in. The Rotterdam cruise terminal expects to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk