Topic: Maritime-markets

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Indian Register of Shipping Enters Dutch Market

To further strengthen its presence in Europe, classification society the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in the Netherlands. The office is located in Leiden and is being managed by the IRClass’...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

DFDS-Moby Ferry Swap Falls Through

On 6 September, Danish ferry company DFDS and its Italian counterpart Moby agreed to each acquire two of the other’s ferries. DFDS would deploy the two ferries on the Amsterdam-Newcastle route to expand capacity. Yet,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Shipping Company Spliethoff Orders Ten New Vessels

Shipping company Spliethoff Group, Amsterdam, has recently ordered no less than ten new ships from Chinese shipyards. The vessels include a submersible vessel, Roll-on/Lift-off (RoLo) and Lift-on/Lift-off (LoLo) vessels and two of the new DP2...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

French Banks Want to Buy Troubled Bourbon

A group of French Banks has placed a takeover offer to buy the also French and insolvent offshore service vessel (OSV) giant Bourbon. On Wednesday 9 October, the financially troubled company asked Euronext Paris to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk