Topic: Shipping

Wagenborg opens new office in Terneuzen

Royal Wagenborg has opened a new office in Terneuzen, the Netherlands, to expand its services in the southwest part of the country as well as in Belgium. The office will among other things support the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Shipowners fear dangerous conditions on board

The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) is in talks with airline KLM, among others, to arrange for flights for seafarers to depart from Schiphol. Crew are now staying on board longer, and according to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Pirates hijack ship and take crew hostage at Benin

Pirates have hijacked a container ship off the coast of African Benin and probably taken eight crew members hostage. It concerns the Portuguese-flagged Tommi Ritscher of the German shipping company Gerd Ritscher, reported a representative...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Suspected cyber attack shuts down network MSC

Shipping company MSC may have become the victim of a cyber attack. The website and customer platform of the second largest container carrier in the world has been offline since Thursday. In a statement, MSC states...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk