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In depth: the Dutch maritime cluster monitor 2016

The Netherlands is a maritime nation. This fact is proven by the numbers recently released by Maritime by Holland, the organisation that promotes and strengthens the maritime sector in the Netherlands. The maritime cluster generates 3.5 per cent o...

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Somali pirates claim to be fishermen

The pirates that hijacked the tanker Aris 13 off Somalia have claimed that they are fishermen whose equipment was destroyed by illegal fishing vessels. Eight crewmen from the tanker are currently being held captive at an anchorage off...

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Baltic sea LNG bunkering project kicks off

The Blue Baltics project, aiming to develop and establish an LNG bunkering network in the Baltic Sea and corresponding European region, kicked off on Tuesday, March 14, according to the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). The mai...

15/03/2017 Read

World’s first offshore wind farm passes into history

DONG Energy has started dismantling the world’s first offshore wind farm, the 4.95MW Vindeby located in the Danish Baltic Sea near the island of Lolland. When the eleven wind turbines at Vindeby were installed in 1991, they were li...

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Somali pirates hijack first vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Sri Lanka-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, marking the pirates’ first commercial vessel hijack since 2012. The vessel in question is the 1990-built tanker Aris 13 which...

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