News

Hemgracht

The new H-type on video!

November 3 2016

Heemskerkgracht started her new job at Spliethoff two weeks ago. As from today, the second H-type vessel, the Hemgracht, is ready to sail. See a short impression on video.
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Heemskerkgracht (1)

mv Heemskerkgracht & mv Hemgracht added to Spliethoff fleet

October 11 2016

Recently Spliethoff took over two identical, in 2009 built, 12.740-tons DWT multipurpose tweendeck vessels and renamed them mv Heemskerkgracht and mv Hemgracht.
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Floragracht - Cleveland

Lubrizol taking a new route for exports to Europe

May 13 2016

Lubrizol Corp. of Wickliffe, Ohio, will ship products from its Ohio plants in Avon Lake and Painesville through the Port of Cleveland, a shot in the arm for the local port, which took a chance in 2014 by subsidizing monthly scheduled sailings between Antwerp, Belgium, and Cleveland. Dubbed the Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE), the service is the only scheduled ocean service between the Great Lakes and the rest of the world.
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Molengracht - containers

New SOLAS requirement on container weight declaration as from 1 July 2016

April 22 2016

Verified Gross Mass of packed containers As from 1st July 2016, all shippers of laden containers must provide the verified gross mass (VGM) to the carrier prior to loading. The carrier must subsequently enter the VGM in vessel’s stow plan. Containers without VGM shall not be loaded on board. This new SOLAS regulation is compulsory and applies worldwide. It does not apply to the carriage of empty containers.
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Bore Ltd

New member Spliethoff Group

April 21 2016

By the end of June 2016, Bore Ltd of Helsinki will become part of the Spliethoff Group. Bore Ltd is a Finnish shipping company with a fleet of nine RoRo vessels and charters its tonnage to various line operators. The fleet includes mv Seagard which is chartered by Transfennica since her delivery from the shipyard in 1999 and three vessels designed in close cooperation with Transfennica but presently running as RoRo/CarCarrier.
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New - Toronto Office

Spliethoff’s Cleveland-Europe Express takes next step

April 8 2016

Spliethoff takes the next step in the development of the Spliethoff Cleveland Europe Express (CEEWAY) by expanding its team. December 2013 Dutch shipping company Spliethoff and The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority in Cleveland, Ohio struck a deal to start the first combined container and general cargo shipping route between Cleveland and Northern Europe. And from that day onwards Spliethoff took care of an increased frequency of sailings in 2014 and 2015 and now in 2016 is taking it to the next level. With the opening of the lakes the first shipment has already been discharged in Cleveland.
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Floretgracht - Cleveland

Cleveland welcomes arrival of first ship of 2016

April 6 2016

Article American Journal of Transportation: Cleveland, Ohio - Thursday, the Port of Cleveland welcomed the arrival of the Floretgracht, the first vessel to arrive on dock for the 2016 shipping season. The Floretgracht is managed by Spliethoff Transport of the Netherlands, which operates the Port’s Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE) – the Port’s liner service between the Midwest, Europe, and connecting points worldwide.
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Cleveland-Europe Express

Spliethoff's "Cleveland-Europe Express" open all year

October 27 2015

Amsterdam, 26 October, 2015 Spliethoff’s “Cleveland – Europe Express” open all year. Spliethoff offers service from Antwerp & Zeebrugge via Baltimore to Cleveland, when the Great Lakes are closed due to ice.
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INPEX Spliethoff

Spliethoff commitment to safety pays off

October 20 2015

After fifty-one shipments the INPEX project was executed with zero injuries. Safety is a top priority for Spliethoff. It adheres to the very latest industry safety standards and works hard to identify risks to ensure a safe working environment for its employees, contractors and third parties. Spliethoff is therefore proud to have concluded the transport of over 35.000 pipeline joints for the INPEX project without any safety incident.
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Breakbulk Antwerp 2015

Success for Spliethoff at Breakbulk Antwerp

May 21 2015

The breakbulk conference in Antwerp was again very successful for Spliethoff and the Spliethoff Group this year. An unprecedented number of visitors came to the Spliethoff Group stand to meet and greet with Spliethoff representatives and talk about future business opportunities.
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Bonaire

Spliethoff delivers building materials for new build fire station at Bonaire

May 18 2015

This week Spliethoff’s mv Ankergracht offloaded more than 1.500 mt of stones, isolation materials and roofing rolls in Kralendijk, Bonaire. The ship sailed from Antwerp, Belgium to deliver the materials directly to Bonaire where it is used for the new build fire station.
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2015-04-21_Spliethoff vessel becomes the first ‘salty’ of Great Lakes 2015 Season

Spliethoff vessel becomes one of the first ‘salties’ of Great Lakes 2015 Season

April 21 2015

Dutch worldwide ocean transport company Spliethoff became the first international company to call into the ports of the Great Lakes for the 2015 Season.
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Spliethoff doubles capacity to Cleveland

April 2 2015

Antwerp – Cleveland v.v. Spliethoff started the route known as the ‘Cleveland-Europe Express’ (CEE) between Antwerp and Cleveland in 2014 based on one sailing per month. Due to the positive response and increased market demand Spliethoff decided to increase to two sailings per month with a fourteen days transit time with immediate effect.
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2015-03-31_Spliethoff successfully equips multi-purpose vessels with scrubbers

Spliethoff successfully equips multi-purpose vessels with scrubbers

March 31 2015

Amsterdam, 31st March 2015 Spliethoff is proud to announce that their MV Schippersgracht and MV Suomigracht – together with MV Lady Claudia of sister-company Wijnne Barends – are their first multi-purpose vessels equipped with a scrubber. Now the first three months of trialling are over, Spliethoff can look back at successful scrubber installations.
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2014-09-18_Port of Cleveland & Spliethoff to add second sailing to CEE-way Express

Port of Cleveland & Spliethoff to add second sailing to Cleveland-Europe Express

March 1 2015

The Port of Cleveland and Amsterdam-based Spliethoff Group announced today their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE), the only scheduled ocean service for containerized and breakbulk freight operating between Europe and a Great Lakes port.
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2014-12-08_Erasmusgracht rescues refugees

Erasmusgracht rescues refugees

December 8 2014

m.v. Erasmusgracht rescued almost four hundred refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.
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2014-11-28_Spliethoff joins Trident Alliance

Spliethoff joins Trident Alliance

November 28 2014

Spliethoff urges states bordering the European Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) to uphold and improve enforcement of the sulphur limits to marine fuels, coming into force 1-1-2015. To that end, it joined the Trident Alliance – a coalition of ship owners and operators who share the common interest in robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
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first cargo

First cargo shipped from Antwerp on new Spliethoff liner service to Port of Cleveland

April 10 2014

PRESS RELEASE In December 2013 Dutch ship management company Spliethoff and The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority in Cleveland, Ohio struck a deal to start the first combined container and general cargo shipping route between Cleveland and Northern Europe. Now with the opening of the lakes the first shipment is underway to Cleveland.
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2014-01-23_Spliethoff starts liner service between Port of Cleveland and Antwerp

Spliethoff starts liner service between Port of Cleveland and Antwerp

January 23 2014

Dutch ship management company Spliethoff and The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority in Cleveland, Ohio have struck a deal to start the first combined container and general cargo shipping route in many years between Cleveland and Northern Europe from March 2014.
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