The Dutch shipping industry is a modern, clean, high-performing and innovative industry that is able to take advantage of new markets and play a leading role in numerous European and global market segments.
The Dutch shipping industry forms the linchpin of the Dutch maritime cluster. It offers Dutch seafarers attractive careers and, due to Dutch-based ship management, provides onshore employment through the operations of shipping companies. The contribution from the shipping industry to the Dutch economy is growing.
The Dutch register has a leading role in terms of growth, quality and service. This includes an attractive price/quality ratio, availability outside Dutch working office hours and a clear focus on service.