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European Commission extends Dutch tonnage tax breaks to 2028

The European Commission (EC) has approved an extension of three amendments to the Dutch tonnage tax regime until December 31, 2028. Originally approved in 2009 and 2010,...

Dutch crew of Svitzer embark on strike over collective bargaining agreement 

Dutch crew of Svitzer embark on strike over collective bargaining agreement 

Dutch crews of towing company Svitzer Euromed went on strike for the second time last week, according to seafarer union Nautilus International. The union explained that...

MSC Zoe: Dutch authorities locate 238 containers 

MSC Zoe: Dutch authorities locate 238 containers 

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Dutch authorities have found 238 of the 281 containers that fell overboard the MSC Zoe on January 2, 2019.  Dutch public works...

Dutch train kills four children

Dutch train kills four children

Four children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed on Thursday when a train hit their electric cargo bike at a level crossing, police said on Thursday. A fifth child...

Dutch cargo ship runs aground off Scotland

Dutch cargo ship runs aground off Scotland

An 89-meter cargo ship with six people on board ran aground in the Pentland Firth off Scotland on Wednesday as subsequent attempts to refloat the vessel proving...

Your investments in Nigeria safe, Buhari assures Dutch CEOs

Your investments in Nigeria safe, Buhari assures Dutch CEOs

By Patience Danjuma  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with Chief Executive Officers of Dutch companies in Hague. He assured them of a safe and secure Nigeria,...

Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini

Italy bans two Dutch migrant rescue vessels

A heated exchange erupted after Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in...

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

Dutch Embassy: Why we stopped issuing visas to Nigerians

The embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria on Tuesday reminded Nigerians that it is no longer in charge of issuing visas to them. The embassy’s charge...

Bumi Armada restructures, creates Dutch holding company

Bumi Armada restructures, creates Dutch holding company

Malaysian oil and gas (O&G) services provider Bumi Armada is making use of the lull in the industry to do some restructuring, announcing the formation of a...

Dutch competition watchdog investigates possible bunker fuel cartel

Dutch competition watchdog investigates possible bunker fuel cartel

The Dutch competition watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating a possible illegal, price-fixing cartel by fuel companies in ports in the Netherlands and Belgium....

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Widows of Ogoni leaders killed by Abacha drags Shell before Dutch court

Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands...

Investigators raid Damen headquarters amid bribery scandal 

Dutch consortium to develop 3D printing of ship propeller

Marking a major step forward in the application of 3D printing in the maritime sector, Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with...