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Mare Forum November 6

During the 19th Mare Forum – Ship Finance, that was held on November 6, attendees had the opportunity to meet over 30 members of the Rotterdam Maritime services community. Connie Roozen of C&B More and Pieter Baan of ING elaborated on the role and added value of the Rotterdam Maritime Services Community during their opening […]

5th anniversary RMSC!

Today is a commemorable day, it marks the 5th anniversary of the Rotterdam Maritime Services Community! Starting five years ago with 20 people from 20 companies and organisations, growing towards a lively community stretching over 55 member-companies, and more than 350 people working in the maritime services industry, we can truly say we have outgrown […]

RMSC members lecture at the Erasmus – Nanyang course

Nanyang Technological University ( NTU ) is a cosmopolitan international university based in Singapore, NTU has more than 100 nationalities on its campus. Believing in the benefits of global exposure and immersion for its students, 72 students from NTU follow an exchange program this year with the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). The newly established “Maritime […]

Working visit alderman Arjan van Gils

The municipality of Rotterdam asked the RMSC to organize a working-visit for alderman Arjan van Gils (Ports). The purpose of the visit was to show the importance of the broader maritime industry to the city of Rotterdam. To provide a balanced overview the RMSC prosed to organize the visit together with the Dutch Shipowners Association, […]

Maritime Cyber Security Seminar

On Friday September 20 the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the Nederlandse Zeebevrachters Sociëteit en the Rotterdam Maritime Services Industry shared their vision on cyber security in the maritime industry during a well attended joint seminar. The line-up consisted of cyber security expert Eric Thorr Klopper of Armada Marine, Jeroen van der Veer of DNV-GL Maritime […]

World Port Breakfast 2019

Part of the mission of RMSC is to interact with the other Rotterdam organisations in the maritime industry. We combined our strenghts with iTanks, Deltalinqs, RPPC, city of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam during hte second World Port Breakfast. The breakfast was held on Friday September 9, the first day of the World Port […]

General Assembly – Overview – 54 members and counting!

The RMSC is growing and as an association, a general assembly is held each year. This year we combined it with the world port breakfast and we were welcome at the former chamber of the board of RDM. Beautiful heritage area. Luckily, with RMSC the figures are better than with RDM in the last years, […]

RMSC event in London great success!

On September 11 the business lunch that was organised during the London International Shipping Week marked the very first RMSC event outside of Rotterdam. Being part of the Rotterdam, Maritime Capital of Europe network, the international promotion of the Rotterdam maritime business services is one of the pillars of RMSC. The RMSC looks back at a […]

London International Shipping Week – Rotterdam Maritime Capital of Europe is committed to unimpeded collaboration with the UK

The Rotterdam Maritime Capital of Europe network is working to strengthen the international position of the Maritime Business Services in the region. London is an important trading partner for companies active in this sector. The cities, less than 320 km apart, have a long trading history. In the context of the London International Shipping Week […]

Singaporean students in Rotterdam for Erasmus UPT’s Study Abroad Programme

RMSC members share their daily practice with students from Singapore This fall, Erasmus Center for Urban, Port and Transport Economics (UPT) will provide a programme for 81 bachelor students from Singapore. The Maritime Studies students from Nanyang Technological University will follow the tailor-made Study Abroad Programme and get acquainted with Rotterdam and The Netherlands. Academic […]

Maritime Law and Logistics beyond 2020

The international seminar Maritime Law and Logistics beyond 2020, that was held on Wednesday the third of July, marked one of the highlights of the IMLAW (International Maritime Law & Arbitration Week) at the Erasmus School of Law. At the academic heart of Rotterdam (Maritime Capital of Europe), the seminar envisioned the slogan “Where Business […]

Network lunch Nor-Shipping

During NOR Shipping, Rotterdam Maritime Capital organised a high end network lunch and RMSC proudly participated! The business lunch was organised in association with the Dutch Embassy and Netherlands Maritime Technology. The Vice Mayor for Economy, Barbara Kathmann, talked about the opportunities for companies to making the sector more sustainable. Our RMSC member, director Jan […]

Interesting insights during special masterclass on the Rotterdam Maritime Chamber

The special Rotterdam Maritime Services Community (RMSC) masterclass on Friday May 24 about the Rotterdam Maritime Chamber proved to be a great combination of gaining new knowledge and networking. Senior judge, Mr Christine Sikkel, provided insight in how the court operates. In addition she elaborated on the ‘towards maritime legal experts’ project. The Rotterdam District […]

Young RMSC Pubquiz – fun and networking!

On the 25th of April, we celebrated the first Young RMSC event of 2019. An proper and amusing pubquiz at Stalles in Rotterdam. A group of young professionals – linked to the Rotterdam maritime business services industry- attended the pubquiz. It was interesting to meet likeminded professionals different kinds of backgrounds and disciplines such as […]

Van Ameyde acquires McAusland Turner

On 12 April 2019 Van Ameyde completed the acquisition of McAusland Turner: Marine Surveyors and Consultants with a strong foothold in the UK. Van Ameyde’s strategy is to grow its regional UK business and to deliver a strong value proposition through an expanded international marine surveying network. McAusland Turner will provide Van Ameyde meaningful presence […]

Henk Smith – Marine Masters: Prerequisites for success

Rotterdam Maritime Services Community – In the limelight Henk Smith, co-founder and partner at Marine Masters, is outspoken about the strength of Rotterdam and the cluster of residing maritime business services: “All prerequisites for success are available. Whatever expertise or service you might need is accessible. The amount of highly specialised companies is impressive, creating […]

RMSC in the limelight: inspiring article in Mainport Magazine

Focus on attracting more shipowners to Rotterdam Recently Mainport Magazine interviewed the Chair (Connie Roozen) and manager (Linda Treuman) of the Rotterdam Maritime Services Community (RMSC). Resulting in an inspiring article in their latest publication. In the article Roozen and Treuman provided insight into the RMSC and the importance of attracting more shipowners to Rotterdam. […]

Rotterdam third maritime capital of the world

The Leading Maritime Capitals report for 2019 is out, with fresh insight on which maritime metropolises provide the best support for companies in shipping and related services. Criteria include soft and hard infrastructure and access to world-class talent and services – all key components that maritime businesses need to thrive in their chosen locations. Singapore […]