Established in 1921, Spliethoff is a dry cargo and multipurpose specialist with a reputation for high quality standards and being a reliable partner. The company has witnessed and played a part in many pioneering developments in the industry. This vast experience enables Spliethoff to offer creative solutions to suit customer requirements and ensure their cargo arrives swiftly and safely at its destination.
Spliethoff operates a fleet of about 50 modern, ice-classed, multipurpose vessels, ranging from 12,000 to 23,000 tonnes and equipped with tween decks and cargo cranes. The S-type vessels are also equipped with sideloaders, enabling rapid and weather-independent cargo operations with products such as paper and palletised cargoes.
The highly trained and motivated personnel working in Spliethoff’s global network, onboard ships and in ports are committed to maintaining quality standards. The company aims to be at the forefront of technological developments, continually renewing the fleet to make sure it fits the requirements of today and tomorrow.
Spliethoff is part of the Spliethoff Group, one of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands with a modern fleet of more than 100 vessels ranging from multipurpose, geared tween deckers and heavy lift to shortsea, ro-ro vessels and semi-submersibles. The company is used to operate in challenging areas: almost all vessels have Swedish/Finnish Ice Class 1A certification and some even 1A Super.
With a century of maritime expertise behind it, the Amsterdam-headquartered group has a broad portfolio of specialised services in sectors including dry cargo, breakbulk & project cargo (Spliethoff TM) project & heavy lifts (BigLift Shipping TM), container & Ro-Ro cargo and door-to-door services (Transfennica & Transfennica Logistics TM), shortsea (Wijnne Barends TM), yacht transportation (Sevenstar Yacht Transport ®) and tonnage provision (Bore TM).