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  • Since 1898 family owned and managed

  • Environmental-friendly fleet of ~200 ships

  • ~3.000 committed people

Wagenborg. For sure

Founded in 1898, Royal Wagenborg is a global maritime logistics family-business. With 3,000 professionals and an extensive fleet on both land and sea, we deliver safe and sustainable logistic solutions. With confidence, we proudly walk the extra mile to deliver on our promises, whatever the challenge. Our people are the pillar of strength for our customers, each other, the environment and the generations to come. Wagenborg. For sure.

Delfsail 2024, a royal event!

Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Royal Wagenborg's Easymax vessels ‘Máxima’ and ‘Alexia’ during Delfsail in presence of 2,000 employees and guests. May God bless the motor vessels ‘Máxima’ and ‘Alexia’ and all who sail on them!

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Our history

1898

Founding father Egbert Wagenborg settled ashore and started a small, but successful concern in the area of shipping, towage and passenger services.

1898

1966

Wagenborg introduced box-shaped holds to respond to the entry of the timber package trade.

1966

2003

With the establishment of an office in Malmö and Montréal, Wagenborg is globally expanding.

2003

2015

The walk to work vessel ‘Kroonborg’ was awarded Ship of the Year.

2015

2021

Wagenborg is expanding her agency services with various branch offices in Europe including Terneuzen (Netherlands), Kotka, (Finland) and Haraholmen (Sweden).

2021

1953

With a large fleet of coasters and difficulty to find inspiration for new ship names, Wagenborg decides to name the ships after rivers with the extension "borg" added on.

1953

1998

In the anniversary year, Wagenborg was awarded the designation “Royal”.

1998

2014

Wagenborg completes an important period of 15 years of shipbuilding at several shipyards resulting in over 100 vessels between 8.000 and 21.000 DWT with the highest Finnish Ice Class.

2014

2017

Wagenborg won the Maritime Shipping Award with her vessel type EasyMax, a leader in terms of sustainability with a load capacity of 14,300 DWT and a very low fuel consumption.

2017

2024

Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Royal Wagenborg's Easymax vessels ‘Máxima’ and ‘Alexia’ during Delfsail!

2024

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"We need our shipping partners more than before. We simply select the partners we trust.”

  • Open, transparent, hardworking people

  • High quality & flexible fleet

  • A promise is a promise

"Wagenborg is one of our biggest shipping partners. We have common targets and basically need each other: Wagenborg has always been keen on investing in the right ice-classed tonnage for us and we do have the suitable products for these ships. We would like to continue this great cooperation for many more years and even make it more deeper if possible."

Jyrki Ranki

Jyrki Ranki

Vice President Marine Logistics Metsä Group

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18 June 2024 Máxima big crowd pleaser during successful Delfsail 2024

From 13 to 16 June, the seventh edition of Delfsail was organised in Delfzijl. As one of the main sponsors of the largest maritime event in the North, Wagenborg was closely involved in the four-day programme. The arrival of Queen Máxima for the christening of the 'Alexia' and the 'Máxima' and the fact that the latter ship was open to the public made Delfsail 2024 a great success.

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14 June 2024 Queen Máxima christens Easymax vessels ‘Maxima’ and ‘Alexia’ during Delfsail

Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Royal Wagenborg's Easymax vessels ‘Máxima’ and ‘Alexia’ during Delfsail in presence of 2,000 employees and guests. May God bless the motor vessels ‘Máxima’ and ‘Alexia’ and all who sail on them!

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10 June 2024 Livestream christening Easymax vessels by Queen Máxima during Delfsail

During the seventh edition of Delfsail, Her Majesty Queen Máxima will christen two Easymax vessels of Royal Wagenborg on June 14th. For all interested parties, the official programme can be followed via a livestream between 12:45 and 13:45 local time.

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