Founded in 1898, Royal Wagenborg is an international maritime logistics conglomerate. The family owned and managed company offers a variety of maritime services with regard to shipping, ports & terminals and offshore services. Managed out of the Delfzijl (NL) headquarters, Wagenborg has built a global commercial network. With about 3,000 employees Wagenborg serves clients predominantly in the Baltic, northwest Europe, the Mediterranean, the Americas and the Far East.
Our fleet of box-shaped dry cargo vessels is young and environmentally friendly. With the diversity in type and tonnage, we are flexible for both cargo contracts as well as spot shipments.
From agency services to warehousing and from transshipments to tug assistance. Wagenborg takes care of your business in the ports of Delfzijl and Eemshaven.
Wagenborg operates the ferry service to the Dutch Wadden islands Ameland and Schiermonnikoog with 4 ferries, 2 express services and 3 water taxi's.
Royal Niestern Sander is a versatile and innovative shipyard specialized in shipbuilding, repair and conversions.
Wagenborg Nedlift is your specialist regarding horizontal, vertical and heavy transport.
We all feel the impact of the Corona virus on our society. Your and our industry, are vital in many ways for supplying and producing consumer goods. As indicated by governments the transport of cargo should continue and we do our best to ensure this happens. At this moment our vessels are sailing and so far no proven infections have been reported amongst our personnel.
“Wagenborg was one of the players we were using for the spot deliveries, and we noticed they were very punctual – delivering in the right place at the right time. They also have a modern fleet and a strong focus on sustainability, so it was a logical partnership for UPM.”
Head of Pulp Logistics UPM
Founding father Egbert Wagenborg settled ashore and started a small, but successful concern in the area of shipping, towage and passenger services.
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.
A change of management takes place as the fourth generation Wagenborg are appointed directors of Wagenborg.
With the establishment of an office in Malmö and Montréal, Wagenborg is globally expanding.
The walk to work vessel ‘Kroonborg’ was awarded Ship of the Year.
Wagenborg completed the first charter: a cargo of roof tiles.
Wagenborg introduced box-shaped holds to respond to the entry of the timber package trade.
In the anniversary year, Wagenborg was awarded the designation “Royal”.
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.
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.
That’s the approach Wagenborg is taking towards the energy transition. In the meantime, we’ll be thinking very hard and testing fuel alternatives. Fleet director Theo Klimp talks to us about taking responsibility.