Founded in 1898, Royal Wagenborg is an international maritime logistics conglomerate. The family-owned and managed company offers a variety of sustainable maritime logistics 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.
As a global company, Royal Wagenborg has a responsibility toward the society and environment we operate in. This belief has been part of our company’s DNA from its early beginnings, resulting in our mission to make our business more sustainable every day for present and future generations.
Founding father Egbert Wagenborg settled ashore and started a small, but successful concern in the area of shipping, towage and passenger services.
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.
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 is expanding her agency services with various branch offices in Europe including Terneuzen (Netherlands), Kotka, (Finland) and Haraholmen (Sweden).
"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."
Vice President Marine Logistics Metsä Group