The mining and minerals industry is one of the key markets of Wagenborg. Royal Wagenborg knows the market since 1898 and has grown together with many major mining companies. Recently, the MV Egbert Wagenborg shipped 11.000 tonnes of copper concentrates from the Continent to the Baltic.
The forest industry is one of the key markets of Wagenborg. Royal Wagenborg knows the market since 1898 and has grown together with many major forest companies. Recently, the MV Lauwersborg shipped 5.000 tonnes of woodpulp from the Baltic to the Continent.
Winter is coming. And that remains special for us every year. Where nature around us keeps hibernation and waits for the days to get longer, we continue to sail through large ice plains with our ice-strengthened ships. With Christmas on the horizon, it's time to look back on 2019. With a continuous focus on safety, innovation and sustainability, Wagenborg maintains her reputation as the multipurpose short sea shipping company. As we move into 2020, here is a look back on some stories that moved our company last year.
On November 29th Wagenborg was invited to the Waterborne transport conference in Brussels to join a panel about zero emission shipping. Theo Klimp, fleet director at Wagenborg Shipping and KVNR board member, has reflected on three questions; what do we want to achieve, what did we contribute already and what will we contribute, what other interventions are needed and by whom.