White Paper – Seafarers and Schengen (Dutch Maritime Cluster)

In 2016 against the background of offshore vessels staying in port for a longer period when mobilized for a new project, a dispute arose between the border control authorities in the port of Rotterdam and the maritime industry about the moment an on-signing non-EU seafarer should receive an exit stamp in his/her travel document. The normal procedure so far has … Read More

Dutch Maritime Monitor 2017

Background and purpose Ecorys has carried out a monitoring study for the maritime cluster, on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment and in cooperation with Maritime by Holland (Stichting Nederland Maritiem Land). The maritime cluster consists of the following maritime sectors: shipping, shipbuilding, offshore, inland shipping, dredging, ports, navy, fishing, maritime services, yachtbuilding/watersport industry and marine equipment supply. … Read More