Spliethoff Group, one of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands, recently expanded significantly in the Port of Amsterdam. It has moved into three warehouses on a 15,000 m² site on Elbaweg, from where it supplies over 100 vessels with parts.
Spare parts, hoisting belts and other transport-supporting materials are stored in the warehouses on Elbaweg. Besides a lack of space at the head office on Radarweg, the presence of heavy overhead cranes in the warehouses on Elbaweg was a major reason for expanding into this new location.
The head office of Spliethoff Group has been located at Radarweg 36 in the Western Port Area of Amsterdam since 1922. The company, with its subsidiaries Spliethoff's Bevrachtingskantoor (Spliethoff), BigLift Shipping, Sevenstar Yacht Transport, Wijnne Barends, Transfennica and since recently the shipping company Bore as well, is a major player in the Netherlands.
Spliethoff Group plays a leading role in the worldwide transport by sea of project cargo, heavy cargo, breakbulk and yachts. It has a worldwide network of offices and manages a large and modern fleet of more than 100 multi-purpose, heavy lift (lifting capacity up to 1,800 mt) and tweendecker ships ranging in size from 2,100 to 23,000 tonnes. The ships have a high ice class and sail under the Dutch flag.