The Spliethoff Group, one of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands and represented in the Port of Bilbao by A. Pérez y Cia, celebrates its 100th anniversary.
From Bilbao, the company offers monthly or semi-regular services for break bulk and/or project cargo to the Caribbean, US East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico, Canada, the Far East (Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Philippines), Latin America (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina) the East Mediterranean, the Baltic and the WCA.
The Group has a broad portfolio of specialised services in sectors including dry cargo, break bulk and project cargo (Spliethoff), project and heavy lifts (BigLift Shipping), container and Ro-Ro cargo and door-to-door services (Transfennica & Transfennica Logistics), shortsea (Wijnne Barends), yacht transport (Sevenstar Yacht Transport) and tonnage provider (Bore).
The Spliethoff Group operates a large and modern fleet of more than 120 vessels, which range in size from 2,100 to 23,000 tonnes. The fleet includes multipurpose geared tween deckers, heavy lift vessels, shortsea vessels, Ro-Ro vessels and semi-
submersible vessels. The company is used to operating in challenging areas, which is why almost all the vessels have Swedish/Finnish Ice Class 1A and some even 1A Super.
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