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Our new offices

After over 40 years in our office at the Van Meterenkaai overviewing river Scheldt, we are moved to our new premises: Binnenvaartstraat 85 in Antwerp. We look forward to welcome all our partners and friends as soon as COVID measures allow us to! Article: Antwerpse...

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3 new vessels join the Boeckmans fleet

Over the last 6 months, Boeckmans took delivery of 3 sister vessels to reinforce her existing shortsea fleet: “MV MARANT”, “MV MARGOT” and “MV MARCUS”, all specifications of the 3x vessels can be found under Boeckmans/fleet. We wish the vessels & the crew a safe...

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fruit & vegetables delivered in top condition

Great White Fleet carries Chiquita’s bananas since many years out of Central America to deliver it’s fruit in top condition on the shelves of your supermarket or your local store. Through Boeckmans, third party fruit receivers take advantage of this know-how to carry...

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MV MARIE, loading project in Scotland

Please enjoy some footage of our MV MARIE, loading an offshore project of chains & buoys in upper Scotland. These multi-purpose vessels are shallow drafted and are equipped with a crew which can perform lashing and securing. Do not hesitate to contact our...

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Thank you Mr Philip Durot

Boeckmans’ former owner Philip Durot, managing director from 1961 to 1995, past away at the age of 100 years on the 24th of October 2020. Mr Philip Durot started his carrier as a shipping agent in 1946 under the umbrella of his father Armand Durot, to become later on...

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100 years ago

In 2020, it will be 100 years ago that Armand Durot started his career in shipping as line manager for Johnson Line -- Rederi Aktiebolaget Nordsjernan AS, with their local agent in Antwerp. A century of family tradition and now the 4th generation of the Durot Family...

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