SHIPPING

Self-built ships

Most of
STYBARROW MV 16 B.V. vessels are self-built. The company’s engineers take the hulls and install the tanks, engine rooms, controls, loading and unloading machines, cargo heating, tank washing systems, and all the other facilities required. Everything is specifically designed for the transport of oils, fats, and derivatives.
STYBARROW MV 16 B.V. STORAGE has always used steel and stainless steel for constructing tanks and instruments to ensure higher standards of hygiene, more efficient cleaning and increased product quality. The tanks are fitted with hot water heating.

The flexible and modern fleet of thousands of small and large inland vessels can be put to a wide variety of uses. It can transport dry and liquid bulk, containers and project cargo. Inland shipping is highly suitable for transporting large volumes. Only between Rotterdam and Duisburg can 6-barge push units sail, for example, and thus transport 16,000 tons of coal and iron ore every day.

Inland shipping is strong in long-distance transport, but when combined with road transport for shorter distances it can also offer an interesting alternative to using road transport for the entire route. Inland shipping is responsible for around 50% of incoming and outgoing cargo between the port of Rotterdam and destinations in Europe.