After 27 years in the same building, the Seatrade team moved to a new office location.
Leonard Springerlaan 17, 9727 KB Groningen, The Netherlands.
Newbuilding of two own design ships in China
Replacement juice carrier m.v. Joint Frost
Seatank Management B.V. is founded to care for the tankers under Seatrade shipmanagement
Crewing agency Avior organizes the Group's crewing activities
Design and supervision of the lengthening of m.v. Atlantic Reefer and m.v. Pacific Reefer with one container hold, in Shanghai
Newbuilding m.v. Atlantic Klipper
Newbuilding m.v. Baltic Klipper
Seatrade takes over a fleet of 7 vessels from Maritima del Norte
Design and supervision of the lengthening of four sister vessels in Bremerhaven.
Seatrade takes over 15 vessels of the United Reefer Pool
Since 2001, the Seatrade Shipmanagement Group offers full crew resource management to third-party Owners
Triton Schiffahrts GmbH joins the Seatrade Shipmanagement Group, customizing their management activities to German owners
Seatrade starts actively sourcing Russian crew
The first dry cargo vessels enter Seatrade shipmanagement
The Chartering - and Operations Department move to Antwerp. Seatrade in Groningen focuses solely on shipmanagement and crewing, opening the door for third party owners
Seatrade takes over Dammers & van der Heide and its entire fleet and staff
Seatrade starts actively sourcing Filipino crew
M.v. Joint Frost is purchased and rebuilt into a juice carrier (the ship is still sailing under Seatrade shipmanagement)
Renaming of the difficult to pronounce ‘Scheepvaartkantoor Groningen’ into ‘Seatrade Groningen B.V.’
Newbuilding spree of specialized reefer vessels
Switch from traditional coasters to reefer vessels
Scheepvaartkantoor Groningen is founded by five Captain-Owners sailing on small coastal vessels