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Wijgaart Shipping, Anno 1988


In 1988, almost 30 years ago, the brothers van de Wijgaart set their first steps in the world of inland waterways entrepreneurship. What started with a single ship, the Zembla, grew into a complete shipping company with a dozen ships flying its flag, suitable for transporting a wide range of goods.Wijgaart Shipping maintains this line by looking forward to inland navigation needs, keeping an eye on development and maintaining the same core value of quality.

May 2019

New ly built Colorado

April 2019

Wijgaart takes over Missouri (ex Marajo) and Michigan (ex Mejana)

February 2019

Start new ly built Colorado

August 2018

Office moved to Veerplein 45 (Zwijndrecht)

October 2017

Nevada sailing

December 2016

New ly built Sara

February 2017

Florida and California sailing. New ly built Georgia.

February 2017

Wijgaart Group takes over Trico and MDN.

November 2015

Gebroeders van de Wijgaart moved from Rotterdam to an office in Zwijndrecht.

January 2015

New name company: Wijgaart Group

December 2014

New ly built Mystery

November 2015

New ly built Hybride Zembla (dry cargo)

April 2012

Virginia sailing

November 2010

Start company “Maritime Dienstverlening Nederland”. Employment agency and secondment agency for nautical staff.

August 2009

Amazone sailing

Juli 2009

South Carolina and North Carolina sailing

Oktober 2008

Zembla new ly built (containership)

April 2009

Zembla sold. New name ship: Temptation. Also purchased Justin.

January 2008

Start “Shipyard Trico B.V.”

October 2007

Nova Zembla sailing

April 2007

Sold Nova Zembla. New name ship: Frontera

July 2006

Purchased Montana

April 2007

Purchased Arizona.

March 2006

Zembla sold. New name ship: Marajo

January 2005

Start “Gebroeders van de Wijgaart”

May 2004

Nova Zembla sailing 135x15 (containership)

October 2003

Sold Nova Zembla (110x11.40). New name ship: Formentera

June 2000

New ly built ship Nova Zembla 110x11.40 (containership)

April 2003

‘Big’ Zembla (135x17.40m) new ly built

May 1988

First new ly built ship mv. Zembla 110x11.45