The Dutch maritime sector has a broad global orientation. A strong focus on exports, continuous innovation, and a well-developed home market form the foundation for growth in the cluster.
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Four hundred years ago, Dutch naval entrepreneurs operated the world’s largest fleet and established the world’s first multinational company. Today, Holland is once again a leading maritime nation, operating Europe’s largest inland shipping fleet and with world-leading manufacturers of high-end yachts and special vessels specials. The Port of Rotterdam is Europe's largest port by far and Amsterdam is Europe’s fourth-largest. The Dutch maritime cluster comprises 11 different, yet complementary industries that operate within a 100-kilometre radius. This encourages close co-operation on innovation and production, ... More >
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