SMT News and Media


There is always something new at SMT Shipping – we invite you to take a look to see some of our latest news and information. Should you have any further questions – or if you have any suggestions regarding future news items – please contact us and be sure to select Communications in the headline. We look forward to hearing from you!

December 2022

SMT Shipping adopts guest room at Familiehuis Daniel den Hoed

Since December 2022, SMT Shipping has adopted one of the thirty guest rooms at Familiehuis Daniel den Hoed. SMT Shipping adopted this guest room to ensure that cancer patients and their loved ones can stay...

August 2022

Pandemic restrictions update – 19.08.2022

The number of infections is continuing rising again in many countries. Unfortunately, in the latest two weeks several SMT ships have been affected by covid. Despite relatively light sickness symptoms (we believe owing to vaccinations),...

October 2021

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT Fleet Notice: Pandemic Update 21/10/2021 – Entering USA – only for vaccinated seafarers

Dear All, Please see below an information about Announcement of The White House. Following it only vaccinated seamen can enter USA (this refers also to transit flights). Considering majority of crew changes on Western Hemisphere...

September 2021

SMT Shipping participates into KLM’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme

On September 18th, SMT CFO Marcel Heijnsbroek signed an agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, officially launching SMT’s membership into KLM’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Programme. As one of the first maritime transport companies to participate in this program,...

August 2021

SMT Shipping Netherlands moves to Rotterdam!

SMT Shipping Netherlands is pleased to announce their move to Westerlaan Tower, located in the premier ‘Scheepvaartkwartier’ in Rotterdam. Says CFO Marcel Heijnsbroek: “Our new office, with its panoramic views of the Maas River, provides...

April 2021

Fleet notice – pandemic update 22.04.2021

Amendments in crew changes procedures Please note, that due to consecutive cases of infections on board of our fleet vessels, we have to create more restricted on-signing procedures: On-signers with negative PCR tests done not...

February 2021

MV Whyalla joins SMT Transshipment

MV Whyalla, a 13,000DWT gravity-fed belt unloader converted to a transhipper, has joined SMT’s transshipment operation in Ghana. The vessel is equipped with twin azimuth drives for propulsion and a strong bow thruster, enhancing its...

January 2021

SMT Shipping and Carisbrooke Shipping partner with Nautilus Labs for collaboration to optimize fleet performance

(New York, USA / Cowes, UK / Limassol, CYPRUS – January 12, 2020) Nautilus Labs, the technology firm advancing the efficiency of ocean commerce through artificial intelligence, announced their partnership to optimize fleet performance with...


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