Vroon provides seagoing transportation services and engineering
& support solutions that are reliable, sustainable, cost
effective and enable its customers to be successful.
With headquarters located on the estuary of the
Westerscheldt river in Breskens (the Netherlands), the company
employs about 4,000 professionals in offices around the world and
on board a diverse fleet of approximately 200 vessels. Vroon is
active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand
names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers;
offshore-support vessels; offshore installation, maintenance and
engineering services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels;
product/chemical tankers; asphalt/bitumen tankers; car carriers and
In the second half of 2016 the company's offices in Breskens,
Terneuzen and Barendrecht will relocate to new premises in Breda,
The company is privately held by the Vroon family and currently
managed by its fourth generation. Founded in 1890, the company
originally exported agricultural products to England, France and
Belgium while importing coal into the Netherlands. However, after
World War II the company recognised the opportunities in
transportation and changed its focus from trading commodities to
owning and managing vessels.
Vroon attaches great importance to its Vision and Mission, Core
Values and Culture which provide guidance to all staff at sea and
ashore. In 2015 the company joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption
Network (MACN). MACN is a global business network working
towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that
enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large.
Vroon B.V. - The Netherlands
Vroon B.V. is situated in the south of the Netherlands. The Company's offices in Breskens and Terneuzen house a number of head-office and business-support functions, as well as some operational activities.
The following activities are coordinated from the Breskens head office:
- Legal and corporate affairs;
- Insurance and claims handling;
- Treasury and controlling;
- HRM, QA and HSE;
- Newbuilding supervision, crewing and procurement;
- Business development, contracting of new vessels and sale & purchase of vessels.
The following activities are coordinated from the Terneuzen office:
- Marketing, chartering, operations and technical supervision of the dry-cargo, container and car-carrier fleets;
- ICT, accounting and reporting.
The company employs approximately 100 staff.
In the second half of 2016 Vroon B.V. will relocate to new office accommodation in Breda, the Netherlands.
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