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Vroon is a diversified international shipping company, with its headquarters located on the estuary of the Westerscheldt river in Breskens (the Netherlands). Today the company operates worldwide and has a fleet of around 170 vessels transporting livestock, dry cargo, containers, automobiles, and clean and dirty oil products, as well as a large fleet of offshore-support vessels.

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.

Vroon companies:

  • Vroon B.V. - Breskens & Terneuzen, Netherlandsselector
  • Vroon Offshore Services
  • Vroon Offshore Services B.V. - Den Helder, Netherlands
  • Vroon Offshore Services Ltd. - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Deeside Crewing Services Ltd. - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Vroon Offshore Services Srl. - Genoa, Italy
  • Vroon Offshore Services Pte Ltd. - Singapore
  • Iver Ships
  • Iver Ships B.V. - Terneuzen & Barendrecht, Netherlands
  • Iver Ships Srl. - Genoa, Italy
  • Vroon-Fil Ship Management, Inc.
  • Livestock Express
  • Livestock Express B.V. - Terneuzen, Netherlands
  • Livestock Express Pte Ltd. - Singapore
  • MPI
  • MPI Offshore Ltd. - Stokesley, United Kingdom
  • MPI Offshore B.V. - Breskens, Netherlands
  • MPI Workboats Ltd. - Stokesley, United Kingdom
  • MPI Equipment Ltd. - Stokesley, United Kingdom
  • MPI Manpower Ltd. - Stokesley, United Kingdom
  • MPI Consultants Ltd. - Stokesley, United Kingdom
  • MPI Contractors B.V. - Breskens, Netherlands
  • Business partners

Vroon B.V. - Breskens & Terneuzen, 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.


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