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News De Boer Staal and De Boer Snijbedrijf

Secret Language

April 2019 - The employees of De Boer Staal and De Boer Snijbedrijf use a secret language: “Did you pass your VVL? Did you get your WVH? How is your VOP, PM, BBMI, BHV or VOL-VCA going?"

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Thick sheet steel for counterweight container

March 2019 - De Boer Snijbedrijf cut 11 tonnes of sheet steel to size for the frame of a counterweight container plus extra counterweights. M.J. van Riel Industrial Movements has further increased the counterweight container to 24 tonnes by adding counterweights made from recycled steel.

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Launch of MV Tasman

February 2019 - The MV Tasman was successfully launched on 15 February 2019 at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand. It almost went wrong because just before the launch, an employee saw something lying under the ship that he was going to take away. Fortunately, he was able to get to safety ju

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Fly-shooters

December 2018 - The Dutch fly-shooter fleet has been growing slowly but steadily since 2005. Until now, most of the new fly-shooters have been converted fishing vessels from other countries but new fly-shooters are now being built more frequently, in the Netherlands and elsewhere.

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Sheet steel for Australian navy vessel

August 2018 - In June, an Australian nay vessel docked at Garden Island, the Naval base wharf of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney. Something went wrong in lowering the side ramp door. As they did not see the mooring bollard, the ramp was lowered on top of it and caused slight damage to the

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