Welcome at Holwerda Maritime Experts

About Holwerda

The Holwerda family passed along the passion for shipping from generation to generation since 1883. Currently, Holwerda provides full service ship management to seven vessels.

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Our services

Over the years, we have gained exceptional expertise in the areas of chartering, sale and purchase, technical management, crewing and administration.

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As a team, we are involved in chartering and transporting special cargoes by sea. We take pride in completing transport successfully and are excited about any new prospect.

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Our fleet

The Holwerda fleet comprises seven container feeder vessels varying between 3.370 and 9.000 ton deadweight and with a container capacity between 298 and 822 TEU.

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Join Our Team!

Do you want to give your career a new impulse or do you want an internship? We are looking for masters, chief and second mates, chief and second engineers. Choose for full steam ahead in your career.

Do you want more information? You are more than welcome! Please contact us.

What we do

Technical management

We are proud of our technical expertise in managing vessels. We perform the maintenance of vessels, engines and equipment on board under our own supervision.


In close consultation with the crew, we draw up a personnel schedule for the vessels under our management. We arrange crew changes based on this schedule.


Are you looking to sell, purchase, or valuate a vessel? You have come to the right place. With Holwerda’s knowledge and network, we have contributed to many successful sales.