The global renewable energy industry is growing rapidly resulting in an increased demand for lithium battery electrolytes. Royal Den Hartogh unveiled its first electric cooling tank in 2022, offering a one-stop integrated logistics solution for Chinese electrolytes manufacturers exporting from China to Europe.
Profitable Growth is one of Royal Den Hartogh's 5 Strategic Pillars in our "S (P) E C E" 2025 roadmap. In Asia Pacific, the 2022 integration of MUTO group of companies in Korea, Thailand and Malaysia has propelled us closer to this ambition.
Royal Den Hartogh Logistics and Shell Chemicals Europe have opened a new Logistics Service Center (LSC) at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam. The new and improved drop and swap location is a result of close collaboration between both companies and a major step forward in sustainability, efficiency and cooperation.
Den Hartogh is proud to announce it successfully completed the CDI-MPC TCO audit of the Rotterdam office. Den Hartogh holds this certificate in many locations worldwide showing our commitment to constantly improve the safety and quality performance of bulk transportation globally.
Today our Bangkok Thailand office celebrated one year of integration into the Royal Den Hartogh family. Our Thailand office is a fast growing location with close proximity to the Port Authority of Thailand and major shipping lines.
Today, we launched the project Health & Wellbeing within Den Hartogh. This day was not randomly chosen as 10 October is World Mental Health Day. A day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.
Royal Den Hartogh Logistics launched its new careers website, a modern site fit for today’s job market.
Together with the Port of Rotterdam, Royal Den Hartogh proudly presents itself during the weekend of 2, 3 & 4 September when the "Wereldhavendagen" (World Port Days) take place. This is a worldwide known nautical event with spectacular demonstrations, the possibility to visit ships and presentations of exhibitors like Den Hartogh. The public is invited to take a look behind the scenes of the port of Rotterdam.
To signify the importance of a strategic collaboration, Thai MMA (Mitsubishi Chemical and Siam Cement Group Chemicals joint venture), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Den Hartogh Thailand. This business partnership underpins the confidence and trust between both like-minded companies who want to further strengthen their safety commitment and to grow business volumes together.
Dow Chemical Europe awarded Royal Den Hartogh Logistics with the 4STAR Service Award 2022. This is a recognition for the outstanding service we provide to the Dow Businesses Liquid and Dry Bulk in Europe and excellent Supply Chain visibility data.
A new chapter for Den Hartogh Logistics Thailand as we officially open our new Bangkok office located at The PARQ. A blessing ceremony by the monks represents a fresh start to an exciting journey for our Thai colleagues.
Den Hartogh delivers when it comes to innovation. The last ten years we installed telematics on our tank containers, turning them into true monitored smart tanks. We now celebrate a major milestone, because a large part of our Isocyanate fleet is equipped with this telematics solution.
For the first time in its history the Dutch traffic and road safety organisation Veilig Verkeer Nederland (VVN) organised blind spot lessons for visually impaired and blind children at Visio Education in Rotterdam together with an enthusiastic Den Hartogh team.
Royal Den Hartogh Logistics has strengthened its footprint in the Nordics with the acquisition of Hedenskogs Åkeri AB (trucking) and Hedenskogs Tankeri AB (steam cleaning and storage) in Gothenburg, Sweden. With this takeover the Den Hartogh Group adds a modern facility for tank container cleaning and storage, and a new office building to its assets.
The CDI-MPC audit, carried out by Worldwide Quality Assurance (WQA), enables chemical companies to have the quality and safety management systems of their logistic service providers assessed in a uniform global manner. As a worldwide operating logistics service provider, Den Hartogh is committed to meet the high standards of the sector and to work against the same standards wherever they operate.
Den Hartogh Logistics proudly presents its Annual Review with highlights and key statistics of the year 2021. The figures show a record year in both turnover and EBITDA. A fantastic result achieved by a flexible and above all hardworking Den Hartogh family.
Den Hartogh was awarded the “Supplier Reliability” award for being exceptional in reliability, collaboration and close partnership with Nouryon. This strengthens the support to our vision where we employ ambitious people realising creative logistics solutions.
We wish you and your loved ones a festive season and our best wishes in the year to come. From all of us at Royal Den Hartogh Logistics. Take a look at our Season's Greetings video.
Safety is our 1st priority and as leaders of Den Hartogh Global and Singapore, we talked safety and walked safety with a Safety Observation Tour (SOT) of COTAC-ITS depot located Gul Circle, Singapore. Find out more on our APAC subdomain.
The Den Hartogh Asia Pacific (APAC) team just launched a dedicated APAC subdomain as part of this denhartogh.com website. On this subdomain the APAC team will share APAC specific news and information: apac.denhartogh.com
For the third quarter of 2021 Den Hartogh Logistics is named on the Fourkites Premier Carrier List (PLC). Fourkites is the biggest platform for Global Supply Chain Visibility. With a consistent high standard of service and tracking, we landed a place on the list of highest performing carriers and brokers in the Fourkites network. The recognition from such a big platform prides us and motivates to do even better in the future.
Royal Den Hartogh has identified the Asia Pacific (APAC) region as a key engine of growth and we have an aspirational ambition to be a leading regional tank operator offering one-stop deep-sea and intra-APAC logistics services. We are pleased to announce today that we are closer to this ambition with the merger of Den Hartogh with the MUTO group of companies in Korea, Thailand and Malaysia.
To honor its centenary Den Hartogh Logistics added a very special jubilee truck to its fleet today. It's an American Volvo VNL 740 with 500 HP under the hood. Although it's the showpiece of our fleet, the jubilee truck will be deployed in the BeNeLux for regular logistics purposes
It has been five years since Cluster Service Rotterdam was set up on the CTT site along Butaanweg near Rotterdam-Pernis. The cluster team does transport jobs for international customers in the port of Rotterdam. Over the past five years, the Cluster Service has improved the efficiency of tank container flows moving in and out of the area for the chemical industry, minimising the truck mileage total in Rotterdam’s chemical cluster.
As a large employer in the region and at the forefront of portal trade expansion strategies, Den Hartogh Logistics has made a major investment to add to its presence in the North East of England with the acquisition of mixed industrial logistics and office complex The Minories.
The Dutch Joint Fire Brigade (Gezamenlijke Brandweer) can 24/7 rely on Den Hartogh in the event of calamities. Last week, we were asked to urgently transport a booster pump to the province of Limburg which is ravaged by extreme flooding.
Den Hartogh is equipping its entire TDI container fleet with GPS Temperature Telematics, providing live GPS positioning and temperature control. This enables us to make data driven decisions in real time based on GPS positions, product temperature and heating settings.
Den Hartogh further increases the focus on sustainability by introducing environmental sustainability as the fifth pillar of growth, next to safety, employee engagement, customer satisfaction and profitable growth.
The Den Hartogh Logistics Annual Review 2020, a compact document with our 2020 annual results and highlights of our anniversary year, is now available for you to read.
Proud to have again been appointed by an Australia customer to assist with their major annual plant turnaround requiring more than 100 isotanks with various heating and baffles needs. Den Hartogh APAC and our network partner, Transom Marine Services, are constantly seeking innovative solutions to meet and exceed the complex logistics requirements of our customers in this region.
At Den Hartogh Asia-Pacific, we actively listen to the needs of our customers. End of April, we facilitated requests from customers in Dumai, Indonesia to open up international ISOtank shipping routes. Den Hartogh shipped out the 1st batch of 19 ISOtanks, via a barge, to Port Klang, Malaysia for onward transhipment to various global destinations. Before this direct shipping route existed, Dumai oleochemical refineries had to send their goods by land for international exports through other neighbouring ports in Sumatra. Delivery of goods to Port Klang via such ports will take three days of travel. However if it is via Dumai Port, it is estimated to take only 22 hours of travel.
Today the first 50-tonne electric truck has been put into use in The Netherlands. Den Hartogh utilises this unique truck in Rotterdam’s chemical cluster for the transport of polyols and MDI for Huntsman. We are proud to be part of this joint initiative, which is partly realised through support from the DKTI 2 demonstration programme of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.
Realising creative solutions is part of the Den Hartogh DNA. To bring our senior leaders from all over the world together we had to organise our yearly leadership meeting in a different way due to COVID-19. The solution was found by broadcasting live from a Virtual Event Studio, doing interviews on stage, listen to guest speakers, switch live to all continents, discuss together or meet in break out rooms, have fun and most importantly continue to build on a strong team of leaders who, together with all Den Hartogh employees worldwide, lay the foundation of the future of Den Hartogh.
NAM has again extended the contract with Den Hartogh as logistics partner for a further three years. Den Hartogh has been responsible for the safe and professional logistics of NAM’s production liquids since 1997, including production water and natural gas condensate. NAM’s core business is exploring for and producing oil and gas in the Netherlands.
Den Hartogh is operating a new long-term logistics contract at the Shell Rheinland Refinery in Cologne, Germany, with LNG powered trucks only. The deployment of these cleaner Volvo FH LNG trucks marks the long-standing partnership between Den Hartogh and Shell and their mutual goal to shape a better and more sustainable future.
Twenty-nine brand new swap bodies just arrived at our Logistics Service Center in Antwerp for final inspection. The 35,000 litre baffled swap bodies are the first of a batch of 225 ordered at Singamas. They are all fully ground operated (incl handrail) and equipped with an IMT thermometer for remote connectivity.
Den Hartogh Logistics has come to an agreement on the acquisition of Tschudi Tank Transport Oy in Finland, the tank transport division of the Tschudi Group. Taking over Tschudi’s liquid bulk activities will strengthen Den Hartogh’s network in Northern Europe and particularly in Finland and the Baltics.