Press & Publications

12 September 2017

On 12 September 2017 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their fourth consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.

12 June 2017

Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is pleased to announce the promotion of two new partners, effective from 1 July 2017.

In the Insurance practice, Martina Smit (admitted to the bar in 2006) is promoted to the partnership. She joined Van Steenderen MainportLawyers in October 2009. Martina has a focus on the liability and insurance area – dry and marine.

12 June 2017

On 12 June 2017 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their third consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.

11 June 2017

Getting the Deal Through - Shipbuilding 2017 is the 6th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in fourteen international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with construction and conversion contracts around the world.

09 March 2017

On 9 March 2017 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their second consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.

01 February 2017

Forty three companies of the Flinter Group have been declared bankrupt. In some cases after first being granted suspension of payments. Please see below an updated overview of the bankrupt Flinter companies as per 1 February 2017. 

30 December 2016

Getting The Deal Through - Ports & Terminals 2017 is the second edition of this publication published by Law Business Research Ltd. in London. Our firm has contributed to the publication of Getting The Deal Through – Ports & Terminals 2017, which provides for an international comparison of legal concepts throughout 25 jurisdictions, and which provides answers to a large number of questions of relevance for an initial judgment in the environment of ports and terminals in those respective countries. 

09 December 2016

On 9 December 2016 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their first consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.

26 November 2016

On 19 October 2016 the Rotterdam District Court has granted suspension of payments to cash strapped Flinter. Flinter has revealed that it is in major financial trouble after its main lender ING Bank N.V.  pulled funding for the company days before the suspension of payments was granted. ING Bank finances 9 vessels of Flinter's fleet. Flinter has been in business since 1989 and is one of the top ten maritime shipping companies in the Netherlands, managing a fleet of about 35 mostly-multi-purpose vessels ranging in sizes up to 11,000 dwt.

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