Recent market conditions have changed the way ships are designed. Whereas in the past standard off the shelf design would have sufficed, today’s market situation, with its low freight rates and increasingly stringent environmental regulations, is pushing the design of more efficient ships to a new level. Groot Ship Design differentiates themselves in its design approach by combining all disciplines right from the start, thus creating higher efficiency levels in propulsion, fuel consumption, and cargo intake and handling. Please click here to read the entire article of Groot Ship Design in Maritime Northern Netherlands nr. 5 2018.