The vibrant and stimulating economic area of the Port of Rotterdam requires skilled and experienced lawyers focusing on Shipping, Logistics and Commercial law to safeguard an orderly environment for the business community. The Netherlands has recorded the largest annual tonnage of maritime freight transport in Europe every year since overtaking the United Kingdom in 2010 ( Eurostat March 2016).  For an overview of our products and services, please click on the links below.

Our Firm

Samuel Beckett’s above quotation seems very apt for the legal services we provide. However, hiring a good lawyer at the proper time is crucial to any successful business.

Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is a leading full service law firm in Shipping, Transport and Insurance providing both transactional, litigation and mediation services. Our clients are to be found in the domestic and international markets. 


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On 1 September 2016 the Seoul Central District Court (6th Bench of Bankruptcy Division) decided on the request of Hanjin of 31 August 2016 to commence a rehabilitation procedure for the company since Hanjin is in a situation w

Lectures & Seminars

The 26th Monaco Yacht Show was held in the iconic Port Hercules from 28 September until 1 October 2016. The MYS is the place to admire, visit and purchase around 125 extraordinary one-off superyachts built