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  • 04-11-2015


ShoreTension, an innovative joint venture, has been named as one of the three nominees for the Rotterdam Entrepreneur Prize 2015 ('Rotterdamse Ondernemersprijs 2015'). NautaDutilh is also proud of this nomination because we contributed to this innovation.

A NautaDutilh team handled the legal documentation for the joint venture and the rollout of the unique ShoreTension system. We advised both shareholders All-round Port Services B.V. and ECT Participaties B.V.

ShoreTension is a unique mooring system based on a permanent tension of the shore mooring lines of sea-going vessels. This means that, even in the case of strong winds and swell, vessels can moor more safely and can be loaded and unloaded at full capacity. The system exploits the forces created by waves and requires no external energy. The system is now in use throughout the world. See more in this innovation in this video

Cast your vote
Help ShoreTension to win the Rotterdam Entrepreneur Prize 2015 by casting your vote! ShoreTension is currently in the lead on 49% percent and that’s the way we want it to stay. On behalf of ShoreTension too, many thanks in advance for your support. The winner will be announced on 23 November.

The NautaDutilh team that advised the ShoreTension shareholders consisted of Joost den Engelsman, Marianne de Waard-Preller, Silvia Aantjes-Hubers (Corporate/M&A), Jaco Belder (Finance), Tycho de Graaf (IT) and Fleur Folmer (IP).

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