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IHC Merwede Commissions Company History

IHC Merwede book, 70 years IHC Merwede.

IHC Merwede book, 70 years IHC Merwede.

IHC Merwede has commissioned a new book, 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of the publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Admed Aboutaleb.

Written by maritime historian Dr. Joke Korteweg, this book contains more than 300 pages and approximately 400 photographs. Describing the history of IHC Merwede in several phases, it highlights how the traditional Dutch company has been able to survive challenging circumstances, thanks to its commercial and technical innovations. The book also provides an overview of the national and international impact that IHC Merwede has had in political, economic and social spheres.

70 years IHC Merwede is published by Uitgeverij Boekschap in The Netherlands and will be available soon in various bookshops. It can also be ordered from the IHC Merwede webshop at

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