About MCM Shipping B.V.
Founder Michael van der Meer was first involved with the logistics in his father’s company at the age of 12 and after his secondary schooling nothing was more natural than to roll into shipping and logistics. He had always been interested in the shipping trade. When he was just 14, he managed to secure himself the opportunity to have a look around on board the "Ever Renown", a massive container ship, by the standards of the time. The relationship he built up went all the way to the top of the shipping company, as shown by the fact that in 1999 Michael, aged 16, and his father were invited to Japan to flank the founder of the Evergreen shipping company when the "Ever Ursula” was launched.
Michael has gained a massive amount of experience over the past 20 years, working for both large and small shipping companies, (groupage) forwarders and container terminals, where he fulfilled a wide range of roles. This experience is now the driving force behind the versatility which MCM Shipping B.V. offers.
What does MCM Shipping B.V. do?
MCM Shipping B.V. specialises in shipping goods by sea, from containers (FCL) to small part loads (LCL), temperature-controlled and hazardous cargo, oversized cargo in or on containers (Out-of-Gauge), breakbulk, either conventionally or by container ship, and chartering (part of a) ship. The possibilities are endless with ocean freight.
For larger projects which may have to be shipped in a combination of the above-mentioned options, we would be happy to advise you about the most (cost) efficient solution(s). Our wide practical know-how and network place us in an ideal position to assist you.
In addition to ocean freight, we are able to offer other services, such as customs clearance, multimodal transport before and/or after the seaborne transport, storage and transhipment, gas-measuring, degassing/fumigating, weighing containers and applying for compulsory waiver documents for various African countries.
MCM Shipping B.V. is not just any forwarder. We are a true partner and assist our clients in finding solutions for logistical problems related to transporting and handling goods by sea. We are a small team, which means we pay individual attention to your shipping needs.