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Sharing expertise

Nature Group is a member of three European and global associations, all of whom are dedicated to promoting and monitoring industry standards and best practices.

Maritime the Netherlands

MVO Nederland

MVO Nederland is the national knowledge centre and network organisation for corporate social responsibility and the first port of call for businesses looking to make their commercial operations more sustainable. Improvements include better market positioning, cost reductions, increased turnover & innovation, new sales and partnership opportunities, better brand recognition, trust among clients and in the community, and a stronger business culture.

Maritime International


Founded in 1998, Euroshore is an international trade association of port reception facility providers with members in many European countries. Its objectives are to promote the use of member port reception facilities, the efficient and environmentally sound disposal of maritime waste, and healthy and fair competition. The association has been closely involved in the development and implementation of the EU directive on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues (2000/59/EC).


European Barge Inspection Scheme

Developed by oil and chemical companies, the European Barge Inspection Scheme (EBIS) is dedicated to improving the safety of tanker barging operations by exchanging objective safety and quality data on tank barges which EBIS member companies consider using or receiving at their terminal.

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