Completion of acquisition: Familiar faces return to Danser Group

The recent acquisition of Danser Group by Euro-Rijn Group ensures that familiar faces are returning to Danser Group. In this way, the former shareholders return to the daily management team of the company as well as fellow shareholders in the company.

Euro-Rijn Group B.V. has added Danser Group B.V. (NL) to its logistics holding company following prior publication and approval from the ACM. This strategic move reaffirmed Euro-Rijn’s commitment to strengthen its presence in the inland shipping sector.

Albert van Ommen, CEO of Euro-Rijn Group B.V., expressed his enthusiasm for the acquisition. “We have known Danser for a long time as a solid business that also shares our values of quality, sustainability, and customer focus. Moreover, a collaboration with Danser will provide additional opportunities for Euro-Rijn customers for multimodal transport on European inland waterways.”

Ben Maelissa, returning to the role of CEO of Danser Group, stated, “We are pleased to return to a family business where we can work together on new innovative total concepts that will further strengthen our market position, not only on the water but also via rail and road. Additionally, we are highly motivated to continue building our European hinterland network together with our customers and partners.”


Euro-Rijn Group, established in 1979, is a prominent player in the logistics and transportation sector, boasting decades of expertise and a commitment to excellence, innovation and a personal approach to its customers. With diversified interests spanning Transport & Logistics, Logistics Real Estate and Participations, Euro-Rijn Group continues to set benchmarks for industry standards.

Danser Group, founded in 1982, has cemented its position as a leading provider of container transport in Northwest Europe. With its headquarters in the Netherlands and branches in Belgium, France, and Switzerland, the company is a key player in inland shipping. renowned for its extensive fleet of vessels and commitment to sustainability and innovation.

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