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Profile of registrant

Royal Belgian Shipowners' Association

Identification number in the register: 97217841648-02
Registration date: 06/05/09 15:04:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 14/04/14 11:07:46
The date of the last annual update was 14/04/14 11:07:46

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Royal Belgian Shipowners' Association
Acronym: KBRV
Legal status: ASBL / VZW
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Verstuyft
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Van Echelpoel Nicole
Position: Deputy Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Ernest Van Dijckkaai 
Antwerp 2000
Telephone number: (+32 3) 232 72 32
Fax number: (+32 3) 231 39 97
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The RBSA advocates the interests of all shipowners and ships’ managers established in Belgium and involved in international maritime transport by sea.
The association plays a dynamic role in promoting the sector as an attractive employer and gives its members operational support and clarification concerning fiscal, social and maritime legislation. For this purpose, the KBRV collaborates closely with all relevant national and international parties.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Environment
  • Home Affairs
  • Taxation
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.