Company information


MAIN, or Maritieme Afvalstoffen Inzameling Nederland, is located at Petroleumhavenweg in Amsterdam. The company has more than 20 years’ experience in the collection and processing of ship-generated waste products. MAIN also has specialist know-how of (ship) cleaning. In the port of Den Helder, MAIN is responsible for the supply of drinking water and onshore electricity. Since 2001, the company has been contracted to take part in the Fishing for Litter project for the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management.

MAIN has ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14000:2004 certification and, as part of its activities, seeks at all times to strictly observe the provisions of the Environmental Management Act, the National Waste Management Plan and the provisions of the licences granted to MAIN.