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Varuna Marine Services

About us

The maritime industry is changing. New technologies, new ways of working and an increasingly complex regulatory landscape create both challenges and opportunities. Varuna Marine Services offers a broad portfolio of services – both traditional and cutting-edge – allowing maritime businesses to position themselves at the forefront of change. We work with established and emerging market leaders to challenge the value chain and contribute to the digital revolution while cherishing traditional values such as trust, reliability and long-lasting relationships. 

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Our team brings its expertise, curiosity and desire to charter new waters, to a little-understood but hugely important global challenge: understanding and improving maritime services worldwide. Our work deals with real-world challenges and directly impacts decision makers and the maritime industry at large. If you have an idea that is a potential game changer we are here to provide a platform. Please write to us at are always looking for bright and motivated professionals. Please send us your CV and motivation letter at For internship opportunities with us, please send us your motivation letter and CV at .

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Netherlands Head Office

  • Visiting Address: Varuna Marine Services , Regus , The Hague Central Station, 10 Koningin Julianaplein, 1st floor, The Hague, 's-Gravenhage, 2595 AA, Netherlands
  • Registered and Postal Address: Varuna Marine Services, Middelburgsestraat 1C, 2587 CS, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • + 31 107 640 935
  • Chamber of Commerce (KvK) Number 68770480
  • VAT Number NL 396022492B01
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Singapore Office

  • #06-01 Vision Exchange 2 Venture Drive Singapore 608526
  • +65 82688658
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Australia Office

  • 6 Cania Place, Wandi. Kwinana, Perth West Australia 6156
  • +61 4705 66153
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Malaysia Office

  • S2-06-12, Vista Alam,40000 Selangor, Malaysia
  • +60 143305826
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