About Us

Since 1921, when the company was founded in The Netherlands, LV Shipping & Transport has grown into a company that offers first class logistic solutions through our global network.

LV Shipping & Transport’s networks, facilities and highly professional and dedicated staff enable us to create cost-effective solutions for our clients, tailored to the most demanding industry standards, with a special focus on the Oil & Gas, Energy, and Steel for the offshore industry.

Mission Statement

 As an independent, privately owned company, we focus on long-term relationships with our customers.

It is embedded in the LV culture for our people to accept accountability. This ensures we do not let down our clients, our colleagues or ourselves.

We have the required facilities, resources, infrastructure and a team of professionals who understand the customers’ expectations and what is needed to exceed these. We look upon our service as being a partnership for progress for every customer.



IATA - We operate in accordance with the requirements of our IATA accreditation. Our Aviation Security listed status enables us to deal directly with approved listed Shippers in accordance with DFT regulations in order to minimise flight delays for security procedures.

NOF - We are member of NOF Energy, a highly proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies in the oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors. We actively work to identify global opportunities within these sectors.

AEO - We hold an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, this status is an internationally recognised quality mark indicating our role in the international supply chain is secure, and that our customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant.

Trace - TRACE International pools resources to provide members with anti-bribery compliance support while TRACE Incorporated offers customizable risk-based due diligence, anti-bribery training and advisory services. Working alongside one another, TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated offer an end-to-end, cost-effective and innovative solution for anti-bribery and third party compliance.

FPAL - We are FPAL Verified resulting in LV Shipping being continually assessed and audited by FPAL (First Point Assessment Ltd) in order to establish the effectiveness of our Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality management systems and to ensure they are in line with recognised industry standards.

UDVB - We are part of the Achilles UDVB Community and are audited annually in line with the B2 Verify audit process, UDVB is used by large utility companies as a pre-qualification tool in order to reduce their supply chain risks and to award contracts.



We feel that it is our entrepreneurial responsibility to provide best-in-industry management in the areas of quality, safety, health and environment.


Quality is the foundation of our success, and is the basis of the services we provide to our customers. We are an ISO-certified logistic service provider, audited by SGS. Our high level of quality is documented in and maintained through our HSQE Management System, all run by our in-house compliance training officer.

[View our HSQE Policy]

Health, Safety & Environment

Our priority is to ensure that the company is properly managed and that our employees have a good and safe place to work.

We have adopted a global Health, Safety & Environment system that is part of our integrated management system and that is continuously monitored and improved through feedback from our own employees and customers. Another cornerstone of our Health & Safety system is the continuous training of all of our staff.

[View our ISO certificates]

[View our UVDB Certificate]

[View our FPAL Certificate]


At LV Shipping & Transport we make a commitment to pursue our business in compliance with all legal, regulatory and internal regulations as well the common standards and rules of professional conduct.

In our actions and our dealings with others, we will respect the rule of law, promise only what we expect to deliver, not knowingly mislead others, nor do we participate in unacceptable business practices, fulfil our obligations and commitments, treat people with respect and dignity, never deliberately do harm to anyone.


Our priority is to ensure highest security for our employees and the cargo our customers entrust us. Our Supply Chain Security Program provides strategies that help identify, respond and mitigate risk throughout the supply chain. It forms the basis for our supply chain security certifications such as AEO.


LV Trading Terms

General Terms and Conditions depending on the type of activities all business is subject to the following conditions:

BIFA Conditions of Carriage click here for a copy

Dutch Logistics Services Conditions (LSC) click here for a copy

General Conditions for Dutch Shipbrokers and agents click here for a copy

CMR Conditions click here for a copy

AVC Conditions click here for a copy

TLN Payment Conditions click here for a copy

Road Haulage Association (RHA)

United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) 

UK TRACE certification click here for a copy

Singapore Trading Terms (SLA) Standard trading terms click here for a copy

Singapore TRACEcertification click here for a copy

USA inc Terms & Conditions of service click here for a copy

USA inc TRACEcertification click here for a copy

Anti Bribery & Corruption Policy click here for a copy

Trade Compliance Policy click here for a copy


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J. Lensveld & Zonen B.V.
Koggehaven 24
3133LA Vlaardingen
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 10 4455000
Fax: +31 10 4455001

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