Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

The National Water Distribution Committee has issued a request for measure scenarios to be formulated, with the aim of limiting saltwater intrusion via the locks at IJmuiden as a result of the drought in the Netherlands. …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Curious
New Mega-Ship Gantry Cranes Off To A Strong Start at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT)

New Mega-Ship Gantry Cranes Off To A Strong Start at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT)

The COSCO Netherlands was the first ship to be processed by the five new container gantry cranes at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT), which are equipped to handle ships with a capacity of more than 20,000 …
Oct 23, 2017 /  Curious
Dutch competition watchdog investigates possible shipping fuel cartel

Dutch competition watchdog investigates possible shipping fuel cartel

The Dutch competition watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating a possible illegal, price-fixing cartel by fuel companies in ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The watchdog, known by its Dutch acronym ACM, said …
Jul 13, 2017 /  Curious
Fleet Cleaner expands hull cleaning services to all Dutch ports

Fleet Cleaner expands hull cleaning services to all Dutch ports

Recently the company Fleet Cleaner has made its innovative ship hull cleaning service available to all ports in the Netherlands. The extended availability was directly utilized with the hull cleaning of the Chiquita …
May 15, 2017 /  Curious
Boskalis acquires EUR 200 million worth of projects in the Netherlands

Boskalis acquires EUR 200 million worth of projects in the Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has over the last couple of weeks acquired a number of medium sized and various smaller projects in the Netherlands with a combined contract value of more than EUR 200 million. …
Jan 13, 2017 /  Curious
Boskalis To Reinforce Houtrib Dike In The Netherlands

Boskalis To Reinforce Houtrib Dike In The Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) intends to award the contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib dike to …
Dec 21, 2016 /  Curious
Boskalis subsidiary VBMS awarded Borssele Alpha export cabling contract

Boskalis subsidiary VBMS awarded Borssele Alpha export cabling contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its subsidiary VBMS in consortium with NKT Cables has been awarded the Borssele Alpha contract by TenneT for the installation of two export cables that will …
Nov 9, 2016 /  Vessels
Viasea Shipping to operate new container line between Rotterdam and Oslo

Viasea Shipping to operate new container line between Rotterdam and Oslo

From November 2016 the newly established Norwegian company Viasea Shipping AS will operate a container line between Rotterdam and the Oslofjord. Viasea Shipping AS is managed by Morten Pettersen, he has more …
Oct 25, 2016 /  Vessels
EIMSKIP Strengthens Its Position In The Netherlands By Acquiring The Reefer Logistics Company EXTRACO

EIMSKIP Strengthens Its Position In The Netherlands By Acquiring The Reefer Logistics Company EXTRACO

The company’s annual turnover is about EUR 19 million Eimskip has strengthened its position in worldwide reefer logistics services by acquiring 90% of the forwarding company Extraco Internationale Expeditie …
Oct 19, 2016 /  Curious
BOSKALIS Deploys A New Drop-In Marine Bio-Fuel On The Marker Wadden Nature Restoration Project

BOSKALIS Deploys A New Drop-In Marine Bio-Fuel On The Marker Wadden Nature Restoration Project

Boskalis cutter suction dredger Edax has successfully used the fuel in bio/fossil blends going up to 50% as it worked on the first phase of the Marker Wadden project in The Netherlands in the first half of …
Sep 20, 2016 /  Curious