Wilheminahaven Dordrecht Inland Seaport becomes future proof (Video)

Wilheminahaven Dordrecht Inland Seaport becomes future proof (Video)

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is further developing Dordrecht Inland Seaport into a complete, vital and future-proof port. A port that meets the increasing demand for bulk transhipment handling capacity and for …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Wednesday (Jun19), Busan Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a contract for the issue of a five-hectare site on Maasvlakte Distribution Park West. This makes the South Korean port authority the …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Curious
Freight throughput in the Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019

Freight throughput in the Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, 5.1% more freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. In total, 123.9 million tonnes were handled compared with 117.8 million tonnes in the same period in …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM and IKEA in pioneering biofuel project

CMA CGM and IKEA in pioneering biofuel project

Name brand shippers looking to lower the overall carbon footprint of their products are adding impetus to efforts to decarbonize shipping. One shipper leading the way along this path is IKEA Transport & Logistics. It …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
Continuing container growth pushes throughput at port of Rotterdam to a new high

Continuing container growth pushes throughput at port of Rotterdam to a new high

At 469.0 million tonnes, the port of Rotterdam’s total throughput volume ended up slightly higher in 2018 than in 2017, which was itself a record year (467.4 million tonnes). Container transhipment was the engine …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Curious
Hopper Dredger Ecodelta Christened in Rotterdam

Hopper Dredger Ecodelta Christened in Rotterdam

Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta was christened last Friday (January 11) in Rotterdam. According to the Port of Rotterdam, this is one of the few LNG powered trailing suction …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Rotterdam Authority makes greener sea-going shipping more accessible

Port of Rotterdam Authority makes greener sea-going shipping more accessible

From the start of 2019, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will widen and facilitate the Green Award discount for sea-going shipping. The discount will encourage safe and green shipping in the liquid bulk segment. From 2019 …
Dec 21, 2018 /  Curious
Five Leading Port Groups Promote Sustainability through Mass-Recycling Initiative

Five Leading Port Groups Promote Sustainability through Mass-Recycling Initiative

Five of the world’s leading container port operators have jointly undertaken a week-long initiative to promote sustainable resource usage in their respective port and facility networks. During the fifth annual Go …
Nov 2, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam quarterly figures: containers segment continues to grow; decrease in bulk throughput

Port of Rotterdam quarterly figures: containers segment continues to grow; decrease in bulk throughput

In the first three quarters of 2018, total throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 0.4% lower than in the same period the previous year. Container volumes continued to grow at a markedly higher pace than the first nine …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam Authority signs investment agreement for participation in Port of Pecém

Port of Rotterdam Authority signs investment agreement for participation in Port of Pecém

On October 24th Allard Castelein, the CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, and Camilo Santana, Governor of the Brazilian state of Ceará, signed an investment agreement regarding the Port of Rotterdam …
Oct 26, 2018 /  Vessels