Port of Rotterdam catches up in innovation

Port of Rotterdam catches up in innovation

The businesses in the port of Rotterdam have successfully caught up with companies elsewhere in the Netherlands. This is just one of the results of the new edition of the Port Innovation Barometer, a large-scale, …
Apr 23, 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
Rotterdam industry produces less CO2 in 2018

Rotterdam industry produces less CO2 in 2018

For the second year in a row, industry in the port of Rotterdam has released less CO2 into the atmosphere. This becomes clear from new figures published by the Dutch Emissions Authority (NEA). The sector has cut its …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Curious
Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a major refit of the Stena Drilling-owned 5th generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel arrived at DVR in October 2018 and departed for her new contract …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

New COSCO feeder service from St Petersburg, Russia will begin calling at DP World Southampton COSCO is to introduce a new weekly call at DP World Southampton, as part of a rotation including St Petersburg, Russia; …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Pioneering Spirit Gets a Scrub Down

Pioneering Spirit Gets a Scrub Down

The world's largest vessel, Pioneering Spirit, received a robotic hull cleaning during a recent port call in Rotterdam. The Allseas owned multipurpose vessel, which is on a temporary break from Nord Stream 2 …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Coordinated action to mitigate the effect of a hard Brexit around the port of Rotterdam

Coordinated action to mitigate the effect of a hard Brexit around the port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Municipality of Vlaardingen and highways authority Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management), are creating five new …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
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
Top season for Cruiseport Rotterdam

Top season for Cruiseport Rotterdam

AIDA Cara opened the Cruiseport Rotterdam cruise season yesterday (Mar07). This vessel arrived at 07.30 hours at the Holland Amerikakade, right next to the AIDAMar in the heart of Rotterdam. This year, for the first …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise

Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise

Every year, some 15,000 containers are transported directly between Rotterdam, Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent via a regular inland shipping service. Two years ago, the port of Rotterdam and North Sea Port jointly …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Curious