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
Increased capacity on CLdN Ro-Ro SA Rotterdam - Dublin route

Increased capacity on CLdN Ro-Ro SA Rotterdam - Dublin route

In line with the previously published fleet development program, CLdN Ro-Ro SA announced on Friday (Feb22) the expansion of their Irish service, which is now achievable as new build vessels arrive into the fleet. CLdN …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious
Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maersk welcomes the latest next-generation Triple-E vessel – the most modern in the fleet – which has made her maiden voyage to Rotterdam. Maersk’s commitment to Dutch customers continues, with product …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Bunker figures 2018 at Port of Rotterdam: less fuel oil, much more LNG and Timetobunker App

Bunker figures 2018 at Port of Rotterdam: less fuel oil, much more LNG and Timetobunker App

In 2018, the sale of bunker oil - fuel for shipping - in the Rotterdam bunker port decreased from 9.9 million m3 to 9.5 million m3. The decrease can almost entirely be ascribed to the decline in sales of heavy fuel oil …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Curious
Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

TMA Logistics, CTU and VCL join forces to establish the North West Central Corridor. This cargo consolidation will result in a more reliable barge product, more sustainable transport and fewer handling delays at the …
Feb 19, 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
Maiden call for Ever Gifted at Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam

Maiden call for Ever Gifted at Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam

Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) welcomes the EVER Gifted from container shipping line Evergreen on her maiden call. The vessel, with a capacity of around 20,000 TEU, makes its first roundtrip from Asia. Rotterdam is …
Jan 21, 2019 /  Vessels
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