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
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
Port of Rotterdam Authority calls for North-West European coalition for joint CO2 price

Port of Rotterdam Authority calls for North-West European coalition for joint CO2 price

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is calling on the Dutch Government to form a coalition with countries in North-West Europe so that a joint CO2 price can be introduced. At the Port Authority’s Energy in Transition …
Apr 13, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM Internet of Things to digitize operations

Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM Internet of Things to digitize operations

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM today announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitisation initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the …
Jan 31, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam Authority puts hybrid vessel into operation

Port of Rotterdam Authority puts hybrid vessel into operation

On Thursday afternoon, 18 January, the Port of Rotterdam Authority put a new hybrid patrol vessel into operation. This concerns the RPA 8, a vessel 25 metres in length that can run on both diesel and diesel-electric. The …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Rotterdam Port Authority enters into joint venture agreement for construction of port in Indonesia

Rotterdam Port Authority enters into joint venture agreement for construction of port in Indonesia

The Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a joint venture agreement with the Indonesian state-owned port corporation Pelindo 1. The main purpose of this joint venture is to prepare the development of the port of Kuala …
Nov 24, 2016 /  Curious
New 2M shipping schedule excellent news for port of Rotterdam

New 2M shipping schedule excellent news for port of Rotterdam

The container shipping alliance 2M – formed by Maersk Line and MSC – published the new shipping schedule for its Europe-Asia route on Tuesday. The changes have proven very much to Rotterdam’s …
Jun 1, 2016 /  Curious
Record year for mammoth tankers with fuel oil in 2015

Record year for mammoth tankers with fuel oil in 2015

In 2015, no fewer than 51 very large crude carriers (VLCCs) discharged and/or loaded fuel oil in the port of Rotterdam. That is 22 more of these ‘giants’ (200,000-320,000 tonnes deadweight) than last year, …
Jan 5, 2016 /  Curious