2018 a record year for port of Amsterdam

2018 a record year for port of Amsterdam

Havenbedrijf Amsterdam NV realised net profit* of EUR 68.5 million in 2018, which represents a 12.5% increase compared to 2017 (net profit of EUR 60.9 million). Revenue rose slightly in 2018, rising 5 percent to EUR …
May 8, 2019 /  Curious
Berths for inland shipping in Afrikahaven (Amsterdam) now operational

Berths for inland shipping in Afrikahaven (Amsterdam) now operational

Several new berths have been added for inland shipping in the mouth of the Afrikahaven, Amsterdam. The berths, which became operational last week, are specially designed for tankers carrying flammable materials (marked …
Mar 26, 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
Port of Amsterdam reports increase in ship calls in 2018 while number of serious accidents remains virtually unchanged

Port of Amsterdam reports increase in ship calls in 2018 while number of serious accidents remains virtually unchanged

The port of Amsterdam welcomed a total of 41,424 barges and 7,525 sea-going vessels in 2018, including 180 sea cruise ships. The numbers for 2017 were 40,012 and 7,011, respectively. The number of recreational vessels …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Curious
Cybersecurity Programme launched at Port of Amsterdam to increase the port's resilience

Cybersecurity Programme launched at Port of Amsterdam to increase the port's resilience

The Netherlands is one of the world's top three countries affected by cyber attacks. Ports are particularly vulnerable, as they have a wide range of information systems and their data is used by many different parties. …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
First lock gate of the new sea lock has arrived at IJmuiden

First lock gate of the new sea lock has arrived at IJmuiden

The first of a total of three lock gates for the new sea lock has arrived at IJmuiden Sunday (Jan20). The lock gate was towed by a tug across the North Sea to its final destination. On its way from South Korea to …
Jan 22, 2019 /  Curious
Seismic vessels 'Oceanic Sirius' and 'Oceanic Vega' complete tandem drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Seismic vessels 'Oceanic Sirius' and 'Oceanic Vega' complete tandem drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Sister-ships Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega have completed a round-the-clock, 10-day maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm). For eight of those days the two 106-metre vessels were in the yard’s …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

The circular plastics hub in the Port of Amsterdam is expanding through the construction of a new plastics recycling plant. Plastic Recycling Amsterdam (PRA), a collaboration between Umincorp and Milieu Service …
Dec 19, 2018 /  Curious
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf adds three new certifications to its existing accreditations

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf adds three new certifications to its existing accreditations

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) has added three new certifications to its existing accreditations. Based on its ongoing business of the repair, maintenance, inspection and dry-docking of inland and ocean-going vessels …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Curious
Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect sign contract

Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect sign contract

Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect have signed a bunker procurement and management contract for the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) set of ports. Upon successful implementation in the ARA area, Anthony Veder and Bunker …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious