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
24 Damen stock vessels arrived from China in the Port of Rotterdam via Arctic route

24 Damen stock vessels arrived from China in the Port of Rotterdam via Arctic route

The MV Tasmanic Winter finished its voyage from China to Rotterdam with 24 new vessels onboard built at Damen yards in Changde and Yichang. In line with its standard practice, Damen is transporting these in batches to …
Oct 29, 2018 /  Vessels
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
Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels
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
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) joins SEA\LNG coalition

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) joins SEA\LNG coalition

Singapore MPA becomes third port member to join SEA\LNG, alongside Port of Rotterdam and Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Odfjell completes sale of Rotterdam terminal to Koole

Odfjell completes sale of Rotterdam terminal to Koole

Koole Terminals has now become 100% owner of Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam. The facility, located in the heart of the Port of Rotterdam, will be rebranded to Koole Tankstorage Botlek (KTB). It stores both chemical and …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Finance
Port of Rotterdam and Rönesans Holding sign agreement for Ceyhan Mega Petrochemical Industrial Zone in Turkey

Port of Rotterdam and Rönesans Holding sign agreement for Ceyhan Mega Petrochemical Industrial Zone in Turkey

Rönesans Holding has signed a framework cooperation agreement with the Netherlands-based Port of Rotterdam for the Ceyhan Mega Petrochemical Industrial Zone in Turkey. Rönesans Holding and Port of Rotterdam, …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Curious
15,000 TEU container ship Al Jmeliyah christened in Rotterdam

15,000 TEU container ship Al Jmeliyah christened in Rotterdam

Inge Sijbesma, wife of the CEO of DSM, is naming patron // The “Al Jmeliyah” will link Europe with the Far East // The ship is technically equipped to use LNG fuel Tuesday, the 15,000 TEU ship "Al Jmeliyah" …
Sep 13, 2018 /  Vessels