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
Record container shipment arrives in Rotterdam port (Video)

Record container shipment arrives in Rotterdam port (Video)

Wednesday, 5 September 2018 was the arrival of the Mumbai Maersk in the port of Rotterdam. The 399-m long vessel was carrying a record number of containers in a single shipment: 19,038 TEU (the standard unit for cargo …
Sep 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk and Vopak to Launch 2020 Fuel Bunkering in Rotterdam

Maersk and Vopak to Launch 2020 Fuel Bunkering in Rotterdam

A.P. Moller - Maersk and Royal Vopak, an independent tank storage operator active in the heart of Rotterdam’s bunker environment, have agreed to this first joint initiative which will cater for circa 20% of Maersk …
Aug 21, 2018 /  Curious
Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to replace a section of the slopes stretching over more than 9 kilometres that have been contaminated by the Bow Jubail oil spill. The Port Authority announced earlier that the damage …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Xin Hui Yang arrived at Port of Rotterdam with diesel on maiden voyage

Xin Hui Yang arrived at Port of Rotterdam with diesel on maiden voyage

At 6pm (ETA) on Saturday 3 August the Xin Hui Yang arrived at Rotterdam from Fujairah on its maiden voyage. This new VLCC (very large crude carrier) belonging to Chinese company Cosco Shipping has cargo of diesel on …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig 'Stena Don'

Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig 'Stena Don'

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Curious
Fleet Cleaner aids with oil spill cleaning

Fleet Cleaner aids with oil spill cleaning

After the recent oil spill disaster of the Bow Jubail in the Port of Rotterdam, Fleet Cleaner has stepped up to help the authorities with cleaning ship’s hulls which were fouled by the heavy fuel oil, in order to …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam Achieves Throughput of 232.8 Million Tonnes in the First Six Months of 2018

Port of Rotterdam Achieves Throughput of 232.8 Million Tonnes in the First Six Months of 2018

Total throughput in the port of Rotterdam: 2.2% down on first half of 2017 Increase in container throughput continues (+5.9%) Clear fall in throughput of crude oil (-7.6%) and coal (-11.9%), partly as a result of the …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Curious
Heerema, Eneco and Port of Rotterdam sign MOU on shore power study

Heerema, Eneco and Port of Rotterdam sign MOU on shore power study

Heerema Marine Contractors, Eneco and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly perform a feasibility study on the creation of shore power infrastructure in the Calandkanaal. …
Jul 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Odfjell to sell terminal in Rotterdam

Odfjell to sell terminal in Rotterdam

Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement of May 8th, 2018, in which Odfjell SE (Odfjell) announced that Lindsay Goldberg (LG) is considering a sale of its 49% shareholding in Odfjell Terminals B.V. (OTBV), …
Jul 2, 2018 /  Vessels