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
Containerships increases it’s LNG-fuelled truck capacity in the port of Rotterdam

Containerships increases it’s LNG-fuelled truck capacity in the port of Rotterdam

Containerships have signed a collaboration agreement with the Dutch trucking company Don Trucking in order to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. The partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 …
Nov 27, 2018 /  Curious
Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

On 22 October 2019, the Costa Smeralda (see also CruiseMapper) will be docking at Cruiseport Rotterdam. The Smeralda is actually the second cruise ship in the world, after AIDAnova, to power its engines with LNG …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Cruise
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