Fred. Olsen Windcarrier jack-up Brave Tern completes major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier jack-up Brave Tern completes major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Brave Tern, the 132-metre jack-up operated by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, has completed a major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. The main operation was the insertion of a 20-metre section into the main boom of …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Amsterdam Doubles Discount for Green Ships

Port of Amsterdam Doubles Discount for Green Ships

For some years Port of Amsterdam has been giving discounts on port dues to vessels listed in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) that have attained an ESI score of 20 points or higher. As of 1 August, we will be …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Curious
Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

The National Water Distribution Committee has issued a request for measure scenarios to be formulated, with the aim of limiting saltwater intrusion via the locks at IJmuiden as a result of the drought in the Netherlands. …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Curious
Completion of World's Largest Sea Lock Delayed

Completion of World's Largest Sea Lock Delayed

The new sea lock, which will be the world’s largest, will be opened later than initially planned. Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, informed the Dutch House of …
Jul 9, 2018 /  Curious
Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Jim Iskes, owner of Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden / Amsterdam, has signed a contract at the ITS 2018 event in Marseille with Damen for the supply of two …
Jul 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Expansion of Hull container terminal receives new boost

Expansion of Hull container terminal receives new boost

A brand new service of three sailings a week between Amsterdam and Hull is being announced this week which comes off the back of significant investment in the Humber Container Terminals over the last year. These …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Curious
Samskip introduces new shortsea and multimodal services between Amsterdam and Hull

Samskip introduces new shortsea and multimodal services between Amsterdam and Hull

Samskip has announced a major enhancement in its shortsea and multimodal services between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, with the addition of direct connections between Amsterdam and Hull three times a week. The …
Mar 1, 2018 /  Curious
Ports of San Pedro and Amsterdam aim at making the logistical cocoa chain more sustainable

Ports of San Pedro and Amsterdam aim at making the logistical cocoa chain more sustainable

Port of Amsterdam International, a 100% subsidiary of Port of Amsterdam, and Port Autonome de San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) are going to exchange knowledge and stimulate trade between both ports. The focus for …
Feb 28, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG sign long-term Rental Agreement

Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG sign long-term Rental Agreement

Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG have signed a long-term contract for the “home” location of Titan’s bunkering pontoon: the FlexFueler001. This pontoon will be the first of its kind in Europe providing …
Jan 26, 2018 /  Curious
Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

The positive economy led to a 2.5 percent increase in the transhipment of goods at the Port of Amsterdam to 81.3 million tonnes in 2017. Together with the other seaports in the North Sea Canal Area, transshipment rose to …
Jan 16, 2018 /  Curious