Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a major refit of the Stena Drilling-owned 5th generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel arrived at DVR in October 2018 and departed for her new contract …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

New COSCO feeder service from St Petersburg, Russia will begin calling at DP World Southampton COSCO is to introduce a new weekly call at DP World Southampton, as part of a rotation including St Petersburg, Russia; …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Pioneering Spirit Gets a Scrub Down

Pioneering Spirit Gets a Scrub Down

The world's largest vessel, Pioneering Spirit, received a robotic hull cleaning during a recent port call in Rotterdam. The Allseas owned multipurpose vessel, which is on a temporary break from Nord Stream 2 …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Coordinated action to mitigate the effect of a hard Brexit around the port of Rotterdam

Coordinated action to mitigate the effect of a hard Brexit around the port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Municipality of Vlaardingen and highways authority Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management), are creating five new …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
CMA CGM and IKEA in pioneering biofuel project

CMA CGM and IKEA in pioneering biofuel project

Name brand shippers looking to lower the overall carbon footprint of their products are adding impetus to efforts to decarbonize shipping. One shipper leading the way along this path is IKEA Transport & Logistics. It …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
Top season for Cruiseport Rotterdam

Top season for Cruiseport Rotterdam

AIDA Cara opened the Cruiseport Rotterdam cruise season yesterday (Mar07). This vessel arrived at 07.30 hours at the Holland Amerikakade, right next to the AIDAMar in the heart of Rotterdam. This year, for the first …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise

Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise

Every year, some 15,000 containers are transported directly between Rotterdam, Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent via a regular inland shipping service. Two years ago, the port of Rotterdam and North Sea Port jointly …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Curious
Increased capacity on CLdN Ro-Ro SA Rotterdam - Dublin route

Increased capacity on CLdN Ro-Ro SA Rotterdam - Dublin route

In line with the previously published fleet development program, CLdN Ro-Ro SA announced on Friday (Feb22) the expansion of their Irish service, which is now achievable as new build vessels arrive into the fleet. CLdN …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious
Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maersk welcomes the latest next-generation Triple-E vessel – the most modern in the fleet – which has made her maiden voyage to Rotterdam. Maersk’s commitment to Dutch customers continues, with product …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Bunker figures 2018 at Port of Rotterdam: less fuel oil, much more LNG and Timetobunker App

Bunker figures 2018 at Port of Rotterdam: less fuel oil, much more LNG and Timetobunker App

In 2018, the sale of bunker oil - fuel for shipping - in the Rotterdam bunker port decreased from 9.9 million m3 to 9.5 million m3. The decrease can almost entirely be ascribed to the decline in sales of heavy fuel oil …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Curious