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  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Container volumes at the Dutch port of Rotterdam continued rising with an increase of 10.1 percent during the first nine months of 2017. The port’s container throughput for the nine-month period was at a total of 10.2 million units (TEU), compared to 9.3 million TEU handled in the same period in 2016. The port attributed […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new and existing terminals at the Port of Rotterdam will become fierce competitors bringing about an inevitable shake-up of customers in the port’s terminals, according to the shipping consultancy Drewry. The prediction comes in the wake of the opening of a fully-automated terminal by APM Terminals, the Maasvlakte II terminal. However, addition of the Masvlakte II […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam ended the first quarter of 2018 with a slight decrease in total throughput.

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, October 23th, in Brussels, entrepreneurs from the port of Rotterdam and representatives of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs met with Vice-President of the European Commission Kallas and European Commissioner Oettinger. The Dutch Cabinet was represented by Prime Minister Rutte. The key question was How does Rotterdam’s port and industrial […]

  • 21 January 2019

    Rotterdam Port launches a new scheme for projects reducing the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions.

  • 6 September 2016

    In late September 2016, the port of Rotterdam will be added to South Africa Europe Container Service (SAECS), becoming the port with the shortest transit times to South Africa.  The upgraded service will make Rotterdam both the first and last port of call on this route and will shorten the service’s Rotterdam-South Africa transit times […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam’s total throughput dropped by 0.4% in the first three quarters of 2018.

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Port of Rotterdam has reported an increase of 2.6 percent in turnover to EUR 676.9 million (USD 736.1 million) in 2015, mainly attributed to a 4.9 percent rise in the throughput of goods as a result of which the port received more port dues. Despite the growth in turnover, the port said that profits fell by 1.7 percent to […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The port of Rotterdam is set to benefit considerably from the new shipping scheduled recently released by the container shipping alliance 2M – formed by Maersk Line and MSC –  for its Europe-Asia route. As explained by the port authority, the changes have proven very much to Rotterdam’s advantage, with an extra first port of […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Automation, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Two new deep-sea quay cranes arrived at Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG). They will be commissioned in the coming months and are expected to be operational in the second half of 2020. The new cranes, the largest of their kind, were built by ZPMC in China. They have a lifting height of 56 meters and are […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam has laid out its vision of the future in which it aims to become a zero-emissions port by 2050, according to Remco Neumann the Port Authority’s Corporate Social Responsibility program manager. “It’s realistic to expect that industry and logistics will be virtually – or by that time, even entirely – zero-emission and […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam has set sights on a new multifuel bunker station for the refueling of LNG and other cleaner fuels. The port authority has signed a letter of intent with PitPoint.LNG, a joint venture formed by PitPoint clean fuels and Primagaz Nederland BV, to investigate the realization of such a project. Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport has […]

  • 25 July 2019

    Port of Rotterdam saw a container throughput of 240.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2019.

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Port of Rotterdam witnessed an increase of 3.9% in throughput during the first six months of 2017, mainly driven by the container segment. The volume of containers handled increased by 9.3% in TEU terms and by 10.4% in tonnes, thereby making it the determining factor for the overall growth in throughput. Eight out of […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The port tariffs paid by sea-going vessels in Rotterdam will increase by 0.3 percent next year, according to the Port of Rotterdam, equivalent to half the rate of inflation over the past year. “The adjustment is in line with the three-year agreement made by Deltalinqs, VRC, VNPI and the Port of Rotterdam Authority regarding the development […]

  • 31 May 2017

    The 20,150 TEU MOL Triumph arrived at the quay of Rotterdam World Gateway at Maasvlakte 2 on May 19. This was the first time that a containership with a capacity of over 20,000 TEU called the Port of Rotterdam. MOL Triumph is the first of three ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) that will be calling […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    TOS – Transport & Offshore Services, an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announces the official acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR will continue under the name TOS MHR. TOS has acquired all MHR shares as of 13 October 2017. Previously, MHR was partially owned by the STC-Group. “Our current clients find their […]

  • 15 January 2018

    The Dutch port of Rotterdam is pushing forward to speed up the transition from fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel for the shipping sector.  LNG as fuel for ocean-going vessels has been constantly growing in the last couple of years boosted by the IMO’s decision to implement a global sulfur cap and […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    In 2014, Rotterdam became the first European port to handle more than 3 million TEUs (20-foot container units) going to or coming from China, Port of Rotterdam Authority CEO Allard Castelein said during the first quarterly meeting of the Rotterdam Port Promotion Council (RPPC). In 2008, Germany’s Port of Hamburg was still handling the most ‘China containers’: 2.6 […]

  • 20 July 2015

    The first half of 2015 yielded better results than the same period in 2014 for the Dutch port of Rotterdam, resulting in the total throughput increase of 6.8%. The growth was almost entirely accounted for by the throughput of oil products (+29.7%), crude oil (+8.3%), containers (+3.7% in TEU) and roll-on/roll-off-transport (+9.6%). The throughput of dry […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam was proclaimed ‘Port of the Year’ during the annual ‘Containerisation International Awards’ in London. The expert jury praised the port for its substantial investment programme in Europe’s leading logistics hub and industrial complex. The jury also compliments the port with its attention to sustainability with their modal shift objectives and groundbreaking initiatives […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM have joined forces on a multi-year digitization initiative.