Successful processing of Suez Armada

“The Suez Armada is as good as processed,” reports officials at the Port of Rotterdam. “We are proud of how well Rotterdam addressed this, but things remain very busy and challenging at the terminals.” With this notification, the Suez consultation between various sector organizations was disbanded week. This consultative panel was established to support the terminals in processing the 64 container ships en route to Rotterdam that were delayed ... [+]

Rotterdam trade increases by 3.0% in first quarter of 2021

The volume of freight handled in the Port of Rotterdam in the first quarter of this year totalled 115.8 million tonnes. This constitutes a 3.0% increase over the same period last year. As such, the port of Rotterdam has set a new step in its recovery from the decrease in ... [+]

Possibilities of green hydrogen export from Iceland to Rotterdam

Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to perform a pre-feasibility study of exporting green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam. According to the MOU, the parties also agree to the exchange of knowledge, with the aim of exploring new ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam throughput in first three quarters falls 8.8%

The port of Rotterdam handled a total of 103.4 million tonnes of freight in the third quarter of 2020. Total throughput over the first nine months of the year stands at 322.3 million tonnes. This is 8.8% lower than the volume recorded in the equivalent period last year. The main ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam Authority to deepen Amazonehaven basin

The ECT Delta Terminal receives some of the largest container ships in the world. To ensure that in terms of nautical accessibility, it continues to meet the requirements of the next generation of container ships, a 500-meter stretch of the Amazonehaven port basin at Maasvlakte will be deepened from ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam fully operational in first half of 2020

The port of Rotterdam achieved throughput of 218.9 million tonnes in the first six months of 2020, 9.1% less than in the first half of 2019, which was a throughput record at the time. Despite the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, production and logistics, the port ... [+]

HMM Algeciras – largest container ship calls on Rotterdam

On June 3, the HMM Algeciras entered Rotterdam’s Amaliahaven on its maiden voyage to transfer containers at the terminal of RWG (Rotterdam World Gateway). Algeciras is the most recent vessel to rank as the world’s largest container ship. At maximum capacity, the ship carries slightly more 20-foot containers than ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam to hold RFT for transport service

The Port of Rotterdam Authority will be publishing a request for tenders among sector parties for the provision of a new transport service that enables container terminal operators at Maasvlakte to exchange containers via a dedicated road. This dedicated road, commonly known as the Container Exchange Route (CER), was especially ... [+]

Rotterdam’s container hub chalks up another record

On June 4, the container ship Marseille Maersk left the APMT 2 terminal in Prinses Amaliahaven en route to Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia. With a draught of 17.30 meters, the vessel represents a new record for container ships calling on Rotterdam. The previous record stood at 17.10 meters. This Wednesday ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam throughput volume falls

The coronavirus pandemic led to highly exceptional conditions in the first quarter of 2020, with severe worldwide disruption of production processes and logistical chains. Closed factories, stricter border controls and restrictions on personal freedom of movement have disrupted society around the globe. This unprecedented situation and the consequences are affecting ... [+]

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