Port of Rotterdam Authority presents future scenarios for 2050

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has developed four diverse global scenarios in detail. Central to these analyses was the issue of how changes in geopolitics, economics, society and technology would impact the port-industrial complex and the size and composition of the port's throughput. Will there be a global focus on ambitious climate action or will the energy transition stall? Will power blocks erect trade barriers to protect their own industries ... [+]

World’s longest Green and Digital Corridor established.

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish the world’s longest Green and Digital Corridor to enable low and zero carbon shipping. Signed by Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of MPA, and Allard Castelein, CEO of the ... [+]

Rotterdam can supply Europe with 4.6 megatonnes of hydrogen by 2030

In collaboration with exporting countries, the port of Rotterdam and the cluster of companies operating there can supply Northwestern Europe with 4.6 million tonnes of hydrogen annually by 2030. This is considerably more than expected. The consumption of 4.6 million tonnes of hydrogen yields 46 million tonnes of CO2 reduction, ... [+]

Freight throughput down in the Port of Rotterdam

In the first quarter of 2022, 1.5% less freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year: 113.6 million tonnes compared to 115.2 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2021. Especially the throughput of mineral oil products and iron ore fell. The throughput of ... [+]

Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on Port of Rotterdam

The conflict in Ukraine has prompted the European Union and other bodies to impose a number of sanctions on Russia. The extensive import of energy (crude oil, oil products, LNG, coal) is not (yet) affected by sanctions, but the export and transhipment of containers suffers from the uncertainty caused by ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises in Q3

Container volume back above pre-corona level, large increase in throughput of oil products, iron ore, coal and biomass Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 118.5 million tonnes in the third quarter, 14.6% more than in the same period last year. Throughput was 350.1 million tonnes through to the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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