Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Ports

Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise Led By Iron And Coal

by Bart Meijer; (Reuters) Freight volumes in the port of Rotterdam rose 5.8% on a yearly basis in the first half of 2021, as international trade recovered from its coronavirus...

July 22, 2021
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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Maritime News

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe as Onshore Storage Hits Limit

By Ron Bousso and Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 15 (Reuters) – Dozens of tankers holding jet fuel and gasoline are at anchor in sea lanes around Europe’s main storage hubs,...

April 15, 2020
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam: 2020 Traffic “Clearly Below” Forecasts Due to Coronavirus

AMSTERDAM, March 18 (Reuters) – The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest, expects the flow of goods over the whole of 2020 to be “clearly below 470 million tonnes last year”...

March 18, 2020
Total Views: 35

Monday, March 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam CEO Sees Slight Recovery in China Volumes

AMSTERDAM, March 9 (Reuters) – The number of container ships travelling from China to the port of Rotterdam seems to have recovered slightly, as coronavirus measures that had significantly curbed...

March 9, 2020
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Maritime News

Europe’s Busiest Port Reports Flat Throughput in 2019

Throughput at the Port of Rotterdam remained flat in 2019 amid “significant underlying shifts” in the various commodity sectors served by the Europe’s busiest port. The Port of Rotterdam Authority...

February 18, 2020
Total Views: 38

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Expects Years of Rising LNG Bunker Use

By Bart Meijer ROTTERDAM, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The Port of Rotterdam on Wednesday said it expects sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a bunker fuel to increase in...

September 5, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Reports Record Throughput in First Six Months of 2019

The Port of Rotterdam reported throughput of 240.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2019, a new record for Europe’s busiest port. The figure represents a 3.4 percent...

July 25, 2019
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Maritime News

As U.S. Oil Grows, So Does Its Influence on Global Prices

By Alex Longley and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — For a glimpse into what the global oil price might look like one day, a good place to look is the Dutch port of...

March 20, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Maritime News

CMA CGM Partners with IKEA to Test Marine Biofuel On Board Containership

The logistics arm of retail giant IKEA has teamed up with French shipping group CMA CGM and others to test the use of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil on board a...

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 36

Monday, March 11, 2019
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Ports

Rotterdam Port Prepares for Brexit Gridlock

AMSTERDAM, March 11 (Reuters) – Emergency overflow parking spaces for up to 700 trucks have been created near Rotterdam port, Europe’s largest, in anticipation of backups caused by Britain’s departure...

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Maritime News

Zero Carbon at Sea? Rotterdam Port Eyes a Greener Future

By Isabelle Gerretsen ROTTERDAM, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Rotterdam, ships from around the world cruise in and out of Europe’s busiest port, a bustling industrial hub that...

October 23, 2018
Total Views: 1

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Maritime News

The Port of Rotterdam Authority Testing Autonomous Navigation in Port

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with an artificial intelligence software startup to help develop autonomous navigation within the port. The Port of Rotterdam Authority says...

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 29

Monday, August 20, 2018
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Maritime News

Maersk, Vopak to Launch Low Sulphur Fuel Bunkering Facility in Rotterdam Before 2020

A.P. Moller – Maersk, owner of the world’s largest shipping line, has agreed to a joint initiative with independent tank storage operator Royal Vopak to launch a low sulphur bunkering...

August 20, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 25, 2018
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News

HFO Spill at Port of Rotterdam Could Take Several Days, Maybe Weeks to Cleanup

The initial clean up of a large heavy fuel oil spill at the port of Rotterdam after a tanker struck a jetty over the weekend is expected to last several...

June 25, 2018
Total Views: 5

Sunday, June 24, 2018
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News

‘Considerable’ Heavy Fuel Oil Spill in Rotterdam After Odfjell Tanker Contacts Jetty; Reported 220 Tons of HFO Released

Odfjell said in a statement that while navigating to its assigned berth for loading, its vessel Bow Jubail made contact with a jetty and accidentally ruptured its hull, causing the release...

June 24, 2018
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam May Start Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering in June

SINGAPORE, April 24 (Reuters) – The port of Rotterdam expects to see its first ship-to-ship (STS) liquefied natural gas (LNG) refuelling operation in June, marking an important milestone in the...

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 13

Friday, February 16, 2018
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News

Port of Rotterdam CEO “Preparing for the Worst” with Brexit

By Toby Sterling ROTTERDAM, Feb 16 (Reuters) – The Port of Rotterdam is bracing for a British exit from the European Union without any deal on customs, and looking at measures...

February 16, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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News

Container Throughput Boosts Port of Rotterdam

Cargo throughput at the port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, rose 1.3 percent to 467 million tonnes in 2017, driven by strong growth in the container segment, the port said...

February 15, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, January 25, 2018
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News

Gunvor Gets Go-Ahead for Bunker Fuel Refinery Upgrade in Port of Rotterdam

LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The Netherlands has given provisional approval to Gunvor to add a fuel upgrading unit at its Rotterdam refinery, according to a document seen by Reuters,...

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 9

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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News

Rotterdam to Hold Congestion Crisis Talks But Problems Likely to Persist Into Next Year

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – European shippers are calling for “solutions not fights” to the continuing congestion at Antwerp and Rotterdam’s barge terminals, although they are resigned that it is...

September 7, 2017
Total Views: 13