Thursday, September 7, 2017
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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
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Thursday, May 12, 2016
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Maritime News

COSCO Pacific Buys Into Rotterdam Container Terminal

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — China’s Cosco Pacific Ltd. will pay 125.4 million euros ($143 million) for shares and loans in a container-terminal operator in Rotterdam amid an overseas expansion...

May 12, 2016
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 4, 2016
Maritime News

Rotterdam Port Sees Surge in Vessel Traffic Since 2007

The number of vessels arriving at the Port of Rotterdam has increased for the first time since 2007. According to the Port of Rotterdam Authority, 29,122 sea-going vessels arrived in...

March 4, 2016
Total Views: 7

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Maritime News

Dutch “Disappointed” with EU Commission Order to Cut Port Tax Breaks

AMSTERDAM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The Dutch Finance Ministry said on Thursday it was “disappointed” with an EU Commission order to do away with corporate tax exemptions for six ports,...

January 21, 2016
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Friday, January 15, 2016
Maritime News

Oil Lifts Cargo Volume at Rotterdam Port in 2015

The Port of Rotterdam saw record growth in cargo volume in 2015. Goods throughput in Rotterdam increased by a total of 4.9% to 466.4 million tonnes in 2015, growth that...

January 15, 2016
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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Maritime News

Record Year for VLCCs in Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam has reported a record number of very large crude carriers in port in 2015 helped by growth in full oil supply in northwest Europe and Russian...

January 6, 2016
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Maritime News

Rotterdam Dockworkers Plan Strikes

AMSTERDAM, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Container workers at the Port of Rotterdam have voted to hold a series of 24-hour strikes in December and January in protest at possible job...

November 24, 2015
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Remotely Operated Crane Ops at Maasvlakte II

Check out this video of remote controlled crane and cargo operations at the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II terminal at the Port of Rotterdam. Maasvlakte II is setting new standards with...

November 13, 2015
Total Views: 61

Monday, October 12, 2015
Maritime News

Record Load: Watch Maersk Triple-E Leave Port with 17,152 TEU

The Triple-E containership Madison Maersk leaves the Port of Rotterdam carrying 17,152 TEU – a record according to Maersk. Maersk says the vessel also had a record number of 298...

October 12, 2015
Total Views: 13

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam and Russian Partner Part Ways On Major Oil Terminal Project

  The Port of Rotterdam Authority and its Russian partner have decided to terminate a long-standing contract calling for the construction of more than 3 million cubic meters of oil...

July 16, 2015
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Monday, May 11, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – Dockwise Vanguard Loads Gargantuan Cargo in Rotterdam

Dockwise Vanguard, the world’s most capable semi-submersible heavy lift ship, was in the Port of Rotterdam this weekend to load the Armada Intrepid Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) for...

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 64

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Maasvlakte II terminal
Maritime News

APM Terminals Opens High-Tech, Zero-Emissions Maasvlakte II Container Terminal in Rotterdam

APM Terminals has opened its new Maasvlakte II container terminal at the Port of Rotterdam, said to be the most technologically advanced and environmentally sustainable facility of its type anywhere...

April 25, 2015
Total Views: 89

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The Port of Rotterdam: A Masterpiece of Industry [IMAGES]

After literally years of hype, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit (formerly Pieter Schelte) did not disappoint yesterday when I had the opportunity to see her up close in the Port of Rotterdam...

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Maritime News

Photos – A Ship Carrying Ships Arrives in Rotterdam

Here are some photos showing a heavy lift ship's arrival in Rotterdam with a cargo of pontoons, barges and tugboats from China.

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 11

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Ups 2014 Sales But Profit Slips Nearly 5 Percent

The Port of Rotterdam Authority said on Thursday its net profit for 2014 fell 4.9 percent to 215 million euros ($237 million) on higher financing costs.

March 5, 2015
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