Thursday, July 29, 2021
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Incidents

Rotterdam Welcomes Ever Given

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The mega-sized containership M/V Ever Given arrived in the Dutch Port of Rotterdam early Thursday after being released by authorities in Egypt. The ship was scheduled to...

July 29, 2021
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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
Total Views: 829

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

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Maritime News

VLSFO Sales See Dramatic Rise in Rotterdam

Low sulphur fuel is proving to be ‘extremely popular in Rotterdam, Europe’s largest bunkering hub, with more half of all November bunker sales attributable to 2020 compliant Very Low Sulphur...

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 6

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

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

Monday, April 17, 2017
Maritime News

Photos: Western Isles FPSO Arrives in Rotterdam

The giant floating production, storage and offloading unit for Dana Petroleum’s Western Isles development project in the North Sea has reached Rotterdam following a seven-week trip from China. The Western...

April 17, 2017
Total Views: 56

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: 6

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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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Accidents

VIDEO: Baltic Ace Wreck Cut Up and Removed from North Sea

On December 5, 2012, the car carrier Baltic Ace sank in the North Sea with more than 1,400 cars on board after a colliding with a containership near the entrance...

January 20, 2016
Total Views: 68

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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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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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: 10

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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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
News

Rotterdam Terminal Gets Three More Super Post Panamax Cranes

Another three super post panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived Tuesday at the ECT Delta Terminal at the Maasvlakte industrial complex at the Port of Rotterdam.

June 16, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 11, 2015
Interesting

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: 61

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: 10

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
Total Views: 2

Friday, February 6, 2015
Interesting

MUST WATCH: The Best of Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam has just released this awesome compilation video showing the best images displayed on Europe's largest screen in Rotterdam Central Station, according to the Port of Rotterdam.

February 6, 2015
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