Monday, January 12, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Baltic Ace Salvage Suffers Major Setback
A planned attempt to the lift the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier from the seafloor near the port of Rotterdam has been abandoned because damage to the ship is worse than originally thought, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment said Tuesday.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Supercat Headed for Rotterdam By Year-End
A giant catamaran-like vessel destined to become the largest vessel in the world will be completed in Rotterdam at the end of 2014, the Port of Rotterdam Authority announced Friday.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
GDF SUEZ Plans LNG Bunkering Ship in Zeebrugge as Rotterdam Opens Port
The Port of Rotterdam has announced that as of 1 July, vessels can bunker LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in the port of Rotterdam. Up to now only inland shipping could...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Hamburg’s Container Volume Rises as HHLA Wins Traffic From Rotterdam
Hamburger Hafen & Logistik AG, which handles about three of four containers at Hamburg’s port, saw rising volume last year as feeder traffic to the Baltic Sea and Russia grew amid a shrinking northern European market.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Port of Rotterdam Receives Nine Super Post Panamax Cranes from China
The Port of Rotterdam over the weekend saw the arrival of nine Super Post Panamax container cranes in three shipments from China, marking the first time ever that nine Super Post Panamax cranes have been delivered at the same time to a port by the builders.
Friday, August 16, 2013
SPOTD: Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Arrives in Rotterdam
Amid throngs of shoreside and seagoing spectators, the world’s largest containership, MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, arrived today in Rotterdam on her maiden voyage from Asia to Europe. The vessel was...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Hanjin Hamburg Containership Strikes Female Fin Whale
The Port Of Rotterdam reports that the 102455 DWT containership Hanjin Hamburg struck a Fin whale in the Bay of Biscay on Friday. The adult female was discovered strewn across...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Certified LNG Tankers to Pay Lower Port Fees in Rotterdam
In a first for the industry, tankers transporting LNG will receive discounted port dues at the Port of Rotterdam. The discount of 6% will only apply to those LNG tankers...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Port of Rotterdam and Gothenburg Form LNG Alliance
The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam, and the largest port in Scandinavia, the Port of Gothenburg, have entered a new alliance in an effort to speed up...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway Plan to Operate Container Cranes by Remote Control
Remote control of cranes improves productivity and working ergonomics. The new Maasvlakte 2 container terminals will be first in Europe to operate without a driver on board Zurich, Switzerland —...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
APM Terminals Rotterdam Orders Cargotec Cranes for Maasvlakte II Expansion
Rotterdam, The Netherlands – APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has selected Cargotec as the quay crane supplier for the company’s future Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam. The decision reflects a comprehensive bidding...
Thursday, January 6, 2011
DNV evaluates the safety of Rotterdam’s expanding CO2 hub
Oslo: Risk management studies carried out by DNV will be crucial to the safety and public acceptance of the CO2 logistics hub being developed through the Rotterdam Climate Initiative. The...
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Port of Rotterdam sees record cargo throughput in 2010
In 2010, cargo throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 430 million tonnes. This is 11.1 % more than in 2009 and 2.1% more than in the previous record...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Friday, September 19, 2008
Sunday, February 3, 2008
Beached In Rotterdam – Zhen Hua Heavy Lift Crane Ship
Photo By Gerard Stolk Shipspotters (via Fred Fry‘s Discoverer Entry) brings us Zhen Hua 10 Stranded on Beach near Rotterdam! We detailed the sister ship Zhen Hua 5 ship in...
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