Topic: Ports

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Transshipment Dutch ports down 10 per cent

Transshipment of goods in Dutch seaports fell by almost 10 per cent in the first 6 months of 2020, compared with the same period a year earlier. Total transshipment amounted to 281 million tonnes. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Port of Rotterdam weighed down by drug crime

ECT, the largest container transshipment company in the port of Rotterdam, has to contend with an ‘enormous increase’ of criminals entering the site to remove hidden drugs from containers. This is stated in a newsletter...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Dutch seaports win International Award for Sustainability

The Dutch seaports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Terneuzen/Vlissingen, Moerdijk, and Groningen have jointly won the “World Ports Sustainability Award”. The seaports received the award after they examined how they could contribute to making occasionally risky cargo...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Shell plant boosts Rotterdam hydrogen economy

With Shell’s announcement of its intention to commission a green hydrogen plant in 2023, the hydrogen economy in the port of Rotterdam is gaining momentum. ‘We are now accelerating plans to build a public hydrogen...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Shipowners fear dangerous conditions on board

The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) is in talks with airline KLM, among others, to arrange for flights for seafarers to depart from Schiphol. Crew are now staying on board longer, and according to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk