Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam achieves breakbulk growth in 2019

Port of Rotterdam recorded breakbulk growth in 2019. In terms of combined transhipment of heavy lift, project cargo, steel, forest products, automotive and non-ferrous metals, a significant increase of 2.9% was recorded on an annual basis.

Watch: Deep Dig-it carries out trial

A strange vehicle will be driving on the bottom of the harbor in the western port area of the Port of Rotterdam, on a trial basis. It is the Deep Dig-it, an unmanned trencher of 17 meters long and 138,000 kilos clean on the hook. 

Port of Rotterdam efforts’ to minimize COVID-19 impact

Port of Rotterdam is in line with the precautionary measures implemented in the Netherlands for the utmost safety and mitigation of the COVID-19 spread and is always in touch with many nautical providers and companies in a range of consultation processes.

Port of Rotterdam awards contract for Theemsweg Route railway track

The Port of Rotterdam Authority announced the award of the contract to construct the superstructure of the new Theemsweg Route -part of the Port of Rotterdam railway line- to VolkerRail – part of VolkerWessels. Works will likely start in the second half of 2020. 

Port of Rotterdam sees slight recovery in China volumes

The number of container ships coming from China to the Port of Rotterdam shows a slight recovery, as coronavirus measures have started to ease, the Port’s CEO said Monday. COVID-19 had also significantly curbed traffic from China to the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port. 

Port of Rotterdam to participate in more wind farms

The port of Rotterdam reported that the coming decades will present a development in the number of wind farms in the North Sea, providing opportunities to the port and the companies on this segment.

Netherlands-Poland rail corridor enhances Greendeal

Following a successful collaboration for 8 years in a row, “Linked-by-Rail” project ended on 6 February. In fact, under the project’s corridor among Netherlands and Poland, the number of the rail connections between the two regions quadrupled, from 5 to around 20 departures per week.


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