Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam considers e-trucks for container transport

In attempts of a more sustainable environment, the port of Rotterdam Authority along with Transport en Logistiek Nederland (TLN) have begun an exploratory study to get a better insight into turning the container transport by road more sustainable in the port area.

Rotterdam to acquire recovered carbon black plant

Black Bear Carbon, a green, recovered carbon black (rCB) manufacturer, announced that it will locate its next Tire-to-Carbon-Black-Upcycling-Plant at the Port of Rotterdam, in attempts to solve the waste tire problem on a global scale. 

Port of Rotterdam to become a circular-economy hub

The Port of Rotterdam has the ideal location to become a circular hub, according to the newly-launched “Rotterdam towards a circular port – a deep dive into Waste-to-Value opportunities” report, with the report tracking the current waste flows in the port and the development of advanced companies in the industry cluster that are already committed to circular activities. 

Port of Rotterdam pauses no-deal Brexit preparations

Although the Port of Rotterdam has been preparing for a long time for Brexit, it paused its additional preparations for a no-deal Brexit following UK’s announcement for the Brexit extension on January 31, 2020.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs proposed to the Port of Rotterdam to hold its preparations in light of the recent developments. 

Port of Rotterdam: 1% increase in cargo handling in Q3

The Port of Rotterdam published its 2019 Q3 results, according to which it saw a 1% rise in cargo handing, after it handled 112.4 million tonnes of freight, meaning that the total of 353.5 million tonnes were transmitted up to the end of the third quarter. 

Port of Rotterdam expands its relations with India

Port of Rotterdam will sign two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with India, appointed an office and also supported the establishment of a maritime university that will partner with Rotterdam’s institutions, marking the port’s joint initiatives with Indian parties.

Port of Rotterdam offers tracking of dry cargo flows

The Port of Rotterdam now offers the tracking of dry cargo flows. NPRC, the inland shipping cooperative, digitized its ‘supply chain’ in an efficient way in order to enable clients to monitor the status of their cargo with precision. Since summer, clients have been in the position to track connections to sea-going transport in Rotterdam as well as have real-time insight into inland shipping transport.

Port of Rotterdam’s power grid can be more cost-efficient

Findings of a study performed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Stedin and TenneT into the consequences of the energy transition for the power grid in Rotterdam’s port area, estimate that there will be a substantial increase by a factor of two and possibly even four, in the demand for green and other electric power over the next few decades on the part of Rotterdam’s industrial sector.


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