In recent months, 32 companies at the RDM site in the port of Rotterdam have been testing a new energy platform: Distro. Working with solar panels and a battery, users trade energy they have produced themselves in a local market.
Port of Rotterdam
chainPORT group, a multilateral partnership of global ports, met on 21 and 22 September, discussing the evolving role of ports in today’s supply chain.
An underwater robot started burying sea cables 5.5 meters deep at the Port of Rotterdam, in order to connect wind farms at sea.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam and RET have made agreements regarding limited openings at Erasmus Bridge for tall vessels (with an air draught of over 12.5 m +NAP) during repairs on the bridge.
Combining data from various sources allows shippers who import goods through the port of Rotterdam to visualise the supply chain more clearly. A pilot project of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is now a fully-fledged application called Cargo Tracker.
Port of Rotterdam along with Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) joined their forces in order to deepen the Amazonehaven basin at the ECT Delta Terminal.
The ECT Delta Terminal receives some of the largest container ships in the world. To ensure that in terms of nautical accessibility, a 500-metre stretch of the Amazonehaven port basin at Maasvlakte will be deepened from 16.65 metres to 17.45 metres.
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