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  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a multi-year contract for a maintenance dredging project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, ensuring the continued safe access to the Port of Rotterdam. The contract was awarded by the port and the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat). The maintenance dredging program is set to take place in the Maasmond/Maasgeul area, […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Slufter, the depot for contaminated dredged material from the Port of Rotterdam, can now also accept dredged silt contaminated with PFAS – a group of over six thousand synthetic chemical substances that occur in non-stick coatings, paint, fire extinguisher foam, clothing and many other products. These substances are sometimes toxic, have very low degradability […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndurance has completed cable trencher tests at Alexiahaven, Maasvlakte 2, in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The diesel electric vessel Ndurance is an multipurpose vessel, it can be outfitted for cable laying or a wide range of other tasks, including diving support, subsea rock installation, offshore construction support, salvage assignments and […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world, according to the World Economic Forum in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017’. “It is the sixth consecutive time that our country has taken the top position. In comparison with last year, Singapore remains in second place, Hong Kong takes third place and Belgium is seventh,” […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is creating space for an offshore center for wind energy at sea, decommissioning (the dismantling of oil and gas platforms) and the oil and gas market – Offshore Center Maasvlakte 2 (OCMV2), the port said in its latest release.  This new site of up to 70 hectares will be created using […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van der Kamp recently won a contract to handle dredging work in the Rotterdam port area. According to the agreement, the Zwolle-based dredging company will be responsible for keeping Rotterdam’s port basins at the correct depth until 2023. To perform the task, the company will use a LNG-powered dredging vessel named Ecodelta. The ship, a key component of the new contract […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revenue of the Port Authority rose by 3.1% last year due to increased economic activity at the port. However, profits fell by 4.9% owing to higher interest charges and depreciation. The completion of phase 1 of Maasvlakte 2 brought the level of investment down to €189 million, a level that is still higher than before […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam will host the 20 meters under water! international symposium on the 5th and 6th of March 2015. The Symposium presents the results of recent interdisciplinary research (geological, archaeological, palaeobotanical, archaeozoological and paleontological) carried out in relation to the construction of the Maasvlakte 2 port extension into the North Sea near Rotterdam […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The port of Rotterdam achieved steady results in the first half of the year. Total throughput increased by 0.6% compared to the first half of 2013. Turnover in the first half of 2014 increased by € 8.6 million compared to the first half of 2013. This is primarily due to an increase in revenues from […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s leading port, has signed a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide, organiser of the global TOC portfolio of port-centric maritime trade and supply chain events. The two partners said that the new agreement reflects a mutual commitment to foster greater dialogue and co-operation across international supply chains, at a time when […]

  • 1 April 2014

      On 1 April the construction consortium of De Vries en van der Wiel and Geka have handed over the extension of the Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) site to the Port of Rotterdam. The extension of approximately 5 hectares doubles the area occupied by the existing terminal and allows the total storage capacity to be […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2013 was €227 million. This is €1 million less than the result for 2012. Large investments, especially in Maasvlakte 2, pushed the interest charges and depreciation up considerably. The revenue from port dues decreased. On the other hand, the revenue from the lease of sites increased, […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has put into use three public lay-by berths for feeder and short sea ships on the Maasvlakte. This will save shipping companies valuable fuel and time in particular. Two berths are at dolphins in the continuation of the Rhenus terminal in the Europahaven (port number 8235). The third location is […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and R.B.C. Holding, sister company of Cetem Containers and R.M.I. Global Logistic Services, signed an agreement on 11 December 2013 for the construction of a jetty and expansion of the site by 5000 M2. The jetty will have a mobile crane to handle full containers, up to 45 tonnes. Construction […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam was proclaimed ‘Port of the Year’ during the annual ‘Containerisation International Awards’ in London. The expert jury praised the port for its substantial investment programme in Europe’s leading logistics hub and industrial complex. The jury also compliments the port with its attention to sustainability with their modal shift objectives and groundbreaking initiatives […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Erich Staake, CEO of Duisport, has received a Boeganker. The Boeganker is an award presented by Port of Rotterdam Authority to persons who have played an exceptional part in the development of the port of Rotterdam. Erich Staake received the Boeganker for his huge contribution to the development of the inland port of Duisburg and […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to its unique depth, the largest vessels in the world will be moored in the Port of Rotterdam this week. On Friday 16 August, all attention will focus on the first visit of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller. With a capacity of 18,000 TEU (twenty-foot containers), a length of 399 metres and a width of […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The registration of Rotterdam Container Terminal (RCT) on the Maasvlakte and Combi Terminal Twente Rotterdam (CTT) in Pernis means that the InlandLinks network now covers the entire port of Rotterdam area. Previously, UWT in the Waalhaven area and Steinweg Beatrix Terminal in the Eemhaven area also joined. The network now comprises 40 terminals throughout the […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s financial result stayed virtually the same. Income from seaport dues primarily decreased as the result of a moderate rate policy and because of the decrease in throughput. This was offset by an increase in land revenues primarily as a result of new sites leased to customers. Result The result for […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The facilities for handling and storing crude oil in the port of Rotterdam are being further expanded. At Shell Europoort, the jetty has been adapted to handle ships with an even deeper draught. Following the Maasvlakte Oil Terminal (MOT), where three new tanks went into use at the end of 2011, Maatschap Europoort Terminal (MET) […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The net result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2012 was almost €228 million. Compared to the net result of 2011, this represents an increase of nearly € 33 million (+17%). This is a result of more lease income as well as additional port dues. The operating expenses dropped slightly due to effective cost […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Next month, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will transfer €290 million to the Dutch State. This is eight years ahead of the schedule planned in 2005. In 2005, the Dutch State, the Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port Authority agreed that the Port Authority would receive a total amount of €726 million from the Dutch […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Rotterdam is one of the main ports of Europe. The port is the gateway to the European market of more than 350 million consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0BwrY2Rnvk The port is one of the most important junctions of good flows of the world. The annual throughput is about 430 million tons. [mappress] February 7, 2013

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 28 January, was the first day of a week-long promotion trip through Japan by representatives of the Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority. Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb and President and CEO of the Port Authority, Hans Smits are leading the delegation. There are two parallel programmes: one emphasising shipping companies, shippers and […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority starts a new campaign which aims to strengthen the brand ‘Port of Rotterdam’ around the world. The pay-off ‘Change Your Perspective’ will position Rotterdam as a ground breaking port, in order to emphasise the added value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide. The new campaign was kicked […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend, the Port of Rotterdam Authority concluded the fourteen-day Port Management Programme which it organised for the third time. Twenty-two professionals from international partners from countries including China, Qatar, Brazil and Oman gained insight into all aspects of the Rotterdam port management through the programme. The Port Authority provided trainee programmes in Rotterdam in […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In addition to this, € 5 million of the port dues […]