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  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam has just released the latest update on their new Offshore Center Maasvlakte 2 (OCMV2) development scheme, saying that the PUMA consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) already completed the Phase 1 of the project. With the help of a cutter suction dredger and several trailing suction hopper dredgers, 30 ha of land have […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority said in its latest release that the rainbowing operations for the new Offshore Center officially started on July 25. The rainbowing is being conducted by Boskalis’ mega cutter Helios, the largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger Boskalis has ever developed. The Offshore Center, to be used for activities in the areas […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The last meeting of the multidisciplinary team who have worked hard on the Maasvlakte 2 terminal for the past one and a half years took place yesterday, May 30, reports Iv-Infra. The company also reported that this Thursday, 1st of June, the complete deep sea quay wall will be delivered. According to Project Manager Leon Tuunter, […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment accompanied Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh on a tour of the Delta Works and the Maasvlakte II project last week. The two officials also discussed a declaration of intent aimed at assisting Bangladesh in its port development in the eastern part of the country. Sheikh […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been recognized by the award of the prof. dr. ir. J.F. Agema prize, which is awarded every five years to an innovative marine engineering work that was designed or constructed by a Dutch party. This prize, the initiative of the KIVI (Royal Institute of Engineers), goes to the entire […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) has celebrated the official opening of its highly innovative and automated new container terminal at Maasvlakte 2. The Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, opened the terminal together with Managing Director of RWG, Rob van Dijk. In addition to the spectacular show, the program featured guest speakers like Ronald Lugthart, Chairman of the […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    April 24th marked the opening ceremony of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam – a truly historic moment in APM Terminals journey. APM hosted a celebration attended by the Netherlands’ Monarch King Willem-Alexander, who opened the facility, and 500 senior representatives from the global shipping industry and world governments. The facility, constructed on land entirely reclaimed from the North […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    APM Terminals hosted a celebration attended by The Netherlands’ Monarch King Willem-Alexander, and 500 senior representatives from the global shipping industry and world governments in honor of the official opening of the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility, the world’s most technologically advanced and environmentally sustainable container terminal. APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer said: […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening ceremony of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II in Rotterdam, the Netherlands will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 15:00 hrs.  APM Terminals newest port in the world will be the first fully automated facility with zero emissions from cargo handling equipment. Built on land reclaimed from the North Sea and with a price […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, an international container terminal operating company, has released a video about the Maasvlakte II. The mission of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II is to enable safe and flawless container flows between sea and land. For this reason, all the processes on and around the terminal connect with one another seamlessly. Maasvlakte II is the extension […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 18,300 TEU EEE-Class Marstal Maersk became the largest vessel to call the new Maasvlakte II expansion of the Port of Rotterdam, arriving Monday morning January 5th as part of the testing phase prior to regular weekly calls starting in February.  The vessel is 399-meters (1,310 feet) long and 59-meters (194 feet) wide and sails […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 4,360 TEU capacity Sealand Eagle became the first container vessel to call the new Maasvlakte II expansion of the Port of Rotterdam. Sealand Eagle made the short journey from the existing APM Terminals Rotterdam terminal to the deep-water quay at the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II terminal to reposition empty containers as part of […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has released a video about the 2014 maintenance campaign by trailing suction hopper dredger Prins der Nederlanden in Maasvlakte 2, Port of Rotterdam. Maasvlakte 2 is the extension of the Port of Rotterdam. Directly to the west of the current port and industrial area, a new top European location for port operations […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II container terminal, designed to be the world’s safest, most technologically advanced and automated container handling facility, began landside commercial operations with the opening of the high tech truck gates, launching a new era of automation to improve trucker efficiency and reduce turntimes. The 86 hectare (212 acre) terminal includes […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ‘Pieter Schelte’, the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect.  Final assembly of Pieter Schelte will take place in the Alexiahaven. The inner lake of Maasvlakte 2 currently provides the necessary […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals concluded a contract with Austrian-based crane manufacturer Hans Kuenz GmbH in combination with ABB of Sweden for an additional 22 Automated Rail-Mounted Gantry Cranes (ARMGs). The order will bolster the yard operation for Phase I of the new 2.7 TEU million annual capacity, deep-water Maasvlakte II terminal which will begin operations in November […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Maasvlakte II is the expansion of the port of Rotterdam. A new top European location for port activities and industry is being created immediately to the west of the present port and industrial area. The expansion of the port with Maasvlakte II is taking place in conjunction with nature and quality of life projects in […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam is expanding to meet the growing demand to accommodate large cargo vessels. The construction of Maasvlakte 2 (MV2) started in September 2008. One of the licensing conditions is the monitoring of the underwater sound produced during its construction, with an emphasis on the establishment of acoustic source levels of the trailing […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 12 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 […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The APM Terminals facility at Rotterdam’s new Maasvlakte 2 will probably become the world’s most automated facility: unmanned (remote‐controlled) Ship‐to‐Shore 25‐wide container gantries and Automatic Guided Vehicles/AGV communicating between the StS gantries and the fully automated stacking cranes. It should all result in an exceptional high production, allowing the terminal to reach its planned 2.7 […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Today we are clearing the way for international shipping and trade. That’s typical of the Netherlands. That’s how we became big. With Maasvlakte 2, the Netherlands is throwing the door wide open to the newest generation of container ships. And we offer space for the latest terminals. The port is growing 20% larger, and the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 22 May 2013

    “Today we are clearing the way for international shipping and trade. That’s typical of the Netherlands. That’s how we became big. With Maasvlakte 2, the Netherlands is throwing the door wide open to the newest generation of container ships. And we offer space for the latest terminals. The port is growing 20% larger, and the […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]