Port of Rotterdam

2020 January 20

13:07 Geothermal energy research in Port of Rotterdam enters next phase

2020 January 18

10:52 Port of Rotterdam reports increase in LNG bunkering in 2019

2020 January 16

16:03 Vessels offered free shore power during Parkkade trial in Rotterdam

2020 January 9

11:05 Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes European Green Deal

2019 December 23

17:00 Boskalis awarded multi-year maintenance contract for port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands

2019 December 19

18:36 Construction of HES Hartel Tank Terminal quay walls complete at the Port of Rotterdam

2019 December 17

18:05 Port of Rotterdam starts trial to supply small sea-going vessels with electricity in the center of Rotterdam

2019 December 13

14:32 Rotterdam Port Fund invests in Fleet Cleaner

2019 December 12

18:05 Dutch Drone Delta established with Port of Rotterdam Authority support
16:05 Air quality sensor in the Port of Rotterdam checks sulphur emissions from shipping

2019 December 10

11:02 New low-sulphur bunker oil popular in the port of Rotterdam

2019 November 29

16:40 The city council of Rotterdam adopts the revised Port Vision

2019 November 27

15:02 Locomotive Workshop Rotterdam opens at Maasvlakte
14:01 uRecycle® to build a new factory in the port of Rotterdam for recycling and re-use of batteries

2019 November 26

10:46 Port of Rotterdam Authority launches trial providing advice on berths using digital application

2019 November 25

14:02 Ports of Antwerp, Barcelona, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Montreal and Rotterdam showcase their digital transformation and sustainability projects at ‘Smart Ports’ exhibit

2019 November 20

12:02 The world’s largest wind turbine tested on Maasvlakte

2019 November 12

17:36 Black Bear Carbon announces Port of Rotterdam as preferred location for new rCB plant in The Netherlands

2019 October 31

12:00 Port of Rotterdam Authority scales back Brexit measures
10:09 Port of Rotterdam Authority signs MoU with Polish port

2019 October 30

18:06 APM’s container terminal in Rotterdam launches a direct rail connection with Container Terminal Herne GmbH

2019 October 21

11:36 Port of Rotterdam posts Q3 2019 results

2019 October 14

15:13 Rotterdam container placed on ‘Noah’s Train’
09:00 Rederij de Jong team up with Wouter Kleiss and Mathijs van Schaik to form new company in the Port of Rotterdam

2019 October 10

18:01 Ports of Rotterdam and Amsterdam prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit on 31 October 2019

2019 October 7

17:06 Port of Rotterdam opens blending & filling complex

2019 October 4

17:27 Deepening of Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek complete

2019 October 2

17:35 Port of Rotterdam Authority introduces track & trace containers

2019 September 27

18:07 ONE aims to reduce waiting time with Pronto

2019 September 18

10:21 Panama Canal signs agreement with Port of Rotterdam

2019 September 17

16:02 CMA CGM and TFG launch Rhine valley rail to German hinterland

2019 September 13

16:05 Multi Modal Rail B.V. (MMR) launches rail service between Rotterdam and Ottmarsheim, France
09:10 Antwerp and Rotterdam Port Authorities ask new European Commission and Parliament to focus on the economic significance of ports

2019 September 11

16:04 Port of Rotterdam introduces a new system for reserving buoys and dolphins

2019 September 10

12:04 Panama Canal signs agreement with Port of Rotterdam

2019 September 9

15:33 Port of Rotterdam announces participants in mobile shore-based power pilot project

2019 September 6

15:49 Port of Rotterdam Authority organises international climate congress for ports

2019 September 4

14:13 MSC Gülsün, world’s largest container ship, arrives at the Port of Rotterdam

2019 August 28

09:41 Port of Rotterdam Authority facilitates Sif expansion at Maasvlakte

2019 August 27

11:08 Approximately 50% of the market uses TimeToBunker app in the Port of Rotterdam

2019 August 23

18:36 Bridge parts transported for second Theemsweg route bridge
16:05 Botlek becomes Vopak's styrene hub
10:07 Bridge parts transported for second Theemsweg route bridge

2019 August 19

09:08 The BPA and the Port of Rotterdam Authority concludes a development agreement to construct and operate the Rotterdam Distribution Center

2019 August 15

14:33 Rotterdam Polymer Hub construction starts

2019 August 12

12:03 Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new company PortXchange to make digital shipping app Pronto available to ports worldwide
10:05 Black Marlin arrives with 18 hulls for Concordia Damen in Werkendam

2019 August 11

14:17 Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new company PortXchange to make digital shipping app Pronto available to ports worldwide

2019 August 8

13:16 British Ports Association and Port of Rotterdam launch smart ports paper

2019 July 25

14:02 Container throughput at Port of Rotterdam in H1 2019 rose 6.4% to 452,000 TEUs

2019 July 23

17:09 Arrival of bridges for Theemswegtracé, Port of Rotterdam

2019 July 16

16:01 More than 100,000 containers shipped via Intercity Barge at the Port of Rotterdam

2019 July 9

16:39 Container ship refuels LNG in Rotterdam during transhipment

2019 July 8

15:30 Shell, Port of Rotterdam, Containerships and CMA CGM announce the first simultaneous operations LNG bunkering in Europe
11:11 Logistics Alliance presents programme for the Netherlands and international transport and storage of cargo

2019 July 4

13:13 Port of Rotterdam Authority and State of Rhineland-Palatinate demand greater speed in improving Rhine corridor efficiency

2019 July 1

17:06 First blockchain container shipped to Rotterdam

2019 June 26

12:27 Port of Rotterdam Authority to invest over 3.5 million euros to optimise the Wilhelminahaven

2019 June 24

13:37 Port of Rotterdam Authority to collaborate with four new companies

2019 June 20

18:06 Inland terminals CTU in Lelystad, HOV Harlingen and Westerman Multimodal Logistics in Hasselt joined the North West Central Corridor