Netherlands

Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shchipkova Elena / Shutterstock.com
09 Jul 2014
The European Union has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether tax breaks for publicly owned Dutch ports, including Rotterdam, breach its state aid rules.
Port of Rotterdam
06 Mar 2014
The port of Rotterdam said it’s missing out on almost one million standard containers a year because rival ports in Germany and Belgium, led by Hamburg and Antwerp, receive “unfair” financial support from their governments.
17 Jan 2014
Amsterdam Schiphol airport posted 3.2 percent growth in freight traffic in 2013, driven by increased shipments of electro
Cocktails
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
23 Dec 2013
India’s Allcargo Logistics Ltd., through its subsidiary Ecu Line, has acquired a majority stake in FCL Marine Agencies, a Netherlands-based non-vessel-owning common carrier operating primarily in trades between Europe and North America.
U.S. containerized imports through November 2013. Source: PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group Inc.
19 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized import volume fell 9.2 percent month-to-month in November, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. Imports totaled 1.45 million 20-foot-equivalent units in November. Volume remained flat year-over-year, following seven consecutive months of increases.
Port of Rotterdam
19 Dec 2013
The Port of Rotterdam’s container traffic shrunk 1.7 percent this year as continuing economic weakness across Europe froze total cargo volume at the continent’s largest port.
U.S. containerized exports through October 2013.
17 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 9.1 percent year-over-year in October, to 1,070,902 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group. October containerized exports also rose 11.4 percent from September.
Railroad tracks
20 Nov 2013
As the frequency of Asia-Europe rail services increases costs will gradually fall, encouraging more shippers to turn to intermodal options to avoid the high cost of air freight and the slow steaming transit times available from lines, one leading logistics executive believes.
The Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller at APM Terminals Rotterdam.
20 Nov 2013
APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte I in the Netherlands has plans to enhance five of its existing post-Panamax cranes to a 23-container row reach...
CEVA Logistics
18 Nov 2013
CEVA Logistics today reported a net loss of $54 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with a net loss of $78 million in the same period last year.

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