Netherlands

Netherlands

The price of low-sulfur fuel per metric ton in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a global indicator of bunker prices, has dropped $46.21 in six weeks.
29 Jul 2014
Spot prices for low-sulfur bunker fuel sank for the sixth straight week last week, a total drop of just over 7 percent.
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.
Air France A380
08 Jul 2014
Air France-KLM trimmed its 2014 profit forecast by up to 12 percent, citing “persistently weak” cargo demand.
The price per metric ton for high-sulfur bunker fuel rose less than 2 percent this week, while low-sulfur spot prices per metric ton decreased about 1 percent.
23 Jun 2014
Spot prices for high- and low-sulfur bunker fuel continued to fluctuate this week, after several weeks of marginal losses and gains.
16 Jun 2014
AGRO Merchants Group has been building its portfolio of temperature-controlled warehouse and distribution facilities at nine U.S. and European locations, and CEO Neal Rider says there’s more to come.
16 Jun 2014
Additional intermodal capacity that was added between the port of Rotterdam and Bavaria has been well received and is helping address a capacity shortage.
10 Jun 2014
Container ships with capacities of 10,000 TEUs or greater are more likely to be delayed at European ports than smaller vessels.
03 Jun 2014
Heavy congestion at Europe’s largest container port due to late arrivals other factors could last through the summer.
Ship at the Port of Hamburg
20 May 2014
The Port of Hamburg’s container traffic grew by a market-beating 8 percent in the first quarter.
02 May 2014
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a joint venture with a Brazilian consortium to develop a new deep-sea multi-purpose port in South America’s largest nation.
18 Apr 2014
Container traffic in Rotterdam inched up just 0.3 percent in the first quarter, as Europe’s biggest container hub confronted continuing overcapacity in the Le Havre-to-Hamburg port range and changes in the container shipping sector.