The spot rate for shipping a container from New York to Rotterdam fell slightly for the week ending Sept. 25, but continued to hold relatively steady after a nearly 31 percent drop in late August, according to the World Container Index.
Port of Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam
29 Jul 2015
While politicians wrangle over the Greek debt crisis and economists speculate on the lasting impact to the European and global economy, a decision on who controls a container quay miles away from Athens could reshape European supply chains.
27 Jul 2015
The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum.
20 Jul 2015
The battle for market share between Europe’s top two container ports is intensifying with second-ranked Antwerp’s traffic growing more than two and half-times faster than Rotterdam’s in the first half of the year.
16 Jun 2015
The Port of Rotterdam continues to position itself as a pre-eminent European port of call for mega-ships with the arrival of three new cranes at the ECT Delta Terminal at Maasvlakte.
02 May 2015
APM Terminals in Rotterdam officially opened the container terminal of the future on April 24 with the aggressive prediction that Maasvlakte II will improve vessel productivity by 40 percent.
01 May 2015
Europe's largest inland port to grow as ultra-large container ships arrive at north European ports.
23 Apr 2015
APM Terminals, the Maersk group’s port operating arm, will officially open the world’s first fully automated container terminal in Rotterdam Friday.
19 Apr 2015
Throughput jumped 7.2 percent year-over-year at the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter, driven in part by strong container traffic at Europe's largest port.
27 Mar 2015
A leading European barge operator will levy a congestion surcharge on containers shipped to and from Rotterdam next week.
20 Mar 2015
German barge operator Contargo doubled down on its warning that it will impose surcharges because of congestion at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp, saying it would decide whether to levy higher fees next week at the latest.
13 Mar 2015
Rotterdam and Antwerp risk a return to the congestion that blighted the leading European container ports in 2014 after a major barge operator warned it might levy a surcharge in response to “serious “bottlenecks.