Worsening congestion at the port of Rotterdam has prompted two short sea and feeder shipping lines to impose surcharges of around $100 per container.
Port of Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam
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.
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.
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.
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...
12 Nov 2013
North European ports are expected to see “relatively strong growth” in the first half of 2014, despite the “miserable results” forecast for 2013...
31 Oct 2013
Rotterdam’s container traffic declined 1 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2013 as the impact of a sluggish European economy was compounded by the loss of traffic to its German rivals.
29 Oct 2013
The Port of Cleveland is in final negotiations with the Dutch company Spliethoff Group to run a global container service between the Great Lakes and Europe via the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
24 Oct 2013
APM Terminals and Rotterdam dock unions have agreed on a labor contract for Europe’s biggest container terminal, which will open next year.
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — JOC Group Inc., parent company of The Journal of Commerce and joc.com, on Wednesday recognized APM Terminals Yokohama as the world’s most productive terminal for 2012.
09 Sep 2013
The Netherlands’ port infrastructure has been ranked as the best internationally by the World Economic Forum...