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.
Port of Rotterdam
23 May 2013
The Port of Rotterdam said the European Union’s proposal to appoint a supervisor for ports in every member state will increase bureaucracy on the waterfront.
23 May 2013
The European Union is sending a strong signal that it intends to improve service standards and efficiency at ports to spread traffic more evenly across the European waterfront and ease congestion.
22 May 2013
Rotterdam today officially opened the first phase of Maasvlakte 2, Europe’s largest container terminal hub, which is expected to unleash a fierce battle for cargo across the Le Havre-Hamburg port range at a time of sluggish traffic growth.
12 May 2013
ECT Delta Terminal and Euromax Terminal Rotterdam, both in the Netherlands, will receive maiden calls from three new ships next week...
29 Apr 2013
Rotterdam handled 4 percent more ocean containers in the first quarter than a year ago, but an increasing number were empty because of the continuing economic downturn across Europe.