Rotterdam’s container traffic shrank by 3.9 percent in the first quarter, extending a decline in 2015 that has narrowed Europe’s largest box port’s lead over second-ranked Antwerp, which continues to grow its market share.
Port of Rotterdam
21 Mar 2016
Dutch ports, led by Rotterdam, are to appeal an EU ruling that they must pay corporation tax from next year.
09 Mar 2016
Rotterdam has unveiled a 275 million euro ($302 million) project to re-route 2.5 miles of rail freight track away from a bridge in the port so that shipping and rail traffic “will cease to get in each other’s way.”
08 Mar 2016
The Rotterdam Port Authority’s profit declined last year even as traffic at Europe’s largest port hit an all-time high.
04 Feb 2016
Rotterdam’s pioneering automated container terminals face tough challenges as they strive to hit ambitious productivity targets in their first full year of operations with the rest of the European waterfront looking on.
18 Jan 2016
Antwerp’s container traffic increased 7.5 percent year-over-year in 2015 to reach an all-time high and narrow the gap with its main rival Rotterdam, which saw volume shrink over the past 12 months.
15 Jan 2016
Rotterdam’s container volume shrank by 0.5 percent year-over-year in 2015 but total throughput reached a record on a sharp rise in crude oil shipments.
07 Jan 2016
Rotterdam’s container cranes will come to a halt this afternoon as dockworkers walk off the job for 24 hours to protest possible job losses at the port’s new highly automated terminals.
05 Jan 2016
The port of Rotterdam is bracing for several 24-hour strikes in the next two months as dockworkers protest potential job losses at its new automated container terminals.
04 Jan 2016
North Europe’s stagnant economy is expected to produce a decline in container volume at the region’s ports during the first half of 2016, Hackett Associates and the Hamburg-based Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics said.
04 Jan 2016
The port of Antwerp has called for its main rival Rotterdam to join forces to confront the challenge of China’s growing investment in southern Europe ports that could lure container traffic from the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
21 Dec 2015
Rotterdam dockworkers have voted to strike in the New Year to protest potential job losses at the port’s new highly automated container terminals.
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