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.
Port of Rotterdam
30 Jun 2014
The major North European ports likely will face further congestion in the coming months as carrier alliances continue to have an impact on the reliability of service schedules, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
23 Jun 2014
APM Terminals has exercised an option for 22 automated rail-mounted gantry cranes for its new Rotterdam container terminal, which is scheduled to open in November.
17 Jun 2014
LONDON — Europe’s major ocean carriers, ports and shippers are urgently rethinking their business strategies following th
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.
03 Jun 2014
Heavy congestion at Europe’s largest container port due to late arrivals other factors could last through the summer.
20 May 2014
The Port of Hamburg’s container traffic grew by a market-beating 8 percent in the first quarter.
07 May 2014
Asia-to-Europe container shippers with tight supply chains are finding that ships are increasingly arriving late versus published schedules.
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.