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.
Port of Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam
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.
05 Mar 2015
The port of Rotterdam Authority’s revenue rose in 2014 on increased activity in Europe’s largest container hub, but profits were reduced by higher interest charges linked to record investments in new facilities.
11 Feb 2015
Rotterdam claims it is the first European port to handle over 3 million TEUs of traffic to and from China and is set to extend its lead over second ranked Hamburg in 2015.
28 Jan 2015
Antwerp posted a 4.7 percent increase in container traffic in 2014, trailing a 5.7 percent rise at close rival Rotterdam but reversing a 0.7 percent decline in 2013.
20 Jan 2015
The International Transport Workers' Federation has stepped up its protest of automation at the new Rotterdam World Gateway container terminal, and called for “all parties” to discuss RWG’s labor arrangements.