Europe’s third-largest port could not convert a solid rebound in second half volume into full-year growth in container throughput.
19 Feb 2021
The pandemic-disrupted 2020 was a year of two halves for Europe’s hub ports such as Rotterdam, where demand fell sharply in the first six months before rebounding strongly over the rest of the year.
07 Sep 2020
Air cargo volume continues to narrow the gap with year over year levels, with rates rising at the end of August as both freight tonnage and capacity increased.
28 Jul 2020
A data-sharing initiative between key container gateways in Europe and Asia underlines the need for shippers and service partners to be connected into multiple shipping networks.
23 Jul 2020
The coronavirus impact on container demand cut Rotterdam throughput by more than half a million TEU in the first half of 2020, and the port is not expecting much improvement over the rest of the year.
27 Apr 2020
Dutch carrier Spliethoff expands its multipurpose/heavy-lift fleet and opens an office in Singapore.
06 Mar 2020
Dutch heavy transport carrier Roll Group is looking to take advantage of the growing Asian offshore decommissioning and fabrication markets with a new facility at Bintan Island.
29 Jan 2020
Wind turbine maker Vestas, citing the growing complexities of moving special project cargo, has linked with DSV Panalpina in an attempt to “scale [its] business efficiently.”
23 Jan 2020
Space constraints at Amsterdam Schiphol continue to hold back cargo volume growth crucial to the airport’s role as a European gateway.
20 Dec 2019
The longshore labor union in the Port of Rotterdam is concerned APM Terminals Rotterdam will lose volume to its fully automated rivals following its sale to Hutchison Ports.
19 Dec 2019
Hutchison Ports will have to keep APM Terminals Rotterdam at arm’s length for a while once the sale is approved, with volume guarantees and a ban on firing staff also included the deal.
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