Rotterdam believes the gradual reopening of factories in China’s locked-down manufacturing areas will release slow and steady volumes into the ocean supply chain rather than unleashing a huge wave of cargo.
12 May 2021
European digital freight broker sennder has continued its acquisition activity by buying a Dutch dedicated fleet broker to add to its growing network.
29 Apr 2021
The first quarter was a good one for Rotterdam and Antwerp, but with terminals fully stretched as the ports face operational challenges in the weeks ahead.
04 Mar 2021
A new super-heavy-lift joint venture, if approved, will benefit from an offshore wind market poised to expand through 2050.
25 Feb 2021
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.