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.
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05 Apr 2013
The Port of Amsterdam has been officially corporatized as a limited liability company, of which the city of Amsterdam is the main shareholder.
01 Mar 2013
Focusing on the use of liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel, an “LNG Fuelled Vessels Working Group” has been established with support from the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ World Ports Climate Initiative.
10 Jan 2013
According to provisional figures, total transshipment in the port region along the North Sea Canal in the Netherlands, including the ports of Amsterdam, Ijmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad, is expected to reach 94.4 million metric tons...
02 Oct 2012
16 Jan 2012
The port of Amsterdam boosted total cargo traffic by 3 percent in 2011 from a year ago but container volume plummeted 28 percent, as the Dutch port struggled to attract ocean carriers away from rivals
28 Apr 2011
Container traffic on German waterways surged 18.4 percent to a record high in 2010, outpacing a 12.8 percent growth in total shipments across Europe's biggest inland shipping network.
17 Jan 2011
The ports of Antwerp, Amsterdam and Rotterdam are considering a joint bid for the German government's stake in Duisburg, the world's biggest inland port.
02 Nov 2010
Four major Dutch ports, Amsterdam, Moerdijk, Dordrecht and Rotterdam, announced Tuesday they will reward clean ocean-going vessels that score well under a new environmental index with discounts on the
22 Oct 2010
A freighter near Amsterdam collided with a passenger ferry, capsizing the smaller vessel, according to a report in the Daily Mail.
08 Oct 2010
Rescue ships scrambled Friday to save a stricken chemical tanker adrift off France's Atlantic coast after a collision with a Hanjin Shipping bulk carrier forced its crew to abandon ship.
22 Jun 2010
The Port of Amsterdam said the Betuweroute rail connection was completed this week, giving the port a dedicated cargo rail track towards Germany and into Europe.