Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam

01 Aug 2022
With North American shippers importing record amounts of Asia-made goods, the largest gains by volume were recorded at the Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo-Zhoushan, and Shenzhen.
18 Aug 2017
Diversion routes in Germany are also out of service because of engineering work, threatening further delays at Europe’s top container port.
27 Jul 2017
The EU’s executive said it is also assessing tax breaks for other ports in the 28-nation bloc.
24 Jul 2017
The authority said the Netherlands is the only country whose ports have been ordered by the European Union to pay corporation tax.
20 Jul 2017
Europe’s leading ocean container hub handled 6.7 million TEU in the first six months of 2016.
11 Jul 2017
A leading European barge operator is imposing a congestion surcharge in Antwerp and Rotterdam.
07 Jul 2017
The terminal opened at midnight July 6 and worked the first vessel Thursday.
05 Jul 2017
The recent cyber attack on the Maersk Group made existing congestion worse.
30 Jun 2017
“These facilities have already restored systems and are able to gate cargo in and out.”
16 Jun 2017
The new track will also help raise rail’s share of hinterland container traffic.
09 Jun 2017
The fuel does not require any modification to vessels and emits 25 percent less carbon dioxide (CO2) than standard marine fuel.
06 Jun 2017
The digital transformation of Singapore and Rotterdam will play a crucial role in their competitiveness and both ports have launched new technology initiatives.
02 Jun 2017
The first phase is expected to open in two years.
01 Jun 2017
“Unfortunately, we do not expect any great change in the situation in the coming two weeks.”
25 May 2017
Inland barges are facing long delays at the Rotterdam World Gateway Terminal.
09 May 2017
The company, which launched in 2015 by De Boomgroep, has experienced strong growth in recent months.
13 Apr 2017
Container traffic at the port of Rotterdam grew 8.8 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest ever quarterly increase.
10 Mar 2017
Following a poor year in breakbulk cargo handling in many ports across Europe, terminals in Rotterdam and Ghent are now seeing some positive signals.
09 Feb 2017
Rotterdam maintains a significant lead over Antwerp.
09 Jan 2017
The new alliances are likely to have only a limited effect on productivity and the number of services available to shippers at North Europe ports.
21 Dec 2016
If approved, the agreement between maritime heavyweights would be the first global terminal alliance.
08 Dec 2016
The port of Rotterdam said it will make risk-bearing financial investments in selected companies that help to reduce its carbon footprint as part of a major strategy to transition the port to a carbon neutral environment and renewable energy hub.
Weakness in the Asia-Europe trade has threatened the preeminence of Rotterdam, pictured, as Europe's top port.
05 Dec 2016
The Port of Rotterdam has increased the discount for transshipped containers for the third year running.
24 Oct 2016
Rotterdam announced a dip in its container traffic in the first nine months of 2016, just days after its top rival Antwerp booked an increase to further close the gap with Europe’s top box hub.
06 Oct 2016
The Port of Rotterdam is aiming to expand its reach into the central European hinterland via containerized rail.
Getting stranded Hanjin Shipping containers out of ECT in Rotterdam, such as this one pictured on an automated vehicle at the terminal, just got a whole lot cheaper for shippers. Credit: Paul Henriquez
08 Sep 2016
ECT, a leading Rotterdam terminal operator, has slashed charges for releasing containers unloaded from ailing Hanjin Shipping’s vessels.
26 Aug 2016
Rotterdam dockers have voted in favor of an agreement on job security in the container sector.
27 Jul 2016
Rotterdam’s lead over Antwerp as Europe’s largest container port continues to narrow.
06 Jul 2016
"It is unprecedented that unions and companies have succeeded in coming to this agreement despite the market being under such pressure,” the port authority said.
01 Jul 2016
There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.
23 Jun 2016
The port of Rotterdam will introduce a “paperless” transfer of containers between its major terminals.
30 May 2016
Switzerland will open the world’s longest rail tunnel June.
Rotterdam SOLAS APM Terminals
16 May 2016
APM Terminals has added additional ports to the 29 where it said it would be offering weighing services to enable SOLAS compliance.
Euromax Terminal Rotterdam
12 May 2016
China’s Cosco Pacific is buying a stake in Rotterdam’s Euromax container terminal from Hong Kong-based Hutchison Port Holdings.
20 Apr 2016
Rotterdam’s container traffic shrank by 3.9 percent in the first quarter, extending a decline in 2015 that has narrowed Europe’s largest box port’s lead over second-ranked Antwerp, which continues to grow its market share.
21 Mar 2016
Dutch ports, led by Rotterdam, are to appeal an EU ruling that they must pay corporation tax from next year.