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Amsterdam: The new sea lock’s progress

In March and April, work will be carried out to the exterior facade of the Lock Operation Centre (SOC) (number 1 in the picture); various engineering works will be carried out to complete the lock gates; construction activities are still being carried out to heighten the walls of the inner …

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Inland shipping joins forces in Netherlands corridor

TMA Logistics, CTU and VCL join forces to establish the North West Central Corridor. This cargo consolidation will result in a more reliable barge product, more sustainable transport and fewer handling delays at the terminals. The initiative is supported by the deep sea container terminals in Rotterdam, Port of Amsterdam, …

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Amsterdam Port enhances its cyber security

The Netherlands is one of the world’s top three countries affected by cyber attacks. Ports are particularly vulnerable, as they have a wide range of information systems and their data is used by many different parties. This is the reason why Port of Amsterdam has launched a Cybersecurity Programme to …

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Port of Amsterdam supports circular model

Article from Port of Amsterdam website: ‘Raw materials are of immeasurable value, because they make our existence possible. In a good circular model, we appreciate this value. For instance, by asking ourselves whether we could use less raw materials to make things and also whether we might use “second-hand raw …

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Port of Amsterdam supports energy saving

‘It is widely known that the energy transition, such as developments and applications in the areas of wind and solar energy, is contributing to making the economy more sustainable. The role and significance of biomass in contributing to making the economy more sustainable, however, is a hazier subject. And most …

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The new sea lock project proceeds

November and December will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head (number 1 in the picture) and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defence (number 2 in the picture). Meanwhile, …

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The new sea lock – what’s happening in September and October?

September and October will be dominated by the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head (number 1 in the picture) and by the construction of the walls of the flood defence (number 2 in the picture). The OpenIJ concrete mixing plant (number 3 in the picture) …

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Two barriers to be built in Noordersluis

The drought is still continuing, despite the recent rain showers. Among other things, this has reduced the water level of the Rhine to historically low levels and the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management is forced to take additional measures to prevent further salinisation in the Netherlands. One of …

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Solar project in the port of Amsterdam

More than 41,000 solar panels will generate sustainable energy in the Port of Amsterdam for logistics services provider CWT. Spread across five locations, the panels will together form the largest solar project in Amsterdam. In addition to transport and sea shipping operations, CWT is active in the Port of Amsterdam …

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Port of Amsterdam, half-year results

Transhipment in the North Sea Canal Area at the seaports Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad declined to 49.4 million tonnes in the first half of 2018, a decrease of 5.1%. The Port of Amsterdam saw transhipment fall by 4.8% to 40.2 million tonnes. In IJmuiden, transhipment declined to 9.3 million …

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