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The construction of the new sea lock will continue unabated in the coming months. Work is being carried out on the maintenance dock situated in the inner lock head (number 1 in the picture) and preparations for the Loswal (quay) on the South Lock island (number 2 in the picture) are underway.
Port of Amsterdam is continuously improving its facilities and services. From 1 September 2020, barges with trackers will have the privilege of berthing in specially designated mooring areas.
Multimodal company Samskip and Nunner Logistics are launching direct rail services between Amsterdam and Duisburg, in a new and far-reaching commitment to shippers using rail, road and waterborne transport services out of two of North Europe’s main container ports.
Transhipment in the seaports in the North Sea Canal region fell by 10.7% to 48.7 million tonnes in the first six months of this year. The impact of the global corona virus crisis on the transhipment figures is clear.
Our opinion on topical issues
Plan Haven-Stad (Port City)
Shore connection over the IJ
We will soon respond to the final advice of the expert committee chaired by Alexander D'Hooghe which was presented on 25 June 2020.
Current themes within Port of Amsterdam
About Port of Amsterdam
Port of Amsterdam is Western Europe’s fourth largest port and plays a major role in the transhipment and processing of energy products.
The North Sea Canal Area transhipped approximately 105 million tonnes of goods in 2019, with Port of Amsterdam accounting for approximately 86 million tonnes of this amount. A total of 68,000 people work in the port region either at companies in the port or at port-related companies. Approximately 31,000 of these people work in Amsterdam.
Port of Amsterdam is committed to being a smart port and to adding value for customers and the environment in a sustainable and innovative manner. It seeks to promote growth at companies, while still taking a careful approach to the available space and the quality of water, soil and air.
As 'Port of Partnerships', Port of Amsterdam works intensively with partners in the business community, city and region.
Images & downloads
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