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  • News item 31-03-2022
    Port less dependent on fossil cargo in 2021
    In the year 2021, the Port of Amsterdam was again confronted with the consequences of the energy transition and the Covid pandemic. Transshipment fell, but results increased. The total turnover of non-fossil cargo increased, and therefore the port became less dependent on fossil cargo.
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  • News item 09-12-2021
    Sustainability of Amsterdam port and region under pressure due to congestion on electricity network
    Liander announced that a large part of Amsterdam will be in congestion, including the port area. This means that newly established companies (leads) and existing companies will not receive new or additional electricity. In other words, the power grid is full. This congestion will affect the sustainability of business processes and products of companies in the area, and thus of the port, in the years to come. Because the port plays a crucial role in the city and port’s ambition to be climate neutral by 2050, concerns are considerable. This congestion requires the highest priority and creativity from energy companies, governments and politicians in order to be resolved.
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  • News item 02-12-2021
    H2A consortium takes next step in realizing a European import chain for green hydrogen
    Last Friday, Ramon Ernst (managing director Evos) and Eduard de Visser (director strategy & innovation Port of Amsterdam), on behalf of the H2A consortium, handed over the blueprint for the import of one million tons of green hydrogen via the port of Amsterdam to Diederik Samsom, Head of Cabinet of Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.
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  • News item 03-11-2021
    How do we safely bunker alternative fuels
    We are working hard on clean fuels for shipping. This includes hydrogen, methanol and ammonia. But what about the spatial planning and safety when these fuels are bunkered? Does this require the development of new policies?
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  • News item 06-10-2021
    Hydrogen Hub Amsterdam-North Sea Canal Area launched at World Hydrogen Congress
    In the presence of a large international group of frontrunners in the field of the hydrogen economy, alderman Victor Everhardt of Economic Affairs of the Municipality of Amsterdam launched the Hydrogen Hub at the World Hydrogen Congress.
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  • News item 14-09-2021
    Documentary 'Hydrogen, our new energy?' on National Geographic
    Hydrogen will play an important role in our future energy system. In the documentary 'Hydrogen, our new energy', presenter Anic van Damme goes on a voyage of discovery into the status of hydrogen in the Netherlands. What is already possible? What challenges and solutions are there?
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  • Press release 02-06-2021
    Creation ‘HyXchange’ hydrogen exchange a step closer
    The growing demand for climate-neutral hydrogen creates the necessity for the market to work properly and for transparent, efficient pricing. A hydrogen exchange will be able to facilitate both. The new hydrogen exchange will be called HyXchange.
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  • News item 19-04-2021
    Setting the course for the Netherlands Hydrogenland now
    With less than 100 days to go until the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo, the leaders of Nederland Waterstofland are seizing the moment to draw attention to the strength of the Netherlands as a hydrogen country.
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  • Press release 16-03-2021
    H2A: towards transhipment of 1 million tons of green hydrogen in the Amsterdam port
    Port of Amsterdam and tank storage company Evos aim to import large volumes of green hydrogen into the Amsterdam port. Together with three specialised hydrogen companies, will investigate the feasibility of large scale imports, drawing up a blueprint and outlining a roadmap towards 2030 and beyond. The five parties expect hydrogen to play a central role in the transition to a sustainable energy system. This transition is necessary if we are to meet the European target of becoming climate-neutral by 2050.
    The Amsterdam port area is well positioned to play an important role in this transition.
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  • News item 01-03-2021
    First hydrogen filling station opened in Amsterdam port
    The first hydrogen filling station in the port of Amsterdam opened today. The filling station of OrangeGas is located at the Australiëhavenweg, along the A5 motorway and is open 24/7.
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