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veilig bunkeren alternatieve brandstoffen zeeschepen

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?
Digitale formulieren

Digital applications now even easier on MyPort

In March, we implemented an improved version of the Applications module in MyPort. Through this module, agents arrange permits, waivers and submit notifications for vessel trips.
Agentendiner 2023

Retrospective: Agent Dinner 2023

On Tuesday 21 March, it was again time for our annual event: the Agents' Dinner. The programme consisted of a substantive plenary section followed by a convivial dinner. The presentation focused on MyPort and the replacement rail track at Noordersluis.
PACT dashboard

New: PACT service for terminals and agents

PACT is a new service on the online port portal MyPort for outgoing sea vessels from agents and terminals in the Amsterdam port. After a successful pilot last year, a robust version of PACT was built this year. By 14 April 2023, PACT will be ready for use.
IJmuiden sluizencomplex

High salt levels in the North Sea Canal

Due to the drought of the past weeks and the lack of precipitation, the Netherlands is experiencing low river water levels and high salt levels in the canal. The low water levels mean that less water can be brought in, resulting in high salt levels in the North Sea Canal.
Bouw Zeesluis IJmuiden zomer 2021

The construction of Zeesluis IJmuiden (the new sea lock) will be completed this summer!

In the coming months, OpenIJ is working on the final stages of the construction of Zeesluis IJmuiden. This summer, OpenIJ delivers the largest sea lock in the world to Rijkswaterstaat. This will be followed by an extensive test phase of the lock gates (number 3 on the picture). Tests with sea-going ships are schedules as from October.