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  • News item 07-06-2021
    Port of Amsterdam reopens for river cruise vessels
    In welcome news, the second lockdown will be lifted per Saturday, the 5th of June. This means that river cruise vessels, with a maximum of 50 passengers in one space, can visit the port of Amsterdam again.
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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 28-05-2021
    Eurotank Amsterdam invests in storage for biofuels
    Eurotank Amsterdam (ETA, part of VTTI) is investing in the storage of biofuels.
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  • News item 27-05-2021
    Samskip adds bigger ship and Waterford call to Amsterdam-Ireland links within months of launch
    Direct Ireland-Netherlands route realises advantages of border-free transit and new investments in container rail freight at both ends.
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  • News item 07-05-2021
    Port of Amsterdam installs new smart shore power cabinets
    In the coming months Port of Amsterdam will replace all existing shore power units with smart, green shore power. This will happen to all cabinets in the port area within the ring (A10) of Amsterdam. In total there are 55 cabinets for inland navigation and 16 cabinets for river cruises and super yachts.
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  • News item 07-05-2021
    5 improved facilities in the port
    Recently, Port of Amsterdam has improved or added five facilities in the port. They are a second drinking water tap, extra poles for smaller ships and extra bollards. In addition, regular inland navigation vessels are now allowed to moor at the push barge spots in the Suezhaven. We made these adjustments on the basis of suggestions from inland navigation itself. After all, we ask for feedback after each visit. In this way, we try to facilitate inland navigation as much as possible and we can continuously improve our facilities.
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  • News item 06-05-2021
    Pilot: extension of mooring duration IJhaven
    From now on, inland navigation vessels will be able to extend their mooring duration in the IJhaven even without special circumstances. The extra mooring time will be 3 weeks on top of the standard 7 days, 4 weeks in total. This pilot project is a year-long test to see if it works for both inland navigation and the local residents.
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  • News item 22-04-2021
    Diving operations at Zeesluis IJmuiden
    There are also divers at work for the construction of Zeesluis IJmuiden (the new sea lock). They are busy with underwater engineering and construction activities. Max Schellenbach and Jan-Pieter Steunebrink of Boskalis are responsible for the Boskalis diving department and the execution of the work for OpenIJ. They told us about the work of their divers.
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  • News item 22-04-2021
    The how, what and where of the site layout of Zeesluis IJmuiden
    The construction of Zeesluis IJmuiden is almost completed. Now that all the lock gates have been put in position, the area around the new sea lock is being prepared for its future use. During the preparation of the area, everything will be made ready for the opening of the lock.
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  • News item 22-04-2021
    All the lock gates have been put into position
    In March 2021, the last two lock gates on the canal side were successfully installed. The whole operation lasted four days. Edgar Breedveld and Victor Arnolds were involved in this milestone achievement. They directed the positioning process and ensured a good outcome.
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