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Revenue at port of Amsterdam grows in 2017

Havenbedrijf Amsterdam N.V. realised revenue of EUR 150.1 million, compared to EUR 146.3 million in 2016. The operating result increased from EUR 73.3 million in 2016 to EUR 74.3 million in 2017. These and other key figures are stated in the annual...
Exclusiva eerste funderingspaal

Construction started on Exclusiva zero-carbon building and ROC NexTechnician

The 88 Kabelweg site in the Port of Amsterdam was the scene of groundbreaking celebrations on Tuesday 17 April, when the foundation pile was driven into the ground for the new Exclusiva and ROC NexTechnician building.
Energy event Pakhuis De Zwijger

Energy Transition Port Evening – Pakhuis de Zwijger – 7 May 2018

The event in the main auditorium of Pakhuis De Zwijger on Monday, 7 May 2018 will focus on the port and energy. What do the experts think will be the speed and direction of the energy transition and what will be the consequences and opportunities...
Wabo 5

New Wabo 5 water supply boat ensures faster delivery of drinking water to cruise ships

New Wabo 5 water supply boat ensures faster delivery of drinking water to cruise ships
Sextantweg overzicht

Large-scale maintenance works on Sextantweg

Period: 7:00 a.m. on Monday, 16 April  to 5:00 a.m. on  Monday, 7 May. 
nieuwe zeesluis, IJmuiden, april 2018

The new sea lock - what's happening in April?

The most visible construction work at the new sea lock this month will be at the lock gate chambers of the outer head (number 2 in the picture) and the inner head (number 3 in the picture). For ships, the most noticeable thing in April will be the...
chocolatemakers new factory

Amsterdam gains the world’s most sustainable chocolate factory

Chocolatemakers is building the world’s most sustainable chocolate factory in the Port of Amsterdam. This factory is extraordinary because it will fulfil its own energy needs through a completely transparent solar roof. The opening is scheduled for...

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Brief description of 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 97 million tonnes of goods in 2016, with Port of Amsterdam accounting for approximately 79 million tonnes of this amount. A total of 67,000 people work in the port region either at companies in the port or at port-related companies. Approximately 34,000 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.

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