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Amsterdam joins the ‘Premier League’ in the ethanol market

Port of Amsterdam and NWB successfully lobbied Platts in order to have this difference eliminated, and Platts has since announced that deliveries in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp axis will no longer be subject to separate rates effective 1 May...
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Financial setbacks could throw completion of new sea lock into uncertainty

On Wednesday, 6 December, various media outlets reported on financial setbacks at two construction companies involved in the new sea lock development project.

Solar energy in the Port: right on track

One of Port of Amsterdam’s targets – as set out in our Strategy 2017-2021 – is to install a total of 100,000 square metres of solar panels in the Port by the end of 2021.
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Port-Airport municipal election debate at Pakhuis de Zwijger

The 2018 Dutch municipal elections make this the perfect time for Amsterdam’s politicians to voice their views on the future of the city’s airport and seaport. That’s why Pakhuis de Zwijger will hold the port-airport debate on Monday, 18 December...
Fourth Feadship yard taking shape in Amsterdam

Fourth Feadship yard taking shape in Amsterdam

Feadship has celebrated a major milestone in the construction of its fourth shipyard, located in a prime water-side location in the heart of Amsterdam.
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The new sea lock - what's happening in December?

This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers. The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now. Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which...
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Performance of large-scale maintenance works on Corsicaweg

7:00 a.m. on Monday, 4 December to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 22 December - Performance of large-scale maintenance works on Corsicaweg.

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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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