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Fourth covered terminal commissioned

VCK Group commissioned its fourth covered cargo terminal in the Suezhaven in Amsterdam today. The All-Weather Terminal 4 has attracted an investment of around € 11 million. The commissioning of the new terminal means that covered transhipment...
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Plan for Haven-Stad (Port City) at odds with interests of port

The City of Amsterdam’s plan to build 70,000 residential properties in and around the port is at odds with the interests of both the port and the businesses in the port, particularly during the transformation period. Port of Amsterdam has therefore...

Port of Amsterdam sponsors Uitmarkt cultural festival

Port of Amsterdam has entered into a three-year alliance with the Uitmarkt cultural festival.

The New Sea Lock - what's happening in August?

This month, the area behind the combi wall installed in the water of the Middenbinnentoeleidingskanaal - the inner approach channel to the Middle Lock will be filled with sand for the construction of diaphragm walls in this area. Two cofferdams will...
Overslag NZK havens stijgt eerste halfjaar 2017 met 7,3%

Transhipment of ports in the North Sea Canal Area increases by 7.3% in first half of 2017

De zeehavens in het Noordzeekanaalgebied, met de havens van Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk en Zaanstad hebben de overslag over het eerste halfjaar van 2017 zien stijgen met 7,3% tot 51,9 miljoen ton. De Amsterdamse haven is in de regio de grootste...

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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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