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Cooperation between Port of Fujairah and Dutch Port companies

Port of Amsterdam, STC-Group Holding and Iskes Towage & Salvage signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Amsterdam with Port of Fujairah (PoF), one of the largest oil storage and bunkering hubs in the world. The agreement focuses on further...

Amsterdam Port Debate focuses on investment climate and energy transition

The NT Port Debate 2017, which will take place on Thursday morning, 2 November, in the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, will provide a platform this year for a real political debate on topics that matter to the Port!
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Unveiling of scale model of control building for new sea lock

A new phase was officially inaugurated on 9 October: the construction of the new control building for the new sea lock.

Port of Amsterdam opens international GreenPort Conference on Sustainability Day

Clean shipping, cruising and living environment, port-city integration, energy transition, sustainable innovation and room for the circular economy: these are just some of the issues to be addressed during the GreenPort international port conference...
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Construction of temporary Piarcoplein bus stops (on the side of the station)

Construction of temporary Piarcoplein bus stops from 16-10-2017 to 22-12-2017

New control building offers a perfect view of the new lock

Port businesses can look forward to a brand-new lock control building on which construction has just started. Port of Amsterdam's State Harbour Master Marleen van de Kerkhof and ZUS architect Kristian Koreman told us about the run-up to the...
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Construction of the lock gates and lock gate recesses is well underway

The construction of the IJmuiden New Sea Lock is well underway. The lock will have two lock gate recesses which are used to store the gates in open position. Rob Gordijn, OpenIJ's Area Manager, explained the various activities that are taking place...

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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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