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  1. News item 31-03-2020
    'Lay by's' wait for better times in the port of Amsterdam

    Mid-March we decided, together with the Amsterdam-Amstelland Safety region, that river and sea cruise ships are no longer welcome in the port until further notice. The reason for keeping cruise ships out of the port is to minimize the risk of further contamination of the coronavirus. The cruise... lees meer »

  2. News item 11-12-2019
    2020-2024 River cruise strategy

    Amsterdam is gaining in popularity among river cruise passengers, which means that demand is rising as every year goes by. But the number of berths is going down. How can we keep everyone happy? That was the central question for defining our strategy for 2020-2024. The answer? We do our best, but... lees meer »

  3. News item 13-11-2018
    PTA Director René Kouwenberg receives award

    René Kouwenberg (63) has been presented with the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal in connection with the announcement of his retirement as Director of Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA). Kouwenberg will retire on 1 January 2019. lees meer »

  4. News item 13-11-2018
    Dick de Graaff appointed new Director of PTA

    Dick de Graaff, MA (48) has been appointed the new Director of Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA) effective 1 January 2019. He is succeeding René Kouwenberg who will retire on the same date. lees meer »

  5. News item 18-04-2018
    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 lees meer »

  6. News item 18-12-2017
    River cruise generates revenue of more than EUR 200 million and 1,690 jobs for ACP region

    In 2017, the river cruise business generated over half a million passenger visits for the ACP region. lees meer »

  7. Press release 11-09-2017
    Single service desk for commercial vessels and river cruise ships in Amsterdam-Zaanstad area

    Port of Amsterdam and Municipality of Zaanstad expand their partnership lees meer »

  8. News item 27-07-2017
    Temporary mooring facility for charter sailboats on De Ruijterkade

    Charter sailboats calling on Amsterdam with the purpose of letting their passengers embark and disembark or stay overnight as part of a boat trip or cruise will have access to interior Wharf 14 located on De Ruijterkade for the next four months, subject to certain regulations. lees meer »

  9. News item 21-06-2017
    ILT, police and Ports to inspect tugboats and towboats in ports

    The Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT), Port of Amsterdam, Port of Rotterdam and the Rotterdam Seaport Police will be performing inspections of tugboats and towboats in the ports over the next two months. lees meer »

  10. Press release 10-02-2017
    Parcompare raises funding for international expansion of its mobility

    Mainport Innovation Fund II (KLM, Schiphol Group, Delft University of Technology, Port of Amsterdam, NS Dutch Railways) invests in Parcompare, a platform that aids a seamless travel experience by connecting mobility solutions such as parking, taxi and publictransport to busy destinations around... lees meer »