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  1. News item 08-06-2015
    CJ Hendriks Group celebrates 175th anniversary

    2015 is the year of the jubilee of one of the oldest companies in the port of Amsterdam. CJ Hendriks was founded in 1840 and as a true family business it is now under the leadership of the fifth generation: Kees Jan Hendriks. read more »

  2. News item 23-04-2015
    Energy-efficient Costa Pacifica visits port of Amsterdam

    Port of Amsterdam actively stimulates sustainable cruise shipping as well and is therefore proud that the LED-equipped Costa Pacifica will once again pay Amsterdam a visit. read more »

  3. News item 18-06-2014
    Growth of the port and increasing the biodiversity go hand in hand

    The port grows. At the same time, the air quality is shown to comply with all standards. The biodiversity in the port is also growing as a result of the right planning measures. read more »

  4. News item 09-04-2014
    Port of Amsterdam provides bats with a sustainable habitat while tracts of land are being prepared for development

    A recent example of the Port’s efforts to maintain local biodiversity is the construction of summer habitats for the bats that live in and around the soon-to-be-developed sites near Afrikahaven and Amerikahaven. read more »

  5. News item 16-01-2014
    Niron Staal and Shipdock's successful 3-step sustainable energy strategy

    When it comes to sustainability, both Niron Staal and Shipdock choose to partner with all players in the maritime industry supply chain. Groen: ‘For example, we have signed a performance contract with a waste processing company for the recycling of our waste materials. They reuse our waste, which... read more »

  6. News item 05-12-2013
    National LNG community gathers in Amsterdam

    The quarterly meeting provides a platform for everyone who is involved in the development of LNG. More than 130 professionals from the business community, knowledge institutes and government agencies were on hand in the Passengers Terminal in Amsterdam to view the presentations on the latest news... read more »

  7. News item 21-10-2013
    North Sea Canal Ecological Connection Zone wins "Golden Loach"

    The 'North Sea Canal Ecological Connection Zone' has won the 2013 Golden Loach Award. This award is presented to a project that demonstrates exceptional dedication to the environment. The objective of the project is to ensure that fish can move freely through the North Sea Canal between the areas... read more »

  8. News item 12-09-2013
    Sustainable cruise ship produces animal feed on board

    The fact that the Costa Pacifica is the most sustainable cruise ship in the Costa fleet is another reason why this ship was given extra attention. A pilot project has been set up on board this ship that is designed to reduce and recycle waste flows. In order to be able to view this unique project... read more »

  9. News item 18-07-2013
    Port of Amsterdam shows ambitions at National LNG Platform

    During this conference Jos de Groot, Director Energy market Ministry of Economic Affairs, received a PwC-study on the increase of LNG use as fuels in logistics. Also, several parties presented their ambitions on LNG. Harbour master Janine van Oosten presented the ambitions of Port of Amsterdam:... read more »

  10. News item 10-07-2013
    Introduction of LNG as transport fuel will generate billions of euros and thousands of jobs

    One year after the start of the Green Deal, the new LNG chain is up and running. read more »

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