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  1. Press release 14-04-2017
    North Sea Canal Area Liveability Survey

    The North Sea Canal Area Management Platform commissioned a large-scale liveability survey in the North Sea Canal Area that was carried out in the summer of 2016. The results of this survey have now been announced. read more »

  2. News item 23-12-2016
    A new step towards cleaner air in North Holland

    A new step towards cleaner air in North Holland: A ban on degassing of benzene and of cargo containing benzene during sailing will apply in North Holland with effect from 1 March 2017. read more »

  3. Press release 16-11-2016
    Port of Amsterdam's approach to noise pollution is unique and has been rewarded

    Port of Amsterdam's approach to noise pollution is unique and has been rewarded read more »

  4. Press release 16-11-2016
    Port of Amsterdam’s approach to noise pollution is unique and has been rewarded 

    Port of Amsterdam won the Golden Decibel Award of the Stichting Geluidshinder (Dutch Noise Abatement Foundation).  read more »

  5. Press release 24-11-2015
    Port of Amsterdam launches campaign to reduce noise pollution

    No more beeps of vehicles in reverse like shovels, cranes, lorries and fork-lift in the Amsterdam port area. As part of a new noise reduction campaign launched by Port of Amsterdam under the name ‘HoorbaarMinder’ (“Hear the Difference”), the Port will be replacing the beeping noises produced by... read more »

  6. Press release 01-10-2015
    Electronic noses detect divergent odours

    Above specific limit values, the eNose transmits a signal to the central control room of the North Sea Canal Area Environment Agency. The source of the odour can be traced via a network of sensors. The North Sea Canal Area Environment Agency monitors the data, then links the eNose data to... read more »

  7. News item 24-06-2015
    Innovative e-noses in the port of Amsterdam

    The aim is to place 43 e-noses in and around Westpoort in early September 2015. An e-nose is a compact measuring instrument equipped with four sensors that detect changes in the air’s composition. read more »

  8. 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 »

  9. 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 »

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