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  1. News item 09-05-2019
    The new sea lock - what's happening in May and June?

    In May and June, OpenIJ will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head (number 1 in the picture). Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings (numbers 2 in the picture), on the connection between the lock gate chamber and the lock sill of the outer head... read more »

  2. Press release 06-05-2019
    2018 a record year for port of Amsterdam

    Havenbedrijf Amsterdam NV realised net profit* of EUR 68.5 million in 2018, which represents a 12.5% increase compared to 2017 (net profit of EUR 60.9 million). read more »

  3. News item 25-03-2019
    Berths for inland shipping in Afrikahaven now operational

    Several new berths have been added for inland shipping in the mouth of the Afrikahaven. The berths, which became operational last week, are specially designed for tankers carrying flammable materials (marked by a blue cone symbol). The addition of the new berths became necessary when the existing... read more »

  4. Press release 21-03-2019
    Global Petro Storage takes a first expansion step in Amsterdam in sustainable transport

    GPS and Port of Amsterdam entered an agreement to realize a railcar connection on the land located adjacent to the existing terminal. read more »

  5. News item 19-03-2019
    Rail freight transport vital to Amsterdam port companies

    The rail freight transport breakfast session took place on Wednesday, 6 March 2018. Port of Amsterdam organised this session for clients and stakeholders who have an interest in rail freight transport. This is because the accessibility of rail freight transport in the Amsterdam port area is not a... read more »

  6. News item 18-03-2019
    Port of Amsterdam at the World Bio Markets

    Come and meet us during World Bio Markets 2019 in Amsterdam, April 1-4 read more »

  7. News item 15-03-2019
    Traffic measures around ferry terminal IJmuiden in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    Brexit, preparations are underway for a temporary lorry parking location. A plan is also being drawn up to ensure that traffic flows smoothly. The measures are intended to minimise delays caused by additional customs formalities at the ferry terminal and to secure the transit of goods to and from... read more »

  8. News item 11-03-2019
    ICL Fertilizers opens new installation for phosphate recycling

    ICL Fertilizers opened a new installation during an event on 7 March that will allow the company to use phosphorus waste as a source for the large-scale production of phosphate fertilizers. This will help ICL, which is based on the Fosfaatweg (in Dutch meaning Phosphate Road, which is not entirely... read more »

  9. News item 11-03-2019
    Strong example of sea lock technology: concrete reinforcement

    The new sea lock has to withstand enormous forces. To achieve this, hundreds of thousands of steel concrete reinforcement bars are installed. Gerrit van Hak, Project Manager with concrete reinforcement company Van Noordenne Wapeningsstaal, explained how this important process works. “We made three... read more »

  10. News item 11-03-2019
    Innovations in SHIP: mooring jetty, Technolab workshops, and exhibition

    Innovations have been introduced in SHIP over the past few months. Shipping company Jumelet has been granted a permit to use the mooring jetty near SHIP and will soon start a regular service from IJmuiden to SHIP and vice versa. Furthermore, Technolab, especially intended for young learners in... read more »

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