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  1. 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... lees meer »

  2. 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 lees meer »

  3. 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... lees meer »

  4. 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... lees meer »

  5. 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... lees meer »

  6. 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... lees meer »

  7. News item 06-03-2019
    The new sea lock - what's happening in March and April?

    In March and April, work will be carried out to the exterior facade of the Lock Operation Centre (SOC) (number 1 in the picture); various engineering works will be carried out to complete the lock gates; construction activities are still being carried out to heighten the walls of the inner lock... lees meer »

  8. Press release 22-02-2019
    Major Dutch maritime companies join Green Maritime Methanol project

    Shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports of Amsterdam and Rotterdam join forces to study methanol as a marine fuel. lees meer »

  9. Press release 19-02-2019
    Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

    TMA Logistics, CTU and VCL join forces to establish the North West Central Corridor. This cargo consolidation will result in a more reliable barge product, more sustainable transport and fewer handling delays at the terminals. The initiative is supported by the deep sea container terminals in... lees meer »

  10. Press release 31-01-2019
    2018: increase in ship calls while number of serious accidents remains virtually unchanged

    The port of Amsterdam welcomed a total of 41,424 barges and 7,525 sea-going vessels in 2018, including 180 sea cruise ships. The numbers for 2017 were 40,012 and 7,011, respectively. The number of recreational vessels passing through the IJmuiden sea locks was also up from 2017: from 9,207 to 10,... lees meer »