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  1. News item 31-08-2018
    Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management installs two bubble barriers in the Noordersluis lock to prevent salinisation

    De droogte houdt aan ondanks de regenbuien van de afgelopen periode. Hierdoor is onder meer de waterstand van de Rijn historisch laag en moet Rijkswaterstaat extra maatregelen nemen om verdere verzilting in Nederland tegen te gaan. Voor het Noordzeekanaal is één van de maatregelen het plaatsen van... read more »

  2. News item 28-08-2018
    Amsterdam Your Superyacht Destination

    Based on the slogan ´Amsterdam Your Superyacht Destination´ (#AmsterdamYSYD), HISWA Holland Yachting Group and Port of Amsterdam are bringing the wide selection of berths in the Amsterdam city centre, combined with the outstanding refit and maintenance facilities in the port area, to the target... read more »

  3. News item 23-08-2018
    Superyachts choose Amsterdam

    HISWA Holland Yachting Group and Port of Amsterdam announced in May 2018 their ambition to put Amsterdam on the map as a top destination for superyachts. The last two months more than 10 superyachts have chosen Amsterdam as their destination. They include Reef Chief, Aviva, Avanti, Forever One and... read more »

  4. News item 20-08-2018
    The new sealock, what is happening in August?

    During this month, OpenIJ will continue working on the walls of the inner lock head (number 1 in the picture) and on the flood defence (number 2 in the picture). Near the outer lock head, OpenIJ is carrying out excavation work for the lock sill cofferdam (number 3 in the picture). read more »

  5. News item 07-08-2018
    CWT starts largest solar project in the Port of Amsterdam

    More than 41,000 solar panels will generate sustainable energy in the Port of Amsterdam for logistics services provider CWT. Spread across five locations, the panels will together form the largest solar project in Amsterdam. read more »

  6. Press release 02-08-2018
    Transhipment at Amsterdam seaport down 4.8% in first half of 2018

    Transhipment in the North Sea Canal Area at the seaports Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad declined to 49.4 million tonnes in the first half of 2018, a decrease of 5.1%. The Port of Amsterdam saw transhipment fall by 4.8% to 40.2 million tonnes. read more »

  7. News item 01-08-2018
    Maximum ESI discount doubled for ships with ESI certificates and LNG

    For some years now Port of Amsterdam has been giving discounts on port dues to vessels listed in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) that have attained an ESI score of 20 points or higher. As of 1 August, we will be increasing this incentive by adding another discount: Port of Amsterdam will be... read more »

  8. News item 26-07-2018
    Adjustment lock passage regime in IJmuiden

    Because of the ongoing period of drought, and on the advice of the National Water Coordination Committee, the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management has switched to the so called KWA scenario (‘Klimaatbestendige Wateraanvoer’). read more »

  9. News item 24-07-2018
    Sale by Simadan a strategic move

    Simadan has announced today that it has sold the companies in its group. Port of Amsterdam sees this acquisition as helping build a stronger future. The five companies owned by Simadan will be transferred to two parties, one Dutch and one English read more »

  10. News item 23-07-2018
    Area Manager for OpenIJ

    New Area Manager Marylène Reijntjes from OpenIJ introduces herself and explains what makes her job so special. read more »