Port of Amsterdam eyes ‘transition to sustainable society’ in new Strategic Plan

The Port of Amsterdam is seeking to become the “leading European Sea port” in the transition to a sustainable society following the approval of the port’s Strategic Plan. The City of Amsterdam approved the port’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025, setting out the port’s choices for the next four years. Port of Amsterdam is pursuing seven objectives […]

Amsterdam accelerates green innovation

Processing greater cargo levels while simultaneously cutting emissions is one of the biggest challenges ports and terminals face today. For many, this involves working closely with other ports, city authorities and stakeholders in the maritime supply chain to share information and develop new initiatives. It also entails ports utilising their place on regional and global […]

Port of Amsterdam unveils blue hydrogen plant plan

The Port of Amsterdam will accelerate its transition towards an environmentally friendly and sustainable economy by building a blue hydrogen plant. The Port said that it is working with the Port of Den Helder, Groningen Seaports to develop hydrogen-based operations as part of a project called Hydroports. In a statement it said it believes it is […]

Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Antwerp to set up single shore-power network

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced it will set up a single shore-based power system for inland shipping with the Port of Amsterdam, North Sea Port Netherlands, Drechtsteden, the Port of Antwerp and De Vlaamse Waterweg. According to a statement, the network will contribute to the user-friendliness of this facility, which is used to […]

Samskip boosts supply chain with Amsterdam-Duisberg network

Samskip and Nunner Logistics will launch direct rail services between the ports of Amsterdam and Duisberg to improve trade across northern Europe. In a statement, Samskip described it as a “far-reaching commitment” to shippers, using rail, road and waterborne transport services. It is due to launch on 20 August, 2020, the new service will connect […]