The port of Antwerp has announced that it recorded “strong growth” for the seventh year in a row

The port of Antwerp has announced that it recorded “strong growth” for the seventh year in a row, with freight volume up 1.3 per cent to 238m tonnes. Growth was achieved despite “increasing tension in world trade”, with container freight in particular gaining market share – up from 27.5 per cent to 28.2 per cent. […]

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Rotterdam wants to halve CO2 emissions with the help of the port

Yesterday, Rotterdam signed its own climate agreement. After a year of negotiations, the municipality, companies and social organizations have together closed nearly fifty ‘climate deals’.  In recent years, emissions from Rotterdam have increased every year. The city wants this to be turned into a sharp decline within four years.  The emissions must be halved in […]

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The Port Authority aims to be a CO₂-neutral port by 2050

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, together with ‘Transport en Logistiek Nederland’ (TLN), has commissioned an exploratory study to gain better insight into the feasibility of making container transport by road more sustainable in the port area. The most important outcome is that the purchase of a battery-electric truck will be an attractive proposition by 2024. […]

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