Continued growth in container handling in third quarter

The port of Rotterdam handled 112.4 million tonnes of freight during the third quarter of 2019. This means a total of 353.5 million tonnes has been transhipped up to the end of the third quarter. Compared with the previous year, this represents a 1% increase in cargo handling. Volume growth was mainly driven by containers, […]

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Rotterdam industry can achieve 20 to 25% of the total Dutch CO2 target

The industry in Rotterdam is working on a series of projects with which a total of 20 to 25% of the Dutch CO2 reduction target for 2030 can be achieved. Virtually all of the projects require the government to play an active role. ‘It’s precisely because so many transition projects are taking place in a […]

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Energy transition results in extensive plans for hydrogen

The final decision on whether to go ahead and build what will be ‘Europe’s largest green hydrogen plant’ will not be made until 2022. But there are plans… The Port of Rotterdam and its industry partners Nouryon and BP are already laying plans for how the facility could help to cut emissions and be used […]

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