Tag: <span>Port of Rotterdam</span>

Robotic hull cleaning tech gets Dutch approval
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Robotic hull cleaning tech gets Dutch approval

Robotic hull cleaning system maker ECOsubsea has won acceptance by the Port of Rotterdam to offer its hull cleaning solution. The Dutch national regulatory body, Rijkswaterstaat, has given the Norwegian company the green light to start offering hull cleaning services to vessels at all Dutch Ports including Europe’s biggest port, the Port of Rotterdam. The...

Maersk confirms deal to produce IMO 2020 fuel
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Maersk confirms deal to produce IMO 2020 fuel

Maersk Oil Trading and Koole Terminals have announced the signing of an agreement to produce IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuel in Rotterdam. Production of 0.5 per cent sulphur marine fuel will take place at the Petrochemical Industrial Distillation (PID) unit, located at Koole’s Botlek site at the Port of Rotterdam. The toll distillation deal allows Maersk...

New hydrocracker unit opens in Rotterdam
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New hydrocracker unit opens in Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is celebrating the start-up of an advanced hydrocracker plant that combines proprietary process and catalyst technology to efficiently produce both high-quality base stocks and ultra-low sulphur diesel. The construction represents an investment of more than a billion euros and will help meet demand for high-quality base stocks for lubricants and ultra-low...

MoU to study feasibility of green hydrogen for BP refinery
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MoU to study feasibility of green hydrogen for BP refinery

BP, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to study the feasibility of making green hydrogen via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The refinery currently uses hydrogen made from hydrocarbons, to desulphurise products. Replacing this entirely with green hydrogen produced from...

CMA CGM vessel completes biofuel refuelling
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CMA CGM vessel completes biofuel refuelling

A CMA CGM vessel has successfully completed refuelling with sustainable marine biofuel oil, announces Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam. The 5,095 TEU container vessel, White Shark was refuelled with biofuel developed by GoodFuels while the vessel was berthed at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel had...

CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project
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CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project

IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam have announced a partnership to test and scale the use of sustainable marine biofuel oil. CMA CGM’s container vessel will commence bunkering on March 19, marking the start of the testing phase. The biofuel has been developed by GoodFuels. It...

Port of Rotterdam extends Green Award incentive to all tankers
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Port of Rotterdam extends Green Award incentive to all tankers

The first Green Award incentive provider, the Port of Rotterdam, has extended its incentive to reward liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and oil, product and chemical tankers of any size certified by the Green Award. The decision by the Port of Rotterdam means that these ship types holding the Green...

Netherlands launches Get Ready for Brexit campaign
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Netherlands launches Get Ready for Brexit campaign

The Port of Rotterdam and PortBase, the cooperating sector organisations in Dutch ports, have launched a campaign website to help exporters, importers and their logistics service providers transport cargo quickly to the United Kingdom after Brexit. The website, www.getreadyforbrexit.eu, focuses on informing and activating parties in the logistic chain, such as importers, exporters, carriers and...

Port of Rotterdam injects EUR 5m into carbon cutting scheme
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Port of Rotterdam injects EUR 5m into carbon cutting scheme

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has made five million euros available to help reduce CO2 emissions generated by the shipping sector. From January 21, 2019, interested parties can apply for funding via the Incentive Scheme Climate-Friendly Shipping. The initiative aims to promote projects and demonstrations that make use of low-carbon or zero-carbon fuels delivered in...

Port of Rotterdam integrates STM concept to optimise port calls
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Port of Rotterdam integrates STM concept to optimise port calls

Sea Traffic Management (STM), a concept that connects the maritime world by providing real-time information exchange, and the Port of Rotterdam have carried out electronic exchange of arrival times between ships and port. 300 ships in the STM Validation Project, a project which validates the STM concept, infrastructure, and services by showing the benefits in...