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Rotterdam Launches Container Tracking Tool

The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) has launched ‘Boxinsider’, an innovative application that allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. In a statement, PoR described Boxinsider as “much more reliable” than current methods as well as being “much more user-friendly and efficient than collecting information” from […]

Rotterdam and North Sea Ports Completes Underwater Robot Tests

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and North Sea Port have announced the successful completion of tests of an underwater quay-inspecting robot. The Port of Rotterdam Authority, North Sea Port and the Municipality of Rotterdam, Planys Technologies completed four pilots during the 2019 PortXL start-ups and scale-ups programme. Discover the Port of Rotterdam’s unique maritime solutions […]

Smart Ports of the Future: A Digital Tomorrow

Ports, terminals and the vessels that carry the world’s goods are critical to the global economy, as is the wave of smart technologies that allow them to answer ever-growing consumer and trade demands. To meet current and future challenges, a handful of the world’s biggest hubs have invested heavily in smart and exponential technologies to […]

Rotterdam & Antwerp Call Upon EU To Focus On Ports

The Ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp have organized an event with EU policymakers to alert the new European Commission and the European Parliament to the economic importance of ports for European trade, transport and industry. The initiative, named ‘The Added Value of Ports’ took place in Brussels on 11 September. Speakers included Henrik Hololei (European […]

Rotterdam And Panama Canal Strike Deal For International Trade

The Panama Canal and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum-of-Understanding (MoU) to promote international trade between Europe and the West Coast of South America. According to a statement, the two parties will work closely to optimize operations while encouraging economic growth and the exchange of information. This will be particularly relevant o new […]

WATCH: Rotterdam Welcomes Record-Breaking MSC Gülsün

The MSC Gülsün, the biggest containership in the world, has arrived at the quay of the APMT 2 terminal in the Port of Rotterdam.  The vessel is 400 meters long and 61.55 m wide and has a capacity of 23,756 TEU. It is the first of eleven vessels that have 24 containers across the deck. […]

Top 5 Ports in Northern Europe

What are the five busiest ports in Northern Europe? In an exclusive insight PTI has looked at this question and followed on from its previous reflection on the five biggest ports in the Mediterranean and compiled a list of five mega port in Northern Europe. Ports of Rotterdam, the Netherlands The port of Rotterdam, The […]

Rotterdam’s Offshore Innovation

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has reached an agreement with wind energy specialists Sif Holding n.v. regarding the lease of 20 ha of the port site and a 200-meter stretch of the deep-sea quay at Maasvlakte. Discover the Port of Rotterdam’s unique maritime solutions by visiting its AIS portal According to a statement, Sif will […]

Rotterdam Launches New Digital Shipping Initiative

The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) has launched PortXchange, a new company designed to make its digital shipping app ‘Pronto’ available to ports around the world. According to a statement, the new company is set up to offer the ‘Pronto’ platform and application to ports around the world in the next few years. The establishment […]

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