More crude oil and coal shipments in Q2, fewer from Russia
In Q2 2022, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo to and from Dutch seaports increased to nearly 152 million tonnes. This is 2.5 percent up on the same quarter last year.
Cargo throughput at Dutch seaports recovered in 2021
In 2021, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo shipments to and from Dutch seaports increased by 6.4 percent to 593 million tonnes.
Throughput in Dutch seaports at record level
In 2018, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo shipments to and from Dutch seaports reached a historic high of almost 605 million tonnes.
North Sea provides a quarter of a million full-time jobs
The activities by Dutch enterprises on and around the North Sea provide jobs, directly or indirectly, to almost a quarter of a million people.
Fewer sailing boats, more motorboats
There were 800 marinas with a total 138 thousand berths in the Netherlands at the end of 2006. Although the overall mooring capacity had hardly changed since 2000, the number of large marinas was one...