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Half of unloaded containers carried by container giants
On container shipments arriving in the Port of Rotterdam.
More road and maritime transport in 2018
In 2018, 1.71 billion tonnes of goods were transported to, from and within the Netherlands. This represents a year-on-year increase of 1.2 percent, entirely due to more freight traffic by road (1.6...
Dutch-made yachts sell well
Turnover in the yacht building industry has increased considerably in the period 1997-2007.
More inbound fruit shipments in first half of 2020
In the first six months of 2020, reefer cargo shipments were 2.8 percent up in volume relative to one year previously.
Container transport up, surge in transhipment
Transhipment, onward transportation of unloaded containers to other seaports outside Holland, increased by nearly 30%
Sustained decline coal transhipment at Dutch seaports
Coal supply to Dutch seaports dropped by nearly 7 percent to 50 million tonnes in 2017.
Oil tankers dominate short sea shipping
Dutch ports handled a total of nearly 570 million tons of goods in 2014. Nearly half (48 percent) was carried by coastal shipping also referred to as short sea shipping. The rest of the goods were...
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.
Port throughput slumped in first half of 2020
In the first six months of 2020, the volume of transhipments at Dutch seaports declined by nearly 10 percent relative to the same period last year.
China dominates container transport to Port of Rotterdam
According to Statistics Netherlands nearly a quarter of all goods unloaded in the Port of Rotterdam originate from China. The number of containers coming from china had increased by 9 percent in 2014.
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.
Recession pushes down sea shipping rates
Prices in Dutch sea shipping were 15.5 percent lower in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter. Shipping companies have substantially reduced rates for container transport...
Seaport throughput down by over 8 percent in 2020
In 2020, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo shipments to and from Dutch seaports declined to nearly 558 million tonnes.
Dutch sea shipping rates further up
In the first quarter of 2010, sea shipping rates were 12 percent higher than In the previous quarter.
more goods entering seaports, larger ships
The volume of goods arriving in Dutch seaports rose by 24 percent between 2000 and 2013. Last year, 388 million tonnes of goods arrived by sea, mostly bulk and container goods. The number of ships...
CO2 emissions slightly higher as production grows
The CO2 emissions by the Dutch economy were up by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014 on the same quarter of 2013. When corrected for differences in the weather CO2 emissions were 1.0 percent...
Traffic sector invests substantially more in environmental measures
Some 653 million euro was invested in the traffic sector to protect the environment in the Netherlands in 2007. This is 60 percent more than in 2005.
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.
Transport of goods in the Netherlands hits new record
The volume of goods transported in the Netherlands reached a new record last year.
Nearly 1 percent turnover growth for transport sector
In the fourth quarter of 2013, turnover generated by the transport sector rose by nearly 1 percent relative to one year previously. Total annual turnover over 2013 also grew by nearly 1 percent to...
Container transport increasingly important
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that container transhipment in Dutch sea ports has risen by 9 percent in 2014.
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.