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Maritime Image of the Day: Photographer Danny Cornelissen

Small boat at bow of large cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, November 1, 2020 “Maritime photography is not just pushing a small button, it’s a passion and art.” – Danny Cornelissen HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day is one of those jaw-dropping shots that help put the size of the cargo vessels in our industry into perspective. Here is the shot again below in case the …

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Maersk sends its first train from Rotterdam to China

Cranes loading containers onto train

PortandTerminal.com, October 3, 2020 ROTTERDAM – The port of Rotterdam recently gained its first direct rail connection with China. On a rainy night in Rotterdam, last Friday Maersk despatched a 2,100-foot long freight train to the provincial capital of Xi’an in China – a distance of almost 8,000 km (4,800 miles) away. Xi’an is the eastern terminus of China’s New …

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APM Terminals to sell Rotterdam Terminal to Hutchison Ports

Loaded container ship docked at container terminal about to be unloaded by cranes

PortandTerminal.com, December 19, 2019 ROTTERDAM – APM Terminals and Hutchison Ports have signed a letter of intent for the takeover of APM Terminals Rotterdam, the older of APMT’s two Rotterdam container terminals The two companies have signed a letter of intent that will see ownership of APM Terminals’ Rotterdam transferred to Hutchison’s Netherlands subsidiary, ECT. APM Terminals has signed a …

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A massive ship carrying 18 other ships arrives in Rotterdam

PortandTerminal.com, August 12, 2019 ROTTERDAM – The semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam with a load of 18 prefabricated hulls for Damen, the Dutch shipbuilding yard. Black Marlin arrives with 18 hulls for Concordia Damen in Werkendam. Read more: https://t.co/kdnx6S1zaK #RotterdamMakeItHappen #blackmarlin pic.twitter.com/iUZuMMiOXX— Port of Rotterdam (@PortOfRotterdam) August 9, 2019 The hulls and …

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INNOVATION: Floating dairy farm at the Port of Rotterdam

PortandTerminal.com, July 1, 2019 A floating dairy farm has opened at the Port of Rotterdam, showing how food production can become less vulnerable to climate change ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – As countries around the world seek to meet the challenge of feeding growing populations in a sustainable way, a visionary Dutch company believes that it has found an innovative and sustainable …

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