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New insights and perspectives can come from anywhere. Here we collect all sorts of short stories that contain a change of perspective, such as the latest innovations, inspiring interviews, news items and more.

IDVV

Moving containers from the road to the water

by Jacco de Kok
Impulse Dynamic Traffic Management Inland Waterways (IDVV) @ Rijkswaterstaat

Making better use of the Dutch inland waterways. That is the aim of the IDVV program (Impulse Dynamic Traffic Management Inland Waterways) in which the government, waterway managers, shippers, transport providers, ports, terminals and knowl...
Eiger Nordwand

More EU funding for LNG projects

by Richard Ferrer
Innovation & Networks Executive Agency (INEA) European Commission

The first ever LNG retrofitted inland waterway vessel was delivered to Danser Group in Rotterdam last month. The Eiger-Nordwand is now propelled by a dual-fuel drive system that can run on both LNG and diesel. The European Union provided a ...
wkmeloen

Rotterdam, World Champion in melons

by Tjeerd Hoekstra
Total Produce

Currently all eyes are on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup. But Total Produce in Rotterdam is watching the South-American country all year round. The distributor of fresh fruits and vegetables imports around 900 containers full of melons a yea...
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