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Let’s make a bigger cake!

The Rotterdam container port is growing. Since 2008, container throughput in the port of Rotterdam has increased by 14 percent, significantly more than in the surrounding ports. Last year alone the throughput grew by 5.8% and in the first months of this year that strong growth continued. The opening...

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Power of the wind

by Luc Schürmann
Investment Engineering BV

This picture shows the construction of eight wind turbines next to the Hartel canal in the Port of Rotterdam. What this picture doesn’t show is…
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Special container for the offshore industry

by Allard Langenhuijsen
CARU Containers

When you think of a container, you won’t directly expect it to supply the offshore industry. Nevertheless it happens on a regular basis, but it requires challenging engineering. Because of their different way of handling containers, the off...
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