The LNG bunkering vessel Gas Agility arrive at Holland Amerikakade near Cruiseport Rotterdam. It has moored there for its christening ceremony.
Port of Rotterdam
In the near future, the Netherlands will no longer allow ships to remove vapours from their holds – known as degassing – while in transit.
Last week, a small delegation of officials from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled to Beirut together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
Gas Agility has arrived in Rotterdam’s anchorage. But for the moment, the vessel has not yet notified the Harbour Master of an upcoming call. According to its owner MOL, the 135.5-metre-long ship ranks as ‘the world’s largest LNG bunkering vessel’.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is the first port to join the Hydrogen Council, a global coalition of companies that seek to stimulate the use of hydrogen for energy transition.
This week, various parties in Rotterdam will be launching a new pilot project, in which containers are handled and released without a PIN code: a widely used verification method in this transport segment.
The HMM Algeciras entered Rotterdam’s Amaliahaven on its maiden voyage to transfer containers at the terminal of Rotterdam World Gateway.
The vessel will be mooring at Rotterdam World Gateway in Amaliahaven to transfer containers. Algeciras is the most recent vessel to hold the title of world’s largest container ship.
On May 22, the port of Rotterdam was able to celebrate a Dutch premier: the aerial delivery by drone of a parts consignment to Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the biggest vessel in the world.