For the second year in a row, industry in the port of Rotterdam has released less CO2 into the atmosphere. This becomes clear from new figures published by the Dutch Emissions Authority (NEA). The sector has cut its emissions by 13.6% (4.2 million tonnes) over the past two years.
BP, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), and the Port of Rotterdam have joined forces to explore the opportunity of making “green hydrogen” via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which has the potential for significant reductions in CO2 emissions.
During the night of 10 to 11 April, the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) agreed to extend Article 50 until no later than 31 October 2019.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority, Multimodal Coordination Foundation and Brabant Advice Centre (MCA Brabant) signed a partnership agreement. The objective of the partnership is to realise increased container transport via inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Brabant.