Over 200 new jobs in port of Rotterdam
- The world's safest, first fully-automated, zero emissions container terminal hosts gathering of 500 dignitaries and guests;
- New standards of safety, productivity and sustainability set.
APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million (USD $6.23 million) contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world's first container terminal with zero emissions on site and off site. The contract term begins January 1st 2015.
The blog has reported in the past about the Malaysian Biotech hub, Bio-XCell, trying to attract several renewable chemical