The construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been recognised by the award of the prof. dr. ir. J.F. Agema prize, which is awarded every five years to an innovative marine engineering work that was designed or constructed by a Dutch party.
Over 200 new jobs in port of Rotterdam
As of today, Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) is open 24/7 for operations.
- 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.