Tag: Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam’s RAMLAB drives 3D-printing of ship parts

RAMLAB Autodesk 3D propeller

The Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Fieldlab (RAMLAB) and its software partner Autodesk have successfully produced the first 3D-printed pilot component for the maritime industry, informs Autodesk. A ship’s propeller was made using a hybrid manufacturing process combining wire and arc additive manufacturing, with the help of industrial robotic arms, with subtractive machining and grinding […]

Rail service China-Rotterdam launched

The first rail shuttle between China and the Netherlands is a fact, states press release of the Port of Rotterdam. The Chengdu-Tilburg-Rotterdam-Express crosses Kazakhstan and Moscow and reaches its destination ‘door-to-door’ in 15 days. The service is arranged by the Chinese rail operator CDiRS and its Dutch partner, RailPortbrabant, part of the GVT Group. The […]