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 […]

Rotterdam enters into agreements with Indonesia for port development

During the visit of Dutch Prime Minister Rutte to Indonesia, the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed two important agreements for port construction. According to Port of Rotterdam’s press release of today, one is a joint venture agreement with the Indonesian state-owned port corporation Pelindo 1. The main purpose of this JV is to prepare the […]

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 […]