Amsterdam eases freighter slot rules

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has temporarily lifted the Local Rule 2 (LR2) slot allocation procedures due to the global COVID-19 outbreak. It said that normally LR2 provides sufficient ad hoc capacity for full freighter airlines, in the current exceptional circumstance it works counter-productively. Under LR2, the number of slots available for reallocation is limited, but the temporary lifting of the rule frees up freight operations to offset the current decline in belly ... [+]

Samskip starts Hull-Amsterdam link

Samskip inaugurated its new three-times-a-week Amsterdam-Hull container on 21 March with the first call of the 340teu THEA II at the Dutch port’s Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT). Services depart Amsterdam on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. ACT is operated by TMA Logistics in which Hutchison Ports is a 50% shareholder. TMA has a ... [+]

Samskip to sail between Hull and Amsterdam

Samskip is to add a new three times a week service between Amsterdam and Hull from mid-March. It departs the Netherlands port on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, and will complement the operator’s  existing Rotterdam-Hull and Tilbury-Grangemouth routes.It follows the agreement between Samskip and TMA Logistics for vessel calls at the ... [+]

Tilbury wins Zeebrugge link

SCS Multiport is to add a twice-weekly call in Zeebrugge to its existing service between Amsterdam and Tilbury. It will cater for Far East transhipment and continental traffic. The new regular service, which begins on 3 August, follows a strategic agreement between the ports to offer Far East deep sea ... [+]

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