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FEATURE: EUROPE'S LARGEST PORT KEEPS GROWING Total agribulk throughput in the Hamburg - Le Havre range, 2013 Hamburg Bremerhaven Wilhelmshaven Amsterdam Rotterdam 8.0 0.7 0.0 8.4 U.K., Scandinavia and the Baltic. "Secondly, three major unique selling tinued. "Optionality: the wide choice of competing stevedoring companies and logistic service providers in the port guarantees a high service level against attractive 10.3 Zeeland Seaport Antwerp Ghent Zeebrugge Dunkirk Le Havre 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.1 1.6 0.0 Unit: Gross weight x million tonnes Source: Port Authorities Authority). Together with this new jetty, EBS will be able to accommodate two deep sea vessels with a draught of up to 16 meters. DEPTH, LOCATION estuary of the rivers Rhine and Maas. Barges are utilized for reliable and costeffective movement of larger volumes to and from, among other places, Belgium, Germany, France, Central Europe and, of course, the Netherlands itself. The port is the start and end of the Betuweroute, a160-kilometer dedicated are possible for different clients, like shipto-ship transfer, open or covered storage in sheds or silos. We also offer intermodal services for transport by barge, truck or rail or a combination of them. And last but not least, the unrivalled economies of scale in both handling and storage of (agricultural) commodities." lishment as the largest port in Europe is its location at the gateway to Northwest Europe. Additionally, the port is a deep water port without nautical limitations. "First of all, the location of the Incoming and outgoing dry bulk goods, grouped by origin and destination, 2012 We have a central position versus the large industrial and population areas in Northwest Europe, something that neighboring ports could also claim, but on top of that Rotterdam is a deep water any nautical constraints,"du Mez said. "And as the port is based at the estuary of the river Rhine, it makes Rotterdam Agribulk Incoming 2,100 0 2,100 Argentina 1,400 0 1,400 United States of America 700 0 700 Romania 700 0 700 Ukraine 500 0 500 Other countries 1,606 1,044 2,650 Total 7,006 1,044 8,050 Unit: Gross weight x 1,000 tonnes Source: Port of Rotterdam based on CBS figures freight railway between Rotterdam and Germany, with a direct connection to the situated for ship-to-ship transhipment. The open connection with the North Sea forms the basis for short turnaround Deep history The Port of Rotterdam traces its history back to the 14th century when docks were built along the Nieuwe Maas River. Over time, the ports' leaders dug, dredged and built connections between the Port of Rotterdam and the North Sea. Today, the Port of Rotterdam consists of five distinct port areas and three distribution parks. The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port by throughput in Europe and among the largest ports in the world. Total throughput for 2013 (most recent year full data is available) was 440,464,000 tonnes and total Agribulk throughput - feedstuffs, oilseeds and grains - for 2013 was 10,318,000 tonnes, an increase of 28.2% from 8,050,000 tonnes in 2012. The Port Authority of the Port of Rotterdam has 1,100 employees, and its annual turnover is approximately €600 million. 44 Total Brazil economy - Germany." rail transport has been key to its success. The port is ideally situated on the Outgoing AGRIBULK OFFERINGS many options for handling grains, soy and feed. Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has a crushing plant with a dedicated terminal, and independent stevedoring companies like EBS, ZHD and Marcor are present and have modern facilities. Transfers can be either shipto-shore or ship-to-ship. The port offers 300,000 meters cubed age capacity whenever necessary. Agribulk imports account for a high- the nearly10.3 million tonnes of agribulk throughput, 8.8 million tonnes February 2015 / World Grain /

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World Grain - February 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - Easing embargo on Cuba a world gain
Calendar of Events
119th Annual IAOM Conference and Expo
News Review - NIBULON reports record grain, oil crop exports
Nidera building silo on Danube in Romania
Algeria’s cereal imports increase by $3.5 billion
ADM strengthens Unilever relationship
Cargill’s net earnings up 41%
Grain, biofuel shipments surge at Port of Prince Rupert
CHS reports 56% increase in first-quarter earnings
KSU names Grain Science and Industry Department head
Port of Paranaguá sets record for grain handling
Bullish economics may force grain prices lower
IGC forecasts world wheat production at 701 million tonnes
Carr’s Milling profit up on strong performance
Bay State Milling expanding in Arizona
AGRANA earnings drop 25%
Canada introduces act to modernize grain industry
Grain Market Review - Rice
Country Focus - Syria
Feature - Ethiopia Striving for Grain Surpluses
Feature - CWB Taken off Life Support
CWB's Asset List
Feature - Europe's Largest Port Keeps Growing
Deep History
Feature - Grain Experts Analyze Black Sea
Feature - Investment analysts guarded about 2015
Feature - Another year of advances
Rice Quarterly - Milling Properties of Commingled Rice
Vietnam’s outlook for rice exports mediocre for 2015
Myanmar’s rice exports to China surge
African countries focus on boosting rice production
Thai rice exports to dominate
Feature - U.K. Milling Industry checking for soy in flour
Feed Operations - Upgrade ideas for your feed mill
Feature - Comparing Major Soybean Exporters
Feature - The importance of Landscaping
Feature - Global feed tonnage increases
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - February 2015