Swedish cargo ship AMSTERDAM of 1903 built by Lindbergs Varv, Stockholm for Svea. 1952 sold to Valentino Schiano di Zenise, Naples, Italy renamed TONY, 1955 sold to Antonio Colandrea, Naples, 1958 converted into a motorship, 21st December 1979 wrecked in storm, 1980 scrapped. GRT 1,949.
This is an open dock system situated about 30 miles from the sea, and connected to it by means of a ship canal.So says the caption to this picture. I thought that had to be Manchester, but could not get Google to find me an aerial photograph that did overlap this in any significant degree...
Dutch Wijsmuller tug AMSTERDAM upon her return from the U.K. after 5 years of war service.
Year built: 1938
Classification Register: Bureau Veritas (BV)
Nat. Official Number: 430 Z HAARL 1938
Masts: Two masts
The ship was built by Earle's Shipbuilding, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway and launched on 24 January 1894 by Mrs. Van Hasselt, wife of one of the Directors of the Holland Railway. Many members of Amsterdam Town Council were present at the launch, which showed the importance of this new...
The Port of Amsterdam will soon get a new factory that will be able to convert unrecyclable plastic into fuel for ships.
The processing of plastic waste is expected to cut CO₂ emissions by 57,000 tons per year, compared to today’s manner of waste management.
Bin2Barrel, a Dutch company...
Year built: 1921
Classification Register: Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)
Category: Passenger-/cargo vessel
Type: General Cargo
Type Deck: Shelterdeck open
Material Hull: Steel
Shipbuilder: Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow...
Great atmospheric photo of the (un)loading activities in the port of Amsterdam, in this case the Oostelijke Handelskade. The vessel PRINSES JULIANA of 1910, owned by Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland, is just part of the scenery.
1960 completed by C. van der Giessen, Krimpen
for Rederij N.V. Amsterdam (later Holland Bulk Transport N.V.)
12.089GRT, 13.819tdw, 5.400bhp 2SA 6Cy. Werkspoor/Sulzer, 13kn
1973 lib. GREENVILLE
1982 saud. AL FADH
1985 broken up Alang
1960 completed by Scheepsw. "De Biesbosch", Dordrecht
for Rederij N.V. "Amsterdam" (later Holland Bulk Transport N.V.)
10.980GRT, 12.449tdw, 5.600bhp 8Cy. 2SA Werkspoor/Sulzer, 13kn
Sister ships: AMSTELSLUIS (1957), AMSTELMOLEN (1959) and many similar vessels...