Amsterdam port to be privatised

Jun 11, 2012 12:00 AM

The port of Amsterdam will be privatised in 2013, local councillor Freek Ossel said when he submitted his detailed plans to the council.
Ossel originally announced the privatisation last March with the intention it should go ahead in 2012, but the council wanted a series of questions answered. The answers are included in the report.

At the moment, the port is in the hands of the council but it will become a 'government company': an independent company with shares owned by the council. Initially Amsterdam council will be the sole owner, but it is possible it will sell shares to other councils in the region, the province of Noord-Holland, the state or other port companies.
Ossel says a privatised port will be better able to compete on the international market.

Market Research

The International Affairs Institute (IAI) and OCP Policy Center recently launched a new book: The Future of Natural Gas. Markets and Geopolitics.

Cover_242-width

The book is an in-depth analysis of some of the fastest moving gas markets, attempting to define the trends of a resource that will have a decisive role in shaping the global economy and modelling the geopolitical dynamics in the next decades.

Some of the top scholars in the energy sector have contributed to this volume such as Gonzalo Escribano, Director Energy and Climate Change Programme, Elcano Royal Institute, Madrid, Coby van der Linde, Director Clingendael International Energy Programme, The Hague and Houda Ben Jannet Allal, General Director Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Energie (OME), Paris.

For only €32.50 you have your own copy of The Future of Natural Gas. Markets and Geopolitics. Click here to order now!


 

Upcoming Conferences
« July 2018 »
July
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31

Register to announce Your Event

View All Events