Port of Rotterdam annual iron ore and scrap throughput down 6% in 2011

Iron ore and scrap deliveries at one of Europe’s busiest ports fell in 2011, with steel output shutdowns in Europe in the second half of the year one of the main reasons, the Rotterdam port authority said.


Iron ore and scrap deliveries at one of Europe’s busiest ports fell in 2011, with steel output shutdowns in Europe in the second half of the year one of the main reasons, the Rotterdam port authority said.

Some 37.5 million tonnes of iron ore and scrap was...

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Daniel Gleeson

December 29, 2011

15:34 GMT