Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

15

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV   (Port of Rotterdam)

    EU Transparency Register

    930637620172-95 First registered on 05 Jan 2016

    Goals / Remit

    The objective of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port of Rotterdam’s competitive position as a logistics hub and a world-class industrial complex. The Port of Rotterdam Authority manages, operates and develops the port and industrial area of Rotterdam. Not only in terms of size, but also in terms of quality. The Port Authority is responsible for maintaining the safe and smooth handling of all shipping. We invest in the development of the existing port area, in new port sites, public infrastructure and in handling shipping.

    Main EU files targeted

    - TEN-T / Connecting Europe Facility transport - Rail freight transport - Maritime transport - EU ETS - Port Reception Facilities - Reporting Formalities Directive - Energy Union - Renewable energy directive - Combined transport directive - Circular Economy Package - Fit for 55 proposals: AFIR, FuelEU Maritime, Energy Taxation Directive, ETS. Drone Strategy, Ambient Air Quality Directive, Nature Restoration, REPowerEU: Permitting procedures (RED IV), EU Carbon Border Adjustment (CBAM), integrated water management, Maritime Safety Framework

    Address

    Head Office
    Wilhelminakade 909
    Rotterdam 3002 AP - 6622
    NETHERLANDS
    EU Office
    Wilhelminakade 909
    Rotterdam 3002 AP - 6622
    NETHERLANDS

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Kirsten Zondervan 25 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Kirsten Zondervan 04 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2020
    Mr Mark DRIESSEN 05 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Mr Xander Japin 25 Apr 2017 08 Apr 2018
    Ms Kirsten Zondervan 25 Apr 2017 07 Apr 2018
    Mr Mark Dijk 30 Mar 2016 25 Mar 2017
    Mr Xander Japin 30 Mar 2016 25 Mar 2017

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    - European Sea Ports Organisation (www.espo.be)
    - European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Rhine-Alpine (http://egtc-rhine-alpine.eu/)
    - European Logistics Platform (http://www.european-logistics-platform.eu)
    - Hydrogen Europe (https://hydrogeneurope.eu/)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant CEF 8,690,000€
    Grant CEF 3,550,000€
    Grant CEF 1,300,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant CEF 106,000€
    Grant CEF 425,225€
    Grant CEF 4,344,000€
    Grant CEF 4,852,213€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    dr2 consultants 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    dr2 consultants
    publyon

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    -Rotterdam and EU hinterland connection: Theemsweg railway section superstructure + Calandbrug
    -Study for the removal of the railway bottleneck to the Maasvlakte II railway terminals in the Port of Rotterdam (construction of a new railway yard Maasvlakte Zuid)
    -four studies in preparation for Onshore Power Supply systems

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)#E02869#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2869 #Not a member #C#Industry, Employees/workers#Sustainable Alternative Power for Shipping- Mid- to Long-Term Solutions for Maritime GHG Emissions Reductions#European Ports Forum#E03542#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3542 #Not a member #C#Industry#Sustainable Ports sub-group#Digital Transport and Logistics Forum#E03280#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3280 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    SEARICA

    Communication activities

    11 september 2019: 'The Added Value of Ports' in Brussels
    23 january 2020: New Year’s reception Dutch Seaports Association

    Other activities

    Port of Rotterdam is actively involved in the corridorfora and workinggroups of ports and waterway managers of the Rhine-Alpine, North Sea-Mediterranean and North Sea-Baltic corridors

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    15 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 11 May 2023 Location Rotterdam
      Subject Energy transition in European ports
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 10 May 2022 Location Rotterdam, the Netherlands
      Subject boat trip and official presentation of the port’s hydrogen ambitions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 26 Apr 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject REPower EU, Gas package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 May 2021 Location Online
      Subject "Hydrogen coffee" meeting on transporting hydrogen by sea, including the role of ports play within the hydrogen ecosystem and the international trade of Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Mar 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Introductory meeting to present the port of Rotterdam
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Rachel Smit (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Nov 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Videoconference on Readiness for the end of the transition period (Brexit)
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General)
    • Date 04 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject The European Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on the European Green Deal, smart sector integration and industry decarbonisation, hydrogen
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Helena Hinto (Cabinet member)
      • Kitti Nyitrai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy transition and the energy intensive industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jun 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject clean energy transition
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Oct 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy policy
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Mr Castelein, CEO of Port of Rotterdam
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2016 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject TEN-T
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Desiree Oen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital single market
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Bernardus Smulders (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Port Regulation
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
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