thyssenkrupp Steel Europe invests in Port of Rotterdam to support DRI plant

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is investing ‘tens of millions of euros’ in new crane infrastructure at the Port of Rotterdam.

It will be installed at Ertsoverslagbedrijf Europoort C.V. (EECV), a new unloading installation handling fuels and resources for a new DRI steel plant running on hydrogen, according to a statement.

The new unloader, which will significantly improve efficiency, environmental friendliness and safety, is expected to handle up to 2,600 metric tonnes of iron ore per hour once it comes on stream by the end of 2025.

It underlines thyssenkrupp Steel’s commitment to a modern infrastructure in the Port of Rotterdam, and sustainable supplies to thyssenkrupp Steel and Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann (HKM) in Duisburg.

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