Westelijk Havengebied

Firefighting_in_Russia_in_December_2010
Sep 4 '17 08:38

Amsterdam's fire brigade was again deployed to a recycling company in the Westelijk Havengebied on Monday morning, because the smouldering remains of a fire on Sunday went up in flames again, Het Parool reports. 

The fire started in a 10 meter high mountain of waste at waste and recycling company Paro on Siciliëweg on Sunday. Paro employees tore the mountain apart with shovels, so that firefighters could get to the flames. 

Fire at waste management company Icova in Amsterdam's Westelijk Havengebied, 27 May 2017
May 29 '17 15:20

The police are investigating whether arson was involved in a large fire that started at waste disposal company Icova in Amsterdam's Westelijk Havengebied on Saturday, RTL Nieuws reports. 

The fire started around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and was still not completely extinguished by noon on Monday. The pontoon between Hemkade and Nieuwe Hemweg was unable to sail for several hours on Monday morning due to smoke. Nieuwe Hemweg itself was also closed for several hours.

Ambulance
Feb 8 '17 11:10

Emergency services responded en masse to the Westelijk Havengebied of Amsterdam's port on Tuesday night after a skipper on a barge went overboard. Fire brigade divers found him and brought him ashore, NOS reports.

The skipper went overboard around 9:00 p.m. and was found about 45 minutes later. He was rushed to the hospital. His condition is unknown. The water temperature in the port of Amsterdam was around 5 degrees last night. 

According to AT5, the accident happened at a company in the Amerikahaven. 

Peshawari_Roti,_Pakistan
Sep 11 '15 12:59

A man was arrested on Saturday after a raid on a roti company in the Westelijk Havengebied in Amsterdam revealed that he was exploiting undocumented Indian migrants.

PostNL shooting 1
Jun 15 '15 19:00

Police in Amsterdam arrested a 49-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a postal worker several months ago. The victim was struck several times as he was ending his PostNL shift at about 11 p.m. on February 17 on Australiëhavenweg in the city’s Westelijk Havengebied neighborhood.

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Feb 18 '15 10:29

A man was shot on Australiëweg in the Westelijk Havengebied of Amsterdam around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. The incident occurred not far from a postal sorting office. According to a police spokesperson, the victim was taken to the hospital, AD reports.

Sep 17 '14 11:53

Six employees of logistics company GLS had to be hospitalized when they became unwell after breathing in vapor emanating from a broken package Wednesday morning, AT5 reports.

Police Reports
Aug 13 '14 15:17

Another man has been arrested in connection with the execution of businessman Aytas Göraler earlier this year. Police arrested a 25-year old Amsterdam man on Tuesday in a Zwaag correctional facility, where he was being held for another crime.

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