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(īmoi`dən), city (1991 est. pop. 58,000), North Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is part of the municipality of VelsenVelsen
, city (1994 pop. 63,617), North Holland prov., W Netherlands, near the mouth of the North Sea Canal. It includes the port of IJmuiden. Paper is a major manufacture, and agriculture (dairying, cattle, fruit, vegetables, flowers) is important.
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. The city is a seaport, fishing, and industrial center at the end of the North Sea Canal.
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a city and port in The Netherlands, in the province of North Holland; situated on the North Sea. IJmuiden is the outer port of Amsterdam, with which it is connected by the North Sea (Amsterdam) Canal. It is part of the Amsterdam conurbation. IJmuiden is a center for ferrous metallurgy and has enterprises of the chemical and cement industries.

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It is spending EUR800mn in increasing liquid steel-making capacity at Ijmuiden by 500,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) to 7.7mn tonnes per annum (mntpa) by 2015-16 while reducing jobs by 1,000.
The DFDS Princess Seaways boat set off on the 320-mile journey from North Shields, North Tyneside to the port of IJmuiden on Friday.
A NEW rail service linking Tata Steel's operations in Holland to South Wales has been launched DB Schenker Rail has set up a shuttle service connecting the company's steelworks in IJmuiden, the Netherlands, with the works in Llanwern, Newport, and Trostre, Llanelli.
The Kloosterboer network provides customers links to destinations spanning the globe from Asia and Europe to North America via its port facilities in Busan, South Korea; Ijmuiden, Holland; and Bayside, New Brunswick, Canada.
"It is due to be back in service and will leave Newcastle for Ijmuiden on Monday, March 3, at its normal departure time of 17:30.
Commercial director of the Corus Colors business unit based at the works since February 2002, Mr Wilks has been appointed general manager responsible for the company's strip steel coating operations on Deeside and paint coating operation at Ijmuiden in Holland.
Bayer Polymers, Pittsburgh (800) 662-2927, FT Direct 468PT Corus Research Development & Technology, Ijmuiden, Netherlands
They hope other boat owners may have seen the ill-fated Tuila as she started her journey from Ijmuiden to Suffolk.
We've teamed up with DFDS Seaways to give you the chance to enjoy a two-night cruisebreak to Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) from only pounds 34.50 per person