Port of Rotterdam Authority
The aim of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port of Rotterdam’s competitive position as a logistics hub and world-class industrial complex. Not only in terms of size, but also quality. The core tasks of the Port Authority are to develop, manage and run the port in a sustainable way and to maintain a speedy and safe service for shipping.
Facts and figures for the Port Authority and the Port of Rotterdam:
- Port Authority: 1,200 employees, turnover approx. € 600 million.
- Port area: 12,500 ha port area (land & water, of which ca. 6,000 ha industrial sites, including Maasvlakte 2). The length of the port area is over 40 km.
- Direct employment: over 87,000 jobs. Goods throughput: approx. 450 million tonnes of goods a year.
- Shipping: approx. 32,000 ocean-going vessels and 100,000 inland vessels per annum.