There are several ways of doing this:
For more information about shortsea, surf to www.shortsea.nl. The search engines on this site offer an overview of all the shortsea services in Europe, sorted on country and/or port of destination (only details about scheduled services to and from Dutch ports). You will also find an overview of all the cargo brokers and ship brokers in the Netherlands and a system for requesting freight, which allows you to directly send your request for a tariff to the agents selected by you.
You can also consult Rotterdam Port Informaton for shipping companies and booking agents.
For more general information about shortsea shipping, consult the Connections section in the section Business.
You will find some excellent photographs of the port in our Photo Gallery.The port in picture section has some great wallpapers for you to download.
Go to the Career & Vacancies (only in Dutch) for all the information you need about working for the Port of Rotterdam Authority (Havenbedrijf N.V.) and an overview of available vacancies.
Within the Port of Rotterdam Authority, a special project organisation has been set up for the construction of Maasvlakte 2. All information relating to the Maasvlakte 2 and the work of the project organisation can be found on the website www.maasvlakte2.com
The top conference locations at the World Port Centre are hired via the Regus company. You can contact them at Regus.
Right in the heart of the port area, on the point at Rozenburg, the “Educatief Informatie Centrum (Educational Information Centre) Mainport Rotterdam” also has excellent conference facilities that can be hired. For more information: Tel. +31(0) 181 296 029 or www.eic-mainport.nl (only Dutch)
Only a limited number of companies allow passengers to sail on board of cargo ships. The websites www.cargoshipcruises.nl, www.safmarine.com and www.seatravel.nl will help you to find the right information.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority manages Rotterdam’s 10,500-hectare port and industrial area on behalf of the Municipality of Rotterdam.
For information about the handling of cargo and Rotterdam’s global position within the Hamburg-Le Havre range, please consult the Port Statistics.You can download the annual report (with key figures and the annual statement of accounts) of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
All available maps can be downloaded here.
You will find the Port of Rotterdam Authority address information and a route description in the “Contact” section.