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Welcome to the port of Rotterdam

28 June 2021
How can we help you?

Ahoy there, nice to meet you! We manage, operate and support the continuous development of the largest port in Europe. Whether you are a skipper, a shipper/carrier looking to transport, store or transship cargo, or an entrepreneur thinking of basing your business here or if you just want to have fun, you have come to the right place at the port of Rotterdam!

We are committed to increasing port efficiency and improving trade flows based on the strategic pillars of sustainability, digitisation and innovation. We want to create a ‘cleaner and greener’ port and contribute to a healthier living environment for everyone, both now and in the future. Needless to say, we never lose sight of our core task: keeping shipping running smoothly and safely.

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Discover the port

FROM THE rotterdam SKYLINE TO THE MAASVLAKTE: welcome ABOARD

Woman with tablet in the harbour

Working and learning

Seal in the port

To do in the port

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Our port is evolving all the time

See, hear and read about all our activities.

Smart port

Continuously looking for ways of making the port smarter, more efficient and more sustainable.

Sustainable port

We are committed to ensuring that the port and its surrounding areas are safe, healthy and appealing.

Safe port

Safety is the number one priority in our port.

Accessible port

The Port Authority and its partners work together to ensure the port remains accessible.

Latest news

RPA 10 oversees LNG bunkering
Safe port
19 / 1 / 2022

Nautical annual figures 2021, safe year; pandemic no impact on continuity

Maasvlakte 2
Energy transition
18 / 1 / 2022

‘We want greener logistics in European ports’

Railshuttle MMR Intermodal Services
An accessible port
14 / 1 / 2022

Rail shuttles to Kehl/Strasbourg increased to seven

Artist impression of the Holland Hydrogen 1
Energy transition
14 / 1 / 2022

Shell signs contract with thyssenkrupp for green hydrogen plant

Rotterdam seen from the Nhow hotel terrace
Energy transition
5 / 1 / 2022

World Hydrogen 2022 Summit & Exhibition: Bringing Hydrogen to the World

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'Our port is an important building block for employment and prosperity for the Rotterdam region, the Netherlands and far beyond'
Allard Castelein, CEO, Port of Rotterdam Authority