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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.

BOUDEWIJN SIEMONS AND VIVIENNE DE LEEUW TO SERVE AS THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM AUTHORITY

Boudewijn Siemons will be appointed interim CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority effective 15 July 2023, taking over from Allard Castelein. Vivienne de Leeuw will stay on as CFO.

Executive Board Rotterdam Port Authority
'If the port of Rotterdam is doing well, Europe's economy is doing well'
Ursula von der Leyen, President European Commission

Discover the port

FROM THE rotterdam SKYLINE TO THE MAASVLAKTE: welcome ABOARD

Students working with drones

Working and learning

Seal in the port

To do in the port

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

Allard Castelein spreekt op de WPCAP
Energy transition
30 / 5 / 2023

Port leaders extend Climate Action Program for greener shipping

Zero-emission ship from Future Proof Shipping
Energy transition
26 / 5 / 2023

Future Proof Shipping: first zero-emission hydrogen-powered inland container ship

Ministerie Infrastructuur en Branche Organisatie Zeehavens (BOZ) sluiten een intentieverklaring voor de aanleg van walstroom. Met tweede van links minister Mark Harbers en rechts daarnaast Boudewijn Siemons als voorzitter van de BOZ
Energy transition
24 / 5 / 2023

Ministry and sea ports move to expand shore power

MSC Loreto APM Terminal Maasvlakte  2
An accessible port
24 / 5 / 2023

Arrival of MSC Loreto, the world's largest container vessel

Boudewijn Siemons
24 / 5 / 2023

Boudewijn Siemons (interim CEO, and COO) and Vivienne de Leeuw (CFO) to serve as the Executive Board of the Port of Rotterdam Authority