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European Affairs

11 May 2021
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The European Affairs department represents the port of Rotterdam in Brussels where we actively promote the interests of the port authority with European stakeholders and policymakers (i.e. European Commission, European Parliament, the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU). Furthermore, we monitor European developments and legislation that could have an impact on the competitiveness and the business climate of the port and engage in discussions on relevant policy files.

In Brussels, the Port of Rotterdam is also represented by European Sea Ports Organisation ESPO.

Latest news

Rotterdam skyline
5 / 7 / 2022

Impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on the port of Rotterdam

CMA CGM Jacques Saade bunkering LNG
4 / 7 / 2022

Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes European Parliament’s position on ETS

Mark Dijk of the Port Authority shakes hands with the European Commissioner for Transport
2 / 6 / 2022

European Commissioner for Transport visits Port of Rotterdam

CMA CGM Jacques Saade bunkers LNG
24 / 3 / 2022

CE Delft report on the impact of the EU Emissions Trading System for shipping

LNG tanker at the LNG terminal
24 / 2 / 2022

15 percent of the transhipment in Rotterdam is Russia-related