Find. Compare. Connect.

Navigate gives a complete overview of the most efficient routes via Rotterdam by deepsea, shortsea, rail or barge. Not only will Navigate show the best transport route, it will also tell you the transit time and list the logistics companies you could partner up with. In addition, an empty depot planner has been built in to reposition your empty containers. Navigate has been specifically designed for companies who want to use container transportation in smarter ways for their supply chain.

Navigate is a beta website. We have created this beta site so that we can learn how and where we can make improvements. We would be delighted if you could give us your feedback via the help us improve button in Navigate.


Navigate includes shortsea and deepsea schedules from 550 ports worldwide and all rail and barge connections between Rotterdam and more than 150 European inland terminals. This makes Navigate the most complete route planner of its kind.


More transparancy in the supply chain:
one tool to compare companies and routes.

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Navigate also includes a business directory with about 1,650 companies that are active in and around the port of Rotterdam. Get in touch with potential business partners, from forwarding agents to cold storage firms.

Connect Navigate

Empty depot tool

Limit unnecessary and expensive transport of empty containers:
This tool shows where in the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland companies can drop off or collect empty containers.

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Go to Navigate and find out these 5 advantages:

  1. The smartest way to find transport routes via Rotterdam
  2. Find and compare empty depots in Europe to reposition your empty containers
  3. Connect with companies in and around the Port of Rotterdam
  4. Only a few mouse clicks to access further information or request a price quote
  5. Easy to use
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Would you like more information? Do you have questions? Do you have a great idea about how to improve Navigate? We love te hear from you!

Gaitrie Ghoerai
Gaitrie Ghoerai
Data Management Navigate
Chantal Gouka
Business Lead
Ellen Naaijkens
Sr. Business Manager Shippers & Forwarders
+31 (0)6 3038 7320
Alexander Philipsen
Business Manager Shortsea
+31 (0)6 1021 0164

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