As the largest dry bulk port in Europe, the port of Rotterdam has all the facilities required for the storage and transhipment of dry bulk cargo. Due to its ideal location and its unparalleled depth, even the largest dry bulk carriers can be accommodated by the port of Rotterdam without any impediments such as locks or tides. Furthermore, Rotterdam offers a broad selection of service providers for any type of dry bulk cargo, ranging from iron ore to grains to biomass and industrial minerals.
- Accessible to even maximum size dry bulk carriers
- Broad choice in terms of transhipment, storage and added-value services
- Excellent intermodal connections within Europe
- Extensive offer of ship-to-ship handling facilities for dry bulk cargo
The good rail and inland waterway connections make Rotterdam the heart of the European coal and iron ore transhipment.
— Mathijs Pelsma, managing director at EMO