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Contact the Harbourmaster

11 May 2021
How can we help you?

The Harbour Master’s Division supervises order and safety in the port of Rotterdam 24 hours a day.

Contact Harbour Coördination Centre

If you have a request, a question or wish to report something, please contact the Harbour Coordination Centre.


The Harbour Coordination Centre has 3 VHF channels:

  1. VHF 11 for traffic issues, call sign Harbour Coordination Centre
  2. VHF 14 for operational issues, call sign Harbour Coordination Centre
  3. VHF 19 for shipping announcements - alternative channel, call sign Harbour Coordination Centre


• Latitude: 51°54’N
• Longitude: 004°18’E
• Country Code: NL
• UN Location Code: RTM
• Portcode: NLRTM
• Location Description: Rotterdam is situated at the entrance of the Nieuwe Waterweg


Harbour Master René de Vries
Harbour Master
Employee of the HCC visible
VTS services and VHF communication procedure
Arrival MOL Triumph
Arrival and departures

More information? Contact:

Harbour Coordination Centre
Harbour Coordination Centre