Dry bulk cargo

Rotterdam, the largest, most complete dry bulk port in Europe

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

Dry bulk cargo handling in the Port of Rotterdam

The good rail and inland waterway connections make Rotterdam the heart of the European coal and iron ore transhipment.

Mathijs pelsma dry bulk emo coal iron ore Mathijs Pelsma, managing director at EMO


Would you like to know more about the possibilities for bulk cargo in Rotterdam? Please contact:

Industry & Bulk
+31 (0)10 252 1230
Hugo du Mez
Advisor Business Intelligence Dry Bulk and Energy

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