45 chemical companies, five oil refineries, four palm oil refineries, five biofuel producers, two biochemical factories and various power stations together form a strong industrial cluster in the port of Rotterdam. Cooperation and synergy provide for a highly profitable business climate with opportunities for new chemical industry.
Ideal location for import and export of chemical feedstock and industrial chemicals
The advantage of the port of Rotterdam is that it is simple to organise the import and export of chemical feedstock and chemical end products from and to anywhere in the world. The port has excellent access by sea, while all the major industrial centres in Europe can be reached fast, efficiently and safely by rail, inland shipping, road transport and pipeline.
Chemical companies in Rotterdam
The port of Rotterdam has a very diverse chemical industry. Major petrochemical multinationals include Shell, AkzoNobel, DSM, LyondellBasell and ExxonMobil, but also various biochemical companies for instance. Download the Facts & Figures brochure for a complete overview of the chemical producers in the port of Rotterdam. The overview also contains more information about utilities.
Opportunities for biobased chemical businesses on Maasvlakte 2
The port area of Rotterdam has room for new chemical and biobased companies. Newcomers can benefit from the excellent accessibility and favourable business climate, and there are opportunities for collaboration with existing parties.Establishment biobased Plug & Play
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