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Inland shipping

11 May 2021
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Here you will find information and explanations about visiting the port of Rotterdam.

Port information notices

Review the official notices for shipping traffic in the port of Rotterdam (BAS) and the Port Information Notices (PIN).

Riverguide app

The app for waterway users with up-to-date information on e.g. routes, occupation of berths, drinking water points and car parks.

Arrival and departures

View planned calls of ocean-going ships to the Port of Rotterdam: expected ships, ships in the port and departing ships.

INLAND SHIPPING

Vessels have to deal with navigation, safety, legislation, services, communication and inspections during and after their visit to the port of Rotterdam. Information and further details about visiting the port are provided here.

Employee of the HCC visible
VTS services and VHF communication procedure
The riverguide guides inland navigation
Port of Rotterdam Authority launches trial providing advice on berths using digital application
Inland vessel at the Maaskade using shore power
Belgian and Dutch inland ports plan to establish a single shore-based power system
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Harbour Master Port map

The information on this map is updated daily.

Iconic representation of the Harbour Master Chart
inland pontoons in maashaven

BRIDGES AND LOCKS

The Municipality of Rotterdam provides information about the bridges and locks in Rotterdam.

Bridge de Hef in Rotterdam

Latest news

Port of Pecém
13 / 9 / 2021

EDP will construct a green hydrogen pilot plant in Pecém Industrial and Port Complex to start production in 2022

Mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb, Surinamese president Chandrikapersad Santokhi and CEO Port of Rotterdam Authority Allard Castelein
9 / 9 / 2021

Surinamese President Santokhi in Rotterdam port

Brussels Express
Sustainability
9 / 9 / 2021

Odd one out in Calandkanaal

Signing of MOU Axel Wietfeld and Allard Castelein
Energy transition
6 / 9 / 2021

Cooperation Uniper and Port of Rotterdam Authority in production green hydrogen

The first Dutch inland vessel to use interchangeable energy containers for propulsion
Sustainability
6 / 9 / 2021

First emission-free inland shipping vessel on energy containers in service

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Repairs

If you have a request, a question or wish to report something, please contact the Harbour Coordination Centre. If there is an incident or accident with your passenger/party vessel, you want assistance as fast and as well as possible. We therefore ask you to report your departure from/arrival at the port of Rotterdam.

More information? Contact:

Harbour Coordination Centre
Harbour Coordination Centre