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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

Inland vessel with solar panels
Energy transition
2 / 8 / 2021

Wattlab makes inland shipping sustainable: stackable hatches with ultra-thin solar panels

Hydrogen tanker
Energy transition
30 / 7 / 2021

Study for commercial-scale hydrogen imports

Waterstof molecules
Energy transition
29 / 7 / 2021

Half of Dutch hydrogen projects are located in Rotterdam

The Ever Given arrives in the port of Rotterdam
29 / 7 / 2021

Arrival Ever Given in Rotterdam went according planning

Albatros Express
26 / 7 / 2021

Rail transport Rotterdam-Bavaria surges

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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