Throughput

In the port of Rotterdam hundreds of millions of tonnes of cargo are handled on an annual basis. The graphs below contain figures by cargo type, incoming and outgoing goods and the comparison of 2017 with 2016.

Throughput

  • 2017 - Total

      Status
      Dry bulk80,2
      Liquid bulk214,3
      Containers142,6
      Breakbulk30,3
    • 2016 - Total

        Status
        Dry bulk82,3
        Liquid bulk223,5
        Containers127,1
        Breakbulk28,3
      • 2015 - Total

          Status
          Dry bulk87,7
          Liquid bulk224,6
          Containers126,2
          Breakbulk27,7

        Unit: Gross weight in million metric tons

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        Throughput 2017

        • 2017 - Total

            Status
            Dry bulk80,2
            Liquid bulk214,3
            Containers142,6
            Breakbulk30,3
          • 2017 - Incoming

              Status
              Dry bulk73,9
              Liquid bulk163,7
              Containers71,9
              Breakbulk14,4
            • 2017 - Outgoing

                Status
                Dry bulk6,2
                Liquid bulk50,6
                Containers70,7
                Breakbulk15,9

              Unit: Gross weight in million metric tons

              Incoming

              • 2017 - Incoming

                  Status
                  Dry bulk73,9
                  Liquid bulk163,7
                  Containers71,9
                  Breakbulk14,4
                • 2016 - Incoming

                    Status
                    Dry bulk75,9
                    Liquid bulk167,8
                    Containers63,7
                    Breakbulk13,8
                  • 2015 - Incoming

                      Status
                      Dry bulk80,3
                      Liquid bulk171,2
                      Containers62,4
                      Breakbulk13,7

                    Unit: Gross weight in million metric tons

                    Outgoing

                    • 2017 - Outgoing

                        Status
                        Dry bulk6,2
                        Liquid bulk50,6
                        Containers70,7
                        Breakbulk15,9
                      • 2016 - Outgoing

                          Status
                          Dry bulk6,4
                          Liquid bulk55,7
                          Containers63,4
                          Breakbulk14,5
                        • 2015 - Outgoing

                            Status
                            Dry bulk7,4
                            Liquid bulk53,4
                            Containers63,9
                            Breakbulk14,1

                          Unit: Gross weight in million metric tons

                          Containers

                          The port of Rotterdam is the largest container port in Europe. Even the largest vessels can enter the port 24/7 thanks to the large depth and no restrictions from tides or locks.

                          Incoming & outgoing containers by sea

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                          2017      
                                 
                          Incoming
                          Empty Loaded Total
                          Total containers 684,992 3,568,507 4,253,499
                          Total TEU 1,167,757 5,963,762 7,131,519
                                 
                          Outgoing Empty

                          Loaded Total
                          Total containers 842,274 3,098,459 3,940,733
                          Total TEU 1,405,258 5,197,557 6,602,815
                          Total containers 1,527,266 6,666,966 8,194,232
                          Total TEU 2,573,015 11,161,319 13,734,334

                           

                          2016      
                                 
                          Incoming Empty Loaded Total
                          Total containers 674,388 3,192,111 3,866,499
                          Total TEU 1,143,472 5,304,247 6,447,720
                                 
                          Outgoing
                          Empty Loaded Total
                          Total containers 764,300 2,782,749 3,547,049
                          Total TEU 1,282,112 4,655,335 5,937,448
                          Total containers 1,438,688 5,974,860 7,413,548
                          Total TEU 2,425,585 9,959,583 12,385,168

                          Unit: Number of containers and TEU (Twenty-Feet Equivalent Units)

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