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11 May 2021
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Welcome in our pressroom. Read our press releases, use our mediakit and get to know our spokespersons.


The Mediakit includes portraits of the general management of the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR), as well as various photo impressions of Rotterdam’s port area. All photographs and videos are royalty-free and free to use for non-commercial purposes, provided you clearly state the photographer and the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The name of the photographer who made a specific image is listed in the photo gallery. Here you can find The terms and conditions for using visual material provided by the Port Authority.

Want to take your own images?

The port of Rotterdam is one of the most photogenic places in the Netherlands. Curious about where you can find the most beautiful images? The Port Authority has developed a special web app for both hobby and professional photographers, listing all locations for public filming and photography.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our press officers. The details below indicate which press officer is best placed to help you.

Members of the public with non-journalism-related questions, can use this contact details.

Frouke Albers
Frouke Albers
Spokesperson for CEO Allard Castelein. Spokesperson on themes including innovation, digitisation, employment, safety and crisis communications.
Leon Willems
Leon Willems
Spokesperson for COO Boudewijn Siemons and CFO Vivienne de Leeuw. Spokesperson on financial and economic topics and accessibility.
Tie Schellekens
Tie Schellekens
Spokesperson for the Harbour Master, infrastructure projects, national and international partnerships and the connection between the city, port and environmental issues.
Sjaak Poppe
Sjaak Poppe
Spokesperson for CEO Allard Castelein regarding energy transition

Latest news

Allard Castelein
19 / 10 / 2021

Allard Castelein president of the Port of Rotterdam Authority until summer of 2023

Maasvlakte photographed from the air
19 / 10 / 2021

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially again in Q3

Theemswegtracé concrete passsover
An accessible port
11 / 10 / 2021

Port Railway Line out of action for 144 hours

Koos Timmermans
4 / 10 / 2021

Koos Timmermans appointed as commissioner of the Port of Rotterdam Authority

Docked ship seen from above
Energy transition
22 / 9 / 2021

Government action needed to decarbonize shipping by 2050