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Throughput figures

11 May 2021
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We produce a press release every quarter, six months and year describing the throughput in the port of Rotterdam. These press releases contain valuable information, such as which freight performed well, the volume of container throughput, and how this compares with other ports. Below you can find an overview of these press releases. If you would like more details, please contact us.

Men unloading windturbines

FREIGHT THROUGHPUT DECREASED BY 1.5% IN FIRST QUARTER

In the first quarter of 2022, 1.5% less freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year: 113.6 million tonnes compared to 115.2 million tonnes.

2021

Arrival of the 15 millionth container of 2021 in Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam operated at pre-corona level in 2021
Maasvlakte photographed from the air
Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially again in Q3
Container ship being unloaded
Port of Rotterdam rebounds after corona dip
Container ship
Throughput in port of Rotterdam increases by 3.0% in first quarter of 2021
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2020

Patrol boat, RPA 16, sailing in the port of Rotterdam
Annual report 2020: Staying on course in exceptional times
Cranes and container handling in the Amazonehaven in Rotterdam
Throughput in first three quarters falls 8.8% short of last year’s total
Aerial shot port of Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam fully operational in first half of 2020, COVID-19 pandemic depresses cargo throughput
A container ship
Throughput volume falls in an exceptional first quarter
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2019

Container ship in port of Rotterdam
Throughput recovers in second half year at the fully operational port of Rotterdam
MSC Gülsün
Continued growth in container handling in third quarter
Ever Glory
Containers drive throughput growth in port of Rotterdam
Container ship
Freight throughput in the Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019
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2018

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Continuing container growth pushes throughput at port of Rotterdam to a new high
Quarterly figures: Containers segment continues to grow; decrease in bulk throughput
Quarterly figures: Containers segment continues to grow; decrease in bulk throughput
Inland navigation and container gantry cranes at Euromaxx in Yangtze-canal
Sustained growth in container throughput did not fully offset declining throughput in other sectors
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