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Sea Shipping

10 May 2021
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The most important information and services for a safe visit to the port of Rotterdam.


Before, during and after their visit to the port of Rotterdam, seagoing vessels have to deal with navigation, safety, legislation, services, communication and inspections.

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

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The Port Information Guide

The Port Information Guide has been written for masters of seagoing vessels, shipping lines, and any other party that needs nautical information regarding the Port of Rotterdam.

Latest news

Zeevaart bunkert in 2022 meer brandstof in Rotterdam
26 / 1 / 2023

Maritime shipping bunkers more fuel in Rotterdam in 2022

The first ship bunkering methanol in Rotterdam.
25 / 1 / 2023

WPCAP: Creating global momentum for sustainable shipping

Vorstenbosch of VT has a mass flow meter on board and already complies with the new regulations that will make the use of bunker measurement systems mandatory (Photo: Ries van Wendel de Joode)
22 / 12 / 2022

Bunker measuring system mandatory in Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Rotterdam

Rotterdam skyline
14 / 12 / 2022

Impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on the port of Rotterdam

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5 / 12 / 2022

Launch of ‘Switch to Zero’ campaign to reduce shipping industry carbon emissions

More information? Contact:

Harbour Coordination Centre
Harbour Coordination Centre