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Port and maritime services

16 November 2022
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Rotterdam is the port for entrepreneurs with boundless ambition. As hard work is ingrained in Rotterdam’s DNA, the port of Rotterdam facilitates these ambitions with services and infrastructure.

Rotterdam is home to Europe’s largest port and maritime cluster and offers everything needed for shipping, industry or logistics.


Maritime services

In Rotterdam you can rely on maritime service providers for maritime industry and infrastructure maintenance and development.

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Nautical services

The good cooperation between the Harbour Coordination Center and nautical service providers (including pilots, boatmen and tugs) ensures safe and efficient handling of shipping during a port call at the port of Rotterdam.

Transport and logistics services

The Rotterdam port’s transport and logistics service providers process some 15 million containers each year.

Intermodal transport
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RPA 5 on the water

Services for business and society

With supporting, implementing and connecting services, providers develop port security and good digital accessibility, as well as offering an international training programme for the port of the future.

Latest news

RPA 14 with tug retrieves ship
Safe port
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Nautical annual figures 2023

ZESpack is loaded onto barge
Energy transition
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First fully electric inland vessel to sail with ZESpacks in April 2024

Maersk ships bunkering at the APM2 Terminal on Maasvlakte 2
11 / 10 / 2023

Mass Flow Meter Bunker measurement system mandatory as of 1 January 2026