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Distripark Maasvlakte West

11 May 2021
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Maasvlakte Distribution Park West is a premium logistics location for property developers, investors, shippers and logistics service providers. This distribution park offers space, development opportunities and hypermodern services. It is an ideal place for companies to grow, develop and invest in logistics, property and large-scale distribution.

Benefits at a glance

  • At the heart of Europe’s largest container hub
  • In the midst of state-of-the-art terminals and depots
  • All major European economies can be reached within 24 hours
  • Unlimited and free development opportunities
  • Availability of qualified staff
  • High-frequency, multimodal links and scheduled services
  • Hypermodern truck parks and facilities close by

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Take a virtual tour of the newest distribution park on the Maasvlakte: Distripark Maasvlakte West.

Distripark Maasvlakte West

In the immediate vicinity you have Europe’s largest container hub with state-of-the-art deep sea, barge and rail terminals and container depots. The strong Rotterdam chemical and cold-storage clusters are also nearby. The high-frequency, multimodal links enable Maasvlakte Distribution Park West to offer excellent connections to the European hinterland. Drivers can use the Maasvlakte Plaza Truck Park, which provides all the amenities they need. The proximity of Rotterdam enables employers to draw on a huge pool of highly educated logistics staff. Maasvlakte Distribution Park West offers options for large-scale distribution of chemical products, including hazardous substances, agricultural products and high-quality consumer goods, including electronics.

Five reasons to invest in Distripark Maasvlakte West

1. Greenfield location

With an area covering over 100 ha, Maasvlakte Distribution Park West is the only greenfield location for logistics property development in the Port of Rotterdam. The area is perfectly suited to the development of large-scale distribution. Land is issued in plots of an average 3.5 and 4 ha. No restrictions have been imposed on the height of buildings. Projects will be expertly supervised.

2. High-frequency connections

Maasvlakte Distribution Park West also has multimodal connections by road, rail and water and high-frequency deep sea and short sea connections. The site is situated alongside the A15, close to the freight railway line between Maasvlakte and the European hinterland. You can reach 500 million European consumers within 24 hours.

3. Surrounded by strong clusters

Maasvlakte Distribution Park West is surrounded by strong clusters including the chemical industry with its considerable safety contours. This makes the area particularly suitable for the distribution of chemical products, including hazardous substances. Over 45 chemical production companies and refineries are active in the immediate vicinity.

The development of Cool Port in Eemhaven and the strong clusters of refrigerated/frozen storage at Maasvlakte and in the Merwe-Vierhavens have also made Maasvlakte Distribution Park West an attractive location for agricultural distribution.

A large amount of high-quality freight is transhipped every year in the Port of Rotterdam. The robust safety policy particularly makes Maasvlakte Distribution Park West the ideal location for this product group

4. Rapid supply and distribution chains

Just a stone’s throw from Maasvlakte Distribution Park West there are state-of-the-art deep sea, barge and railway terminals as well as empty depots. These allow you to benefit from short and rapid supply and distribution chains. The customs office is also located in the immediate vicinity. Truck parking area Maasvlakte Plaza offers over 350 parking spaces and is accessible 24 hours a day. It includes a restaurant, petrol station and repair service for containers.

5. Qualified staff available

The proximity of Rotterdam enables employers to draw on a huge pool of highly educated and motivated workers. The range of logistics and other courses offered at various levels is second to none. Aiming to optimise accessibility, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has been working to improve public transport to and from Maasvlakte. As such, Maasvlakte Distribution Park West offers good accessibility by public transport, car, scooter or bicycle.

Reefer containers

The port of Rotterdam is well equipped to handle all types of refrigerated cargo, but especially excels in reefer container handling and services.


Comfort and safety: Maasvlakte Plaza offers all the mod cons for both drivers and vehicles. This large-scale truck stop has 357 parking spaces and can be accessed 24 hours a day.


The terminals in the Port of Rotterdam are among the most modern terminals in the world. The terminals provide rapid (automated) processing of cargo such as containers, dry bulk, liquid bulk, breakbulk and LNG.

Port customs

Customs is responsible for releasing freight that arrives or leaves Europe via Rotterdam. The Port of Rotterdam Customs Office aims to carry out the statutory checks with a minimal impact on the logistics process.