The Harbour Master of Rotterdam supervises the ports of Rotterdam, Schiedam, Vlaardingen, Dordrecht, Zwijndrecht and Papendrecht. The Harbour Master inspects whether vessels satisfy national and international safety, security and environmental regulations.

Other inspections

A number of supervisory authorities cooperate in the port of Rotterdam to supervise transport by water. The supervisory authorities participate in the joint venture Supervision Reform Programme. Would you like to know more? Read the Supervision plan 2010 or read more on the Inspectie Loket.

Harbour Master Rotterdam

The Harbour Master is responsible for the smooth, safe, clean and secure handling of shipping and supervises operational (environmental) safety, high-risk activities and compliance with relevant transport legislation.


Do you have a question or comment about inspections in the port of Rotterdam? Please contact the Harbour Coordination Centre (HCC).
VHF channel 14

Harbour Coordination Centre
+31 (0)10 252 1000

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