Regulations apply to inland and seagoing vessels in the port of Rotterdam so that their visit to the port can be as safe and efficient as possible. We provide checklists, for example about safety, to simplify your visit. Do you have a particular cargo or do you want to make repairs to your inland vessel? In such cases you need to fill in nautical forms. This page provides more information about regulations and services during your visit to the port of Rotterdam.
In the port of Rotterdam the Harbour Master of Rotterdam is responsible for the safe, smooth, sustainable and secure handling of shipping. From the Harbour Coordination Centre in the World Port Center in Rotterdam, the Harbour Master’s Division organises the schedules and entries of vessels.