If you are navigating the rivers and ports in the Rotterdam region, be sure to prepare yourself thoroughly. Maritime and inland shipping make intensive use of these rivers and ports. This requires extra alertness on the part of yachting and recreational sailors, especially where navigation channels split, and at port entrances. Here you will find all the information you need to prepare for your stay or trip.
The Harbour Master's Division of the Port of Rotterdam Authority controls shipping in the Rotterdam port area. The Harbour Master’s traffic management system ensures that all shipping movements, including recreational navigation, run safely and smoothly. The Harbour Master Division’s staff enforce the regulations.