Buoys and Dolphins

With 24 berths at buoys and dolphins, the port of Rotterdam offers facilities for flexible, efficient and risk-free ship-to-ship transfers. Nowhere in the world will you find as many possibilities for ship-to-ship transfers as in Rotterdam. Vessels of all sizes can make use of the buoys and dolphins 24/7. The berths are an attractive addition to the transhipment possibilities at the terminals and are a safe alternative for ship-to-ship transfers in open sea.

  • accessible and available 24/7
  • no limitations in depth
  • handling of dry and liquid bulk
  • bunkering, repairs, cleaning and lay-by
  • high-quality maritime service providers
  • easy online reservations

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It is now easy to reserve a mooring anytime and anywhere using the new KING app. Available for Android and Apple.

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Would you like to know more about buoys and dolphins in the port of Rotterdam? Please contact:

Kesih van den Berg
Business Manager Bulk Cargo & Shipping
Amanda de Bruine
Business Manager STS Operations Industry & Bulk Cargo
Willem Schreij
Business Manager STS Operations Industry & Bulk Cargo
+31 (0)10 252 1000
Rachid el Hassnaoui port of Rotterdam
Rashid el Hassnaoui
Business Manager STS Operations Industry & Bulk Cargo
+31 (0)10 252 1000
Harbour Coordination Centre
+31 (0)10 252 1000

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