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Welcome to the port of Rotterdam

28 June 2021
How can we help you?

Ahoy there, nice to meet you! We manage, operate and support the continuous development of the largest port in Europe. Whether you are a skipper, a shipper/carrier looking to transport, store or transship cargo, or an entrepreneur thinking of basing your business here or if you just want to have fun, you have come to the right place at the port of Rotterdam!

We are committed to increasing port efficiency and improving trade flows based on the strategic pillars of sustainability, digitisation and innovation. We want to create a ‘cleaner and greener’ port and contribute to a healthier living environment for everyone, both now and in the future. Needless to say, we never lose sight of our core task: keeping shipping running smoothly and safely.

DEVELOPMENT NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL MAASVLAKTE I

The entire terminal will be developed and launched in phases and is expected to start the first phase of operation in 2027.

'If the port of Rotterdam is doing well, Europe's economy is doing well'
Ursula von der Leyen, President, European Commission

Discover the port

FROM THE rotterdam SKYLINE TO THE MAASVLAKTE: welcome ABOARD

Woman with tablet in the harbour

Working and learning

Seal in the port

To do in the port

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Our port is evolving all the time

See, hear and read about all our activities.

Smart port

Continuously looking for ways of making the port smarter, more efficient and more sustainable.

Sustainable port

We are committed to ensuring that the port and its surrounding areas are safe, healthy and appealing.

Safe port

Safety is the number one priority in our port.

Accessible port

The Port Authority and its partners work together to ensure the port remains accessible.

Latest news

First Brazilian melons arrived in the port of Rotterdam
23 / 9 / 2022

First Brazilian melons of the season arrived in the port of Rotterdam

Frans Timmermans
22 / 9 / 2022

World Hydrogen 2023 returns to Rotterdam doubling in size

Vlnr. Egbert van der Wal (Head of Port Development Port of Rotterdam Authority), Boudewijn Siemons (COO Port of Rotterdam Authority), Niek Lentink (Operational director Swietelsky Rail Benelux B.V.) and John Weijtmans (General director Swietelsky Rail Ben
19 / 9 / 2022

New Moezelweg pipeline strip for additional hydrogen and CO2 transport capacity

Demonstration with drones in the port of Rotterdam
Safe port
19 / 9 / 2022

Demonstration with drones for safe integration into Rotterdam airspace

PortXL Director Hedi Visscher (3rd from left) and Port of Rotterdam CFO Vivienne de Leeuw (3rd from Right) with the selected companies
Innovation
12 / 9 / 2022

PortXL selects decarbonisation innovators for 2022

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