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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.


We roll out the green carpet for entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas. Be inspired by the stories.

Discover the port


Woman with tablet in the harbour

Working and learning

Seal in the port

To do in the port


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

Energy transition
2 / 8 / 2022

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and Port of Rotterdam to establish world’s longest Green and Digital Corridor for efficient and sustainable shipping

Containers at RWG terminal
An accessible port
25 / 7 / 2022

Disruption dissected

AIDA cruiseschip aan de Wilheminakade
22 / 7 / 2022

Cruise ship successfully refuelled with biofuels in the port of Rotterdam

LNG-terminal Gate
22 / 7 / 2022

Total throughput slightly higher despite declining trade with Russia

Andre Schiele and a colleague at X-Laboratory
Energy transition
19 / 7 / 2022

Install wind turbines safely and fast in a choppy sea

'Our port is an important building block for employment and prosperity for the Rotterdam region, the Netherlands and far beyond'
Allard Castelein, CEO, Port of Rotterdam Authority