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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.

THROUGHPUT RISES SUBSTANTIALLY

Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 118.5 million tonnes in the third quarter, 14.6% more than in the same period last year. Throughput was 350.1 million tonnes through to the end of the third quarter, an increase of 8.6% on 2020.

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

Alblasserdam distribution centre
19 / 10 / 2021

Japanese company Kubota chooses port of Rotterdam for Northern European distribution

Allard Castelein
19 / 10 / 2021

Allard Castelein president of the Port of Rotterdam Authority until summer of 2023

Maasvlakte photographed from the air
19 / 10 / 2021

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially again in Q3

Hendrik Veder
12 / 10 / 2021

Sustainable profit

The energy transition visualised
Energy transition
11 / 10 / 2021

Six infrastructure projects central in first CES Rotterdam-Moerdijk

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'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