Port Location
Rotterdam is situated at the entrance of the Nieuwe Waterweg river.
Coordinates 52°00.0'N, 004°00.0'E.

Port Report
With 35.000 seagoing vessels and 133.000 inland vessels visiting us each year, the port of
Rotterdam is characterized as having dense shipping traffic. Within the regional port area,
cargo sea ship movements are over 90.000, while inland ship movements amount to 400.000
each year. Annually 430 million tons of goods are handled (in 2011), of which more than 110
million tons of IMO classified dangerous goods.
The maximum draught is 22.55 meters, there are no locks.

Harbour Coordination Center TO Vessel Traffic & Operations
VHF ch. 11

Harbour Coordination Center TO Harbour Coordination Center
VHF ch. 14

Appropriate Traffic Center TO Appropriate Traffic Center
VHF ch. 11

RPA (Rotterdam Port Authority) patrol vessels TO RPA + number of the patrol vessel
Via appropriate sector channel or VHF ch. 11
See map VTS sector channels on VTS sector channels

Working Hours
Official office hours: Monday – Friday, 09.00-17.00