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Cargo flows

Amsterdam as a European logistics hub

What does the Amsterdam port have to offer?

  • Storage and transhipment of all types of cargo
  • Cargo handling in the region
  • Tailor-made solutions
  • Multimodal connections to Europe
  • Specialized (all weather) terminals and companies
  • All facilities within reach
  • 24/7 tidal independent port with the largest new sea lock in the world

lading in Amsterdam

Cargo flows in Amsterdam

dry bulk

Dry bulk

The Amsterdam port area is a leading player in dry bulk. Our specialised terminals take care of the shipping, storage, and transport of all types of dry bulk for you.

Liquid bulk

Liquid bulk

As the largest petrol port in the world, Amsterdam is a leading player in the oil market. We also like to work with you on renewable energy, such as biofuels, biochemicals, and hydrogen.


The port of Amsterdam is the largest harbour in the world when it comes to the import of cocoa beans. All necessary facilities for transhipment and production are available in the Amsterdam region.

Project cargo

For general cargo and project cargo, we serve all your diverse cargo needs with specialised terminals. For example, we have four terminals for all weather conditions and several heavy-lift cranes.

containers short sea

Containers and short sea

With specialized terminals, we serve all your diverse cargo needs. For example, we have four terminals for all weather conditions and several heavy-lift cranes with a lifting capacity of 1,400 tonnes.


Due to its favourable location, space, expertise, and infrastructure, the port region is the ideal location for offshore activities such as wind, oil & gas, and repair and decommissioning.

RoRo and automotive

Cars, trucks, or heavy machinery? The Amsterdam port area is an excellent location for roll-on roll-off logistics and the storage and transhipment of motor vehicles. With complete, ready-made logistics.

Direct contact with our expert

Do you have a question about cargo flows? Please get in touch with me.

Roon van Maanen

Roon van Maanen

Head Energy & Circular Industry

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Are you considering setting up your business in the port of Amsterdam? Or do you want to expand your existing business?


Do you want to transit cargo efficiently and sustainably by water, rail, or road? This can be done quickly to and from Europe via the port of Amsterdam.