Do you want to transport cargo in Europe? Amsterdam is big in the transhipment and processing of cargo. Whether it concerns wet or dry bulk, project cargo, RoRo, cocoa, non-ferrous metals, containers or off-shore. You have come to the right place for your cargo.
Amsterdam as a European logistics hub
Amsterdam is the fourth largest port in Western Europe. The Amsterdam port region has an annual cargo throughput of over 100 million tonnes. Its central location in Europe makes the port easily accessible by water, rail and road.
This region also specialises in cargo processing. Do you opt for Amsterdam? Then you can really add value to your cargo.
Why choose Amsterdam
The port of Amsterdam offers you:
- 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
- A sustainable port as an ambition
Cargo flows in the Amsterdam port region
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 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.
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.
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, turnkey logistics.
The port of Amsterdam is the largest harbour in the world for the import of cocoa beans. All transshipment and production facilities are available in the Amsterdam region.
Our Amsterdam terminals and warehouse companies are excellent locations for the storage, transhipment and transit of non-ferrous metal packages.
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 in the field of wind, oil & gas and repair and decommissioning.
Our achievements in 2019
Multimodal company Samskip and Nunner Logistics are launching direct rail services between Amsterdam and Duisburg, in a new and far-reaching commitment to shippers using rail, road and waterborne transport services out of two of North Europe’s main container ports.
Transhipment in the seaports in the North Sea Canal region fell by 10.7% to 48.7 million tonnes in the first six months of this year. The impact of the global corona virus crisis on the transhipment figures is clear.
Port of Amsterdam set a new transhipment record in 2019 with transhipment totalling 86.9 million tonnes, compared to 82.3 million tonnes in 2018. This represents a 6% increase.
Transhipment in the North Sea Canal Area of the seaports of Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad rose in the first half of 2019. This was the result of an increase in transhipment in the first six months of this year in the port of Amsterdam by 12.3% – another record.
Direct contact with our expert
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