Cocoa

Port of Amsterdam is the world’s largest import port for cocoa. All facilities, from transhipment to manufacturing, are available in the region. Furthermore the port has excellent hinterland connections for cocoa transportation.

 

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World’s largest cocoa port

Port of Amsterdam is the world’s largest port for cocoa bean imports. All facilities, from transhipment to manufacturing, are available in the region. Big players in the cocoa industry, like Cargill, OLAM and Dutch Cocoa are established in de Amsterdam Region. Companies handling and storing cocoa or cocoa products are CWT Commodities, Katoen Natie, Vollers, Steinweg-Handelsveem, HD Cotterell, ACS and DSV. All is done in one region.

Direct connection for cocoa transportation

Furthermore, the port of Amsterdam has excellent hinterland connections (water, rail, road, air) for cocoa transportation. The port of Amsterdam region has also outstanding inland shipping facilities. Many cocoa terminals are directly connected to frequent barge shuttles into Europe.

New possibilities with new, biggest sea-lock of the world

The port always seeks opportunities to become smarter, faster and cleaner.With the realization of the new and biggest sea-lock of the world in 2019 (500 meters long, 70 meters wide and 18 meters deep), the port of Amsterdam will be ready to welcome more and bigger ships at the same time. This new lock also offers more capacity 24/7 hours a day, tideless, safe, time efficient and more flexibility. The time to consider new possibilities is now. We welcome you at the port of Amsterdam!

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Zeesluis

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Cocoa warehouse companies

10 warehouse companies store more than a half million tons cocoa cargo yearly

Excellent connections with hinterland

The port of Amsterdam has excellent intermodal hinterland connections.

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Updates on Cocoa

MEO - 75 years of entrepreneurship, success and growth!

On Friday June 17th inst. logistic service provider MEO celebrated its 75th anniversary. Around 400 employees, relations and customers were invited to the joyous event, which was held at the MEO location in Velsen. A memorable gathering which...
Mondo

Progress in Mondo's construction of new quay

The sheet pile wall is currently being fastened to the ground using grouted anchors. Once the quay is completed in March 2014, Mondo will double its transhipment volume, resulting in even more extensive use of this port.
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For questions, wishes or more information on cocoa


Astrid Fisser

Astrid Fisser

Commercial Division
Account Manager
Cluster Logistics
Tel: +31 6 108 09 421
E-mail: astrid.fisser@portofamsterdam.nl