The Amsterdam port region has several deep sea and short sea container vessels and feeders sail from Amsterdam to ports across the world. The port of Amsterdam has outstanding multimodal connections all congestion free!


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Player in Northwest Europe

Port of Amsterdam serves deep sea, short sea and inland container lines connecting the port to other ports in the world. The port has strong short sea connections like with U.K. and is an inland hub and extended gate for the big hubs Antwerp and Rotterdam. In deep sea shipping the port is a niche player serving specific markets.

Excellent accessibility and congestion free

With its central location and excellent hinterland connections the Amsterdam port offers shipping lines the opportunity to serve their customers in a fast, efficient, reliable and sustainable manner. The port of Amsterdam has outstanding multimodal connections by short sea, inland waterways, road and air. Countries and regions such as England, Scandinavia and the Baltics are easily accessible. Just like the rest of Europe. And all congestion free!

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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Containers terminals

8 terminals handle more than half million tons containers yearly

Excellent connections with hinterland

The port of Amsterdam has excellent intermodal hinterland connections.

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Updates on Containers

Samskip launches container liner service between Amsterdam and Hull

Transport company Samskip is introducing a liner service between Amsterdam and Hull, England. With effect from mid-March, a container ship will sail between the two locations three times a week and the carrier will provide additional multimodal...
Overslagcijfers 2017

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

Hutchison Ports Acquires 50% stake in TMA Logistics B.V.

Hutchison Ports has acquired a 50% shareholding in TMA Logistics B.V. (“TMA”).
Hoogtij eerste paal slaan

Two businesses at HoogTij

CTVrede and Gam BAKKER go for plug & play industrial estate The first installations at the newly developed HoogTij industrial estate using the plug & play concept are now a reality. Container terminal CTVrede Steinweg and logistics services...
Gantry STS-kranen op weg naar de sluis in IJmuiden vanmorgen vroeg

Port of Amsterdam all set for LME packages

The arrival of two Gantry ship-to-shore cranes in the Port of Amsterdam today will see a long-held wish of the Port become a reality: strengthening the position of the terminals in the ferrous and nonferrous metal markets for both short and deep-sea...

Successful test at VCK Logistics with Joloda system

The One Shot Container Loading system provides Joloda customers the ability to also load heavy and long packages into a conventional container in stead of an open top container. Packages with lengths between 3 and 13 meters are easily slid into the...

Direct contact with our experts

For questions, wishes or more information on containers

Femke Brenninkmeijer

Commercial Division
Head of Department Energy, Cargo & Offshore
Team Cargo
Tel: +31 6 518 98 412

Ants Tilma

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager General Cargo
Team Cargo
Tel: +31 6 513 35 991

Astrid Fisser

Astrid Fisser

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager General Cargo
Team Cargo
Tel: +31 6 108 09 421

Jan ten Caat

Commercieel Manager General Cargo
Team Cargo
Tel: +31 6 2370 8004