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As world’s largest gasoline port and specialist in blending oil products, Amsterdam is a leading player in the liquid bulk market. Situated in the ARA hub the port has excellent sea and hinterland connections.

Liquid Bulk

Leading player in liquid bulk

As world’s largest gasoline port and specialist in blending oil products, Amsterdam is a leading player in the oil energy market. With the supply of jet fuel to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, gasoil plays a large role in the port. The port of Amsterdam is also rising in renewable energy, such as biofuels and biochemicals.
The existing large and flexible tank storage terminals have a great amount of experience and attract a lot of blending activities, in particularly from trading companies and traders of major oil companies ready to invest. This has created a large international gasoline blending and trading hub.

Excellent connections

The port of Amsterdam region has a well-equipped sea-entrance and excellent hinterland connections by water, rail, road, air and underground pipeline. This, together with the unique location within the world’s largest international energy hub ARA (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp), makes the port of Amsterdam region a logical location for liquid bulk.

For further information and/or if you have any questions, please contact our expert.


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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Liquid bulk terminals

11 terminals handle more than 40 million tons of liquid bulk yearly

Excellent connections with hinterland

The port of Amsterdam has excellent intermodal hinterland connections.

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Updates on Liquid bulk

33% more berths at Vopak Terminal Amsterdam Westpoort

Vopak and the Port of Amsterdam jointly invest in additional vessel handling infrastructure at Vopak Terminal Amsterdam Westpoort. One jetty will be extended with one berth for seagoing vessels, and a new quay wall with two berths for barges will be...

E-Commerce innovations in the port | improves its efficiency with new fully automatic packaging machine

Online liquor specialty store services its customers from one large warehouse, situated in the port of Amsterdam. The company has no physical stores, but has an efficient 10,000 m2 distribution centre at its disposal. From there...

Zenith Energy Acquires Amsterdam Terminaling Assets from BP

The terminal assets are strategically located on the North Sea Canal in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp (ARA) region, which represents the largest concentration of refining capacity in Europe and one of the largest refined product trading hubs...

Renewal and modification of Petroleum port area road system

More room will be made for pedestrians and cyclists in the modification of the road system and safer foot and cycle paths will also be laid. Realising such a redevelopment on an old industrial estate is not always easy.
Liquid Handling & Storage

Groundbreaking ceremony Liquid Handling & Storage

On the 18th of March Koos Vos, the father of current owner Matthijs Vos, had the honour to perform the groundbreaking ceremony for Liquid Handling & Storage, part of De Vos Group. A perfect occasion to celebrate the development of this family...

Also through the port of Amsterdam: transport of seawater

There is a total of 1.3 million litres of water flowing through the Artis Aquarium, of which 880,000 litres are seawater. The Aquarium has used natural seawater since its construction in 1882. To start with this came from the North Sea, and since...

Strong chemistry between Port of Amsterdam and Innovation Lab Chemistry

The Dutch chemical industry has set itself the target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. In order to support this goal and achieve a wide variety of other objectives, ILCA and the Port of Amsterdam are facilitating and...

Direct contact with our experts

For questions, wishes or more information on liquid bulk

Femke Brenninkmeijer

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

Didier de Beaumont

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Energy
Team Energy
Tel: +31 6 839 68 657

Job van der Kroft

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Energy
Team Energy
Tel: +31 6 139 89 201