Deep sea

Situated in the logistics ARA-hub Port of Amsterdam is a perfect location for intercontinental shipping. The new largest sea lock of the world is expected to be operational in 2019.


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Deep sea shipping: short transit time

The port of Amsterdam region is a perfect location for intercontinental shipping; situated in the logistics ARA (Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp) hub, near the sea and excellently connected to the hinterland. Deep sea vessels are able to reach and leave the port easily and the many deep sea terminals located in the port have outstanding multimodal facilities available for hinterland transportation.

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 te 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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Excellent connections with hinterland

The port of Amsterdam has excellent intermodal hinterland connections.

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Direct contact with our experts

For questions, wishes or more information on Deep sea

Rob Smit

Commercial Division
Manager Hinterland
Team Marketing & Product Development
Tel: +31 6 226 96 769

Jan ten Caat

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager General Cargo
Team Cargo
Tel: +31 6 2370 8004