Business climate

With success Port of Amsterdam attracts companies to the port of Amsterdam area due to the different choices of port areas, their characteristics and their assistance.


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Port-related and value adding

Port of Amsterdam welcomes new port-related business. With success Port of Amsterdam attracts companies to the port of Amsterdam area due to the different choices of port areas and their characteristics. The prime focus in new business is port-related value adding companies to the areas.

Assistance Port of Amsterdam

The Amsterdam port authority (Port of Amsterdam) manages, develops and operates the port and industrial area. If you consider to establish your company in the port of Amsterdam, the port authority will assist you in various ways. A commercial manager dedicated tot your company will support you during the course of your establishment. For example, the commercial manager helps selecting the most suitable location and provides tailor-made advice. Once you’re settled, the same commercial manager will stay your contact for enquiries, remarks and advice.


Branch General Terms and Conditions

The Port of Amsterdam lets sites under a sublease or lease having a maximum term of 50 years. These are the new and older Leasing and Subleasing General Terms and Conditions.

Port of Amsterdam Land Policy

The land in the port (Port of Amsterdam’s Management Area) is rented out and leased out by Port of Amsterdam. You can find more information about the allocation of land for rent and lease, the General Terms and Conditions and the policy of Port of Amsterdam concerning land allocation on ‘Port of Amsterdam Land Policy’.


Guide for a swift and effective permit application process in the Port of Amsterdam

Do you intend to establish a business in the port area? Or do you want to expand or change the range of activities of an existing business? If so, you should check as soon as possible which permissions and permits you require to do so, with the ‘Guide for a swift and effective permit application process in the Port of Amsterdam’.

This guide presents information on the required permissions in the Port of Amsterdam. It tells you what is expected of your business and what you are entitled to expect from the authorities involved such as Port of Amsterdam, the North Sea Canal Area Environment Agency, the Province of North Holland, the Regional Implementing Agency North Holland North and sometimes the City of Amsterdam as well.



Updates on business climate

Solar Energy in the Port programme

Have you ever considered installing solar panels on your company’s rooftop? Now is the time to make up your mind, as solar energy is more economical and easily accessible than ever: the SDE+ Dutch government subsidy, the new options for resupplying...

Climate-friendly building for ICTroom

Serving as a hub in international data communications, the Netherlands is regarded as the Digital Gateway to Europe.

Construction begins on port site and seaport wharf for HoogTij business park

The HoogTij business estate in the Municipality of Zaanstad is expanding its facilities with the addition of two new structures: a port site and a seaport wharf.

The Atlas Park in the Port of Amsterdam earns an 'excellent' for advancements in sustainability

The Port of Amsterdam has received the BREEAM NL area certificate for the Atlas Park in the Port of Amsterdam. BREAAM is the leading instrument for quantifying the sustainability of not only new and existing properties but whole area developments....

Amsterdam shortlisted for Port of the Year

The Seatrade Awards are the most prestigious accolades in the cruise world. They are presented in different categories to cruise ports that are distinctive from their counterparts. Passenger Terminal Amsterdam has invested in facilities for crews...

Successful start for specialised cable storage company Oceanwind

Oceanwind BV began offering cable storage and transhipment services for the offshore wind industry last year. With a start-up capacity of 4,000 tonnes, the storage facility on the site of MEO BV in the port of Velsen-Noord has immediately become the...

Port of Amsterdam participant in Dutch Green Building Council

DGBC is the leading Dutch network organisation in the field of sustainable construction and real estate and has introduced the assessment system for sustainable building that is accepted nationwide in the Netherlands: BREEAM-NL.

Direct contact with our experts

For questions, wishes or more information on business climate

Jeroen Lotze

Jeroen Lotze

Commercial Division
Manager Real Estate & Cruise
Team Real Estate & Cruise
Tel: +31 6 532 94 588

Steffen Smit

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager
Team Real Estate
Tel: +31 6 515 62 307

Francis de Wit

Francis de Wit

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager
Team Real Estate
Tel: +31 6 831 64 881

Jaïr de Paauw

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager
Team Real Estate
Tel: +31 6 535 98 576

Kim Borgmann

Commercial Division
Jr. Account Manager
Cluster Real Estate
Tel: +31 6 578 77 338