Corona virus COVID-19: work at the port will continue
Measures Port of Amsterdam
Please note that additional measures apply for cruise ships in Amsterdam during COVID-19. Are you looking for up-to-date insight into the accessibility of ports for river cruise ships? Then please use the PORT SEE app.
Corona virus protocol Shipping
Read more about our protocol for Marine Traffic.
Corona virus protocol River Cruise
Read more about the protocol for River Cruises.
Vaccination programme seafarers
The Netherlands COVID-19 vaccination programme for seafarers has been expanded to all seafarers working on ships calling the port of Amsterdam (and other Dutch seaports) as per 1 September 2021. Appointments can be scheduled by employers or ship agents that are based in the Netherlands by following the instructions on https://www.kvnr.nl/vaccines4seafarers.
In cooperation with the Port of Amsterdam, the Seaman’s Centre of Amsterdam (Radarweg 32) is used as vaccination location for seafarers. The Dutch ministry of health has provided vaccines (Janssen) for this vaccination programme. Vaccination is done by the Arbo-Unie in the Seamen’s Centre of Amsterdam or aboard of the ship.
Havenspot: the platform for collegial borrowing and lending
Due to the corona crisis, you don't have a lot of work for your current employees, but you don't want to lose them either? Or do you have more work than employees because of the crisis? Havenspot is the platform where you can temporarily exchange colleagues in an easily accessible way. Peer-to-peer on loan. That's how we avoid forced redundancies. Together we are strong!
Useful sources of information
The RIVM's 'Current information about the novel coronavirus' page contains all the guidelines on how to deal with potential health risks within your company.
You will find frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and health on the site of the Government of the Netherlands.
Support for companies
The national government has taken a package of support measures for entrepreneurs, businesses and self-employed people. On the site, you will also find information on the economic measures and frequently asked questions.
Support for businesses in Amsterdam
In addition to the national government's package of measures, the municipality of Amsterdam has taken support measures for Amsterdam businesses. These can also be found in the (Dutch) letter from the Municipal Executive to the city council.