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Discover Breakbulk Amsterdam

The port of Amsterdam is big in breakbulk: providing efficient and flexible customised solutions to all who need it. Discover Breakbulk Amsterdam.

Why should you choose Amsterdam?

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Breakbulk specialists, related service providers, and product suppliers; all located in the same place and all fully equipped to provide service as required. That’s the strength of the port of Amsterdam. With years of experience in handling breakbulk, the companies in the port are highly innovative and provide state-of-the-art solutions to ensure the best service.

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    Amsterdam Ahoy!

    This year, Breakbulk Europe will be held at Rotterdam AHOY. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the anticipation for the world's largest project cargo and breakbulk event has reached new heights with many of the biggest names in the industry committed to exhibiting at the new venue, Rotterdam AHOY.  

    The 2022 event will offer unprecedented opportunities to reconnect with colleagues, meet new business partners, and bump into the decision-makers in project cargo. We look forward to seeing you in Rotterdam, 17-19 May 2022.  

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    Breakbulk specialists in the port of Amsterdam

    The port of Amsterdam is more than happy to help you locate the right partners. In this business guide (Portle), you’ll find all the companies based in the port of Amsterdam that are relevant to you.

    The core of breakbulk

    Breakbulk, also known as general cargo, plays a vital role in the world of transport. Vehicles, steel plates and even paper — all this and more is considered part of breakbulk.

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    The strength of Amsterdam

    The port of Amsterdam and the companies based there have all recognised the importance of breakbulk goods for years. This has led to the port having all the necessary facilities to make the transport of breakbulk as easy as possible. From fast connections to all-weather terminals, the port of Amsterdam has it. Still, certain aspects truly make the port of Amsterdam stand out:

    • Capacity and room for growth: no congestion

    • A clean and tidy port, which can facilitate project cargo

    • Ample (temporary) storage space

    • The new sea lock will allow even the largest ships to pass through Amsterdam

    • Good hinterland connections, which can be lower in cost when reached via Amsterdam

    • 24/7 accessibility, whether at low or high tide

    Contact our experts directly

    Ask questions, or request additional information on breakbulk.

    Allard Klinkers
    Allard Klinkers

    Commercial Manager Offshore & Logistics

    +31 6 533 26 533
    allard.klinkers@portofamsterdam.com
    Ants Tilma
    Ants Tilma

    Commercial Manager Logistics

    +31 20 523 45 00
    ants.tilma@portofamsterdam.com

    Cargo flows in Amsterdam’s port region

    RoRo

    New or second-hand cars, lorries or machines: the port of Amsterdam, with all its breakbulk facilities, is a great location for roll-on, roll-off logistics.

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    Project cargo

    Equipped with specialised terminals, the port of Amsterdam is a major hub for general and project cargo. Experience it at our port.

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    Offshore

    Due to its favourable location, expertise and infrastructure, Amsterdam’s port region is the ideal location for offshore activities.

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    Containers

    Due to customised short sea activities, we can facilitate a sustainable and reliable alternative to road-based container transport.

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    Liquid bulk

    Whether it's petrol, diesel, paraffin, LPG, biofuels or hydrogen — the port of Amsterdam is a leading player in liquid bulk.  

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    Dry bulk

    Our specialised terminals handle the shipping, storage and transport of dry bulk. Find out what we can do for you at the port of Amsterdam.

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    Cacao

    From the storage and transhipment of cocoa to the sustainable development of the cocoa sector, all of this comes together in Amsterdam. 

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    Non-ferro

    The port has specialised terminals for non-ferrous materials, including breakbulk and all-weather terminals. Experience it at our port.

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