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Shipping

Would you like to visit Amsterdam with your ship or craft? Then you're welcome. Amsterdam is an international port where ship movements are constantly increasing. It is therefore essential that your visit is smooth, safe and as sustainable as possible. Our Harbour Master Division takes care of this. With you.

regelgeving

Regulations

Are you visiting the North Sea Canal area? Then contribute to the safety of the ports and its users and comply with laws and regulations. These are:

  • Shipping Traffic Act (Scheepvaartverkeerswet)
  • Compulsory Pilotage Decree (Loodsplichtbesluit)
  • Port Bye-laws
  • Operational Areas of Berths
  • Use of the waterway and the North Sea Locks at IJmuiden
  • Public Health Act (Wet Publieke Gezondheid)
  • ISPS-code and the Port Security Act
  • Dutch Prevention of Pollution from Ships Act and Port Waste Plan North Sea Canal Area
  • Ballast water convention

Want to know more? Go to regulations

Port Security Level

The current Port Security level for the ports in the Amsterdam-North Sea Canal area is: LEVEL 1

Milembe Mateyo

Milembe Mateyo, Harbour Master:

"We work hard for clean shipping. That's very important to us. Would you like to know more about this? Take a look at our vision of clean shipping (pdf)".

Arrivals

MyPort: platform for services and tools

MyPort is the place where (ultimately) all online services and tools for customers and other relations of Port of Amsterdam run. Convenient in one central place, with one login. The tools that are already there, are:

  • Arrivals for arrival and departure times of vessels
  • Lock Schedule for lock planning
  • Applications for making applications, notifications and exemptions
  • HAP ships for vessels in the port that fall under the Port Waste Plan
  • Statement Inner harbour dues for submission of statement
  • Portle for finding a company in the port of Amsterdam

Do you want to know more about MyPort? More about MyPort

Type of shipping

For a smooth and safe visit to the Amsterdam port there is more information per type of shipping. What applies to you?

Zeevaart

Sea shipping

Your visit to Amsterdam is a collaboration between captain, agent, service providers and the harbour master. See what you need to visit the port.

Sea shipping

Binnenvaart

Inland shipping

You're visiting Amsterdam on a barge. View all information, such as available berths and facilities, and things you can directly arrange yourself.

Inland shipping

Passagiersvaart

Passenger vessels

Do you transport passengers (more than 12 people) for a fee? Then you fall under passenger shipping. Each type of passenger shipping has its own facilities and amenities. Choose what applies to you.

River cruise Sea cruise Other passenger vessels

Superjachten

Superyachts

Are you considering a visit to Amsterdam with a superyacht? View all information for superyachts, such as berths and facilities. We'd like to welcome you to Amsterdam.

Superyachts

Pleziervaart

Yachting

Are you visiting Amsterdam for your pleasure with a boat? Then prepare yourself well and know the rules. We wish you a safe and pleasant visit.

Yachting

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