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Availability of berths

The port of Amsterdam has over 450,000 m2 of public berths for inland shipping. Looking for a suitable berth? Have a look at the RiverGuide app for all availability.

Under certain conditions, you can extend your berth in the IJhaven. Would you like to make use of this? Click the button below or scan the QR code for more information.


You can make use of various facilities to ensure a smooth and pleasant visit to the port of Amsterdam. Examples include free parking, domestic waste containers, drinking water, and ship-to-shore power.

Chatbot Eef beantwoordt vragen over binnenvaart


Chatbot Eef is available on our Dutch Inland shipping page—Simply click on the purple icon in the bottom-right corner.

Do you have a question about laws and regulations?

View regulations


RiverGuide app (only available in Dutch)

Smooth, safe, and smarter sailing? In RiverGuide you will find all the information you need along the way:

  • Route planning over water
  • Travel time forecasts and bridge openings
  • Berths and occupancy
  • Feedback on AIS signal
  • Notices to skippers
  • Map layers, such as tide and current
  • Fairway information



Inland harbour dues

For a visit to the port of Amsterdam, you must pay inland harbour dues. This is your admission ticket to the port area and the various facilities and services.

Patrouille binnenvaart

Exemptions, licences, and reporting

In some cases, it is necessary to file a report or apply for a permit or exemption. This could be the case with special cargo or certain work on a ship.

Regelgeving port patrouille

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