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|17-09-2019/Undetermined||IJmuiden||IJmuiden Noorderbuitenkanaal light buoy NK-5 temporarily relocated||2019/36|
|23-09-2019 to 26-09-2019||IJmuiden||Military exercises in Amsterdam and in the approaches to IJmuiden on 23 and 26 September 2019||2019/35|
|19-09-2019||IJmuiden locks||Closure of the IJmuiden Middle Lock (expired)||2019/34|
|03-09-2019 to 03-06-2020||Amsterdam North Sea canal area||Work area indented quay section Hoogtij / CT Vrede||2019/33|
|15-10-2019 to 16-10-2019||IJmuiden locks||Closure of the IJmuiden Small Lock||2019/30|
Amsterdam: the ultimate river cruise destination
One of the largest river cruise ports in Northwestern Europe, Amsterdam was named ‘Cruise Destination of the Year’ for the second consecutive year in 2017. A total of 2,007 river cruise ships called on Amsterdam in 2018, carrying a combined 406,949 passengers. The Dutch capital remains a major attraction, with its berths conveniently located near the historic city centre, world-class museums, and numerous local sights. In addition, on account of its strategic location near Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam also serves as the pick-up and drop-off point for the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal to Budapest, as well as for Black Sea cruises.
Single river cruise region – single free online reservation system
The cities of Amsterdam and Zaanstad became a single river cruise area on 1 January 2018. A free online berth reservation system is available for reservation berths in this area. This means you, as a shipping company, can use Easydock to quickly and conveniently reserve berths for passenger ships in this area. As an added benefit, you will only need to submit one statement and your company will receive only one invoice. Easydock makes the scheduling process transparent and allows you to manage your own ships.
Please feel free to contact our experts for further information and/or if you have any questions.
The state-of-the art Passenger Terminal and the river-cruise berths are located nearby all popular tourist sites in the Greater Amsterdam Area. The cruise facilities provide excellent accessibility, at just 20 minutes from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and directly adjacent to Amsterdam Centraal Station, the city’s central railway station.
Any other essential passenger information regarding your arrival and transfer as well as on facilities and options in the river cruise ports are available on the Amsterdam Cruise Port website.
Updates on River cruise
René Kouwenberg (63) has been presented with the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal in connection with the announcement of his... lees meer »
Dick de Graaff, MA (48) has been appointed the new Director of Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA) effective 1 January 2019.... lees meer »
New Wabo 5 water supply boat ensures faster delivery of drinking water to cruise ships lees meer »
In 2017, the river cruise business generated over half a million passenger visits for the ACP region. lees meer »
River cruise bulletin
Port of Amsterdam publishes at least 4 times a year a River cruise bulletin to inform her customers well. Below are the most recent publications.
Bulletin editon 11, July 2019
Bulletin edition 10, May 2019
Bulletin edition 9, January 2019
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