Sea shipping

The port desk for captains, agents, shipowners and service providers

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For period Area What Nr.sort ascending
16-01-2018 to 17-01-2018
IJmuiden locks IJmuiden Small Lock obstructed due to replacement of the inner lock gate 2017/42
01-08-2017/Undetermined Amsterdam Noordzeekanaalgebied Location for pushed barges in the Eastern Port Area 2017/38
01-08-2017/Undetermined Amsterdam Noordzeekanaalgebied Modification to the anchorage area in the Eastern Port Area 2017/37
01-07-2017 to 15-01-2018
Amsterdam Adjustment of temporarily oil port area 2017/35
14-06-2017/Undetermined IJmuiden locks Tug Use at the IJmuiden lock complex 2017/32

Your ship visit

A cooperation between the captain, the agent and the Harbour Master

Notification of each ship visit must be given 24 hours before arrival in PCS.

We will notify you via email whether you need any additional exemptions or permits.

Consult the dynamic lock planning schedule for the most up-to-date planning information for ships using the IJmuiden North Lock.

Make a public berth reservation, if necessary.

Order the nautical service providers up to two hours before arrival.

Upon arrival, VHF contact between the captain and the Harbour Master is established.

During your stay you can dispose of ship's waste or apply for an exemption or a permit.

Report any berth shifts or departures in time via PCS and order the nautical service providers up to two hours before departure.

Invoices for the harbour dues and for extra services - if any - will be sent to your agent.



Facts now and after the opening of the world's largest sea lock in 2019.

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Quickly find the correct contact details:

Team Havenmeester

Harbour Master’s Division team

View marine radiotelephony channels.
View telephone number and extension numbers.
For reporting your arrival and departure, operational reports, assistance with permit and exemption applications, hazardous substances, mooring facilities, etc.

Team Havengeld

Harbour Dues Team

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For assistance with invoices, payments, direct debit, login/account questions, etc.



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If you have any complaints for or about the Harbour Master Division, please phone the Port of Amsterdam Complaint Line at +31 20 5234666 or use the Online Complaint Form.

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