Transport exceptional

For transports exceptional, acquiring permission in advance is required. From whom you need permission depends on where you are sailing:

Transport within the management area of the Central Nautical Management
Transport within the management area of the Central Nautical Management

The Inland shipping police regulations determine whether your transport falls under transport exceptional. Some examples include:

  • ships with protruding parts that may cause damage or hindrance,
  • objects with drag going through the sea lock (seagoing or direction Amsterdam),
  • houseboats of which the transport does not comply with the CVO requirements.

How to request

1. Submit the form at 3 working days before the start of the transport. (Is this is not possible in the given time frame?)

Please call us at 0031 20 5234 600, press choice 1 and 3 and together, we can consider your options.

2. We would like to receive and process your request as soon as possible.

Transport through national and provincial roads
Transport through national and provincial roads

How to request

Please request permission from the Ministry of Waterways and Public Works (RWS) contact point. The RWS will forward the request to the relevant waterway administrators for you.

Do you need our assistance?

Harbour Master Division - Port Office

Please call us at 0031 20 5234 600 - option 2

We are 24/7 available.

Or please e-mail us at  portoffice@portofamsterdam.com