Page 1 of 20
Closed sea arm
Body of water closed off from the sea by a dyke, such as the Haringvliet, Hollands Diep (to Moerdijk railway bridge), Volkerak, Krammer, Grevelingenmeer, Veerse meer and Lauwersmeer.
More fresh sea fish landed in Dutch ports
In 2017, the amount of fish brought into Dutch fishery ports from sea increased by nearly 25 percent compared to the previous year. The total volume was approximately 491 million kilos.
Every navigable waterway for inland shipping in the Netherlands. These are inland waterways including the Oosterschelde and Westerschelde, and excluding the North Sea and the Wadden Sea.
Import value of transport services 32 percent up in first half of 2022
In the first six months of 2022, Dutch companies and consumers imported 22.7 billion euros in foreign transport services, i.e. nearly 32 percent more than in the first half of 2021.
Port throughput slumped in first half of 2020
In the first six months of 2020, the volume of transhipments at Dutch seaports declined by nearly 10 percent relative to the same period last year.
Departure by an asylum seeker who has exhausted all legal procedures, where the travel documents are sent to the port of departure to verify that the person leaves the Netherlands.
Oil tankers dominate short sea shipping
Dutch ports handled a total of nearly 570 million tons of goods in 2014. Nearly half (48 percent) was carried by coastal shipping also referred to as short sea shipping. The rest of the goods were...
Smart ports with Big Data
Dutch ports are the backbone of the Dutch economy. To stay ahead of international competition, data traffic is playing an increasingly critical role. ‘Ports used to be all about goods, ships and...
North Sea provides a quarter of a million full-time jobs
The activities by Dutch enterprises on and around the North Sea provide jobs, directly or indirectly, to almost a quarter of a million people.
China dominates container transport to Port of Rotterdam
According to Statistics Netherlands nearly a quarter of all goods unloaded in the Port of Rotterdam originate from China. The number of containers coming from china had increased by 9 percent in 2014.