Container port of Europe

Ship your containers faster, more efficiently and smarter via Europe's ultimate container port

The port of Rotterdam is the largest container port in Europe. The enormous scale of container transhipment yields interesting benefits. For example, there are line connections with over 1,000 ports across the world and excellent intermodal connections for the transport of containers to destinations within Europe. Furthermore, the Rotterdam port area offers a broad choice of competitive service providers and state-of-the-art terminals.

  • Largest container port in Europe with room for growth
  • Can accommodate largest container ships 24/7
  • State-of-the-art container terminals
  • Fast, efficient, reliable handling of sea containers
  • High quality and broad offer of value-added services

Asian business portal now available

An online hub for the Asian business community with a wealth of relevant information and news. In Chinese and in English. To make it even easier to capitalise on opportunities in Europe, through our port.

Container Exchange Route

The Container Exchange Route (CER) links Maasvlakte’s container companies. CER bundles container flows – meaning that trains, barges and feeder vessels no longer have to call on all terminals individually.

How a steel box changed the world economy

Port of Rotterdam celebrates 50 years of container handling. How a simple box changed the world economy and how the port of Rotterdam became a container pioneer.

Chemical Cargo Shipping

The port of Rotterdam is up to date on the latest developments in the chemical sector. As the largest container hub and petrochemical cluster in Europe, Rotterdam is a strong and reliable link in the containerised chemicals supply chain.


To find out more about the possibilities the port of Rotterdam can offer you in the area of container transport and transhipment, please contact:

+31 (0)10 252 1258

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