Seaport dues

Are you visiting the port of Rotterdam with a seagoing vessel? Then you will need to pay the Port of Rotterdam Authority seaport dues. In the port of Rotterdam, the amount of the seaport dues is determined by the use you make of the port, the gross tonnage of the vessel and the quantity of transhipment.

Port tariffs

The Port tariffs of the seaport dues are established annually by mutual agreement between the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the parties involved. The Port tariffs and the conditions in the port of Rotterdam are listed in the General Terms and Conditions of the Port of Rotterdam Authority. Rates for maritime service providers and waste levy are also included in the General Terms and Conditions. To check the current pilotage dues, please consult the website of Loodswezen.

Submitting the seaport dues statement via Portbase

The service Statement Seaport Dues R'dam/Moerdijk in the Port Community System of Portbase allows you to easily provide the requested and required information. Reusing previously entered information ensures optimal efficiency. The use of this service of Portbase by agents and shipping companies is free.

Discounts on seaport dues

Many seagoing vessels are eligible for discounts on the seaport dues. For example, the Port Authority offers discounts to sustainable vessels and seagoing vessels that visit the port of Rotterdam regularly.


Do you have a question or a comment about the port dues in the port of Rotterdam? Please contact:

Port Dues
+31 (0)10 252 1523

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