Faster is better for logistics

Accessibility is essential for a metropolitan port. But how can it be achieved? What conditions do you need to create? How do you deal with the restrictions and challenges that you encounter? Combining a strong local presence with regional and global scale enables you to leverage opportunities, whether they are in transport, storage and transshipment, accommodating and facilitating urban dynamics or attracting and establishing specific industries at the strategic intersection of sales and capital markets.

Transport by Canal

Bart Verweijen and Elske van Vessem

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Short sea- containers

North Sea Canal Area

1.1 million

tons of containers

Increase: 83.3% transhipment
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Logistics & accessibility

Good accessibility in the port remains a crucial success factor for customers in the port and ….
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In 2018 Port of Amsterdam invested primarily in an expansion of the port infrastructure in order to provide existing companies with maritime or inland waterway connections….
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Fast and safe shipping

Number of ship visits to Amsterdam


ship visits

Increase: 8.7% 
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Port area as a logistics hub for supermarkets

Instead of supplying every supermarket in the city separately with half-empty trucks, setting up a hub on the edge of the city, from …
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New record in throughput figures

A new throughput record of 82.3 million tons was achieved in the Port of Amsterdam in 2018. Combined with …..
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Improving efficiency and customer experience

In 2018, Port of Amsterdam introduced a number of smart ICT applications delivering further improvements in customer experience and operational … Read more

Short sea container transport

Port of Amsterdam’s ambition to accelerate growth in short-sea container throughput received a substantial boost in 2018. The volume of containers grew by as much as 83%. In addition to growth at VCK Logistics …
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‘At the heart of key transitions for the Amsterdam metropolitan area’

Koen Overtoom CEO Port of Amsterdam Watch the video

Koen Overtoom CEO
Port of Amsterdam

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