Shipping

Each year, about 2,000 ocean-going vessels and 13,000 inland waterway vessels make use of the excellent transshipment and storage facilities at Moerdijk. There are no waiting times at Moerdijk Port and, because of the excellent location and multi-modal transport links, there is no congestion.

 

Marine navigation

Excellent accessibility for seagoing vessels


Moerdijk Port is highly accessible for seagoing vessels with a draught up to 8.5 metres plus or minus Amsterdam Ordnance Datum (NAP). The maximum height for seagoing vessels navigating to Moerdijk is 45 metres at Amsterdam Ordnance Datum (NAP) sea level. The maximum length for seagoing vessels is LOA 201 metres and the maximum width is 32.5 metres.


From Rotterdam, Moerdijk can be reached in less than 4 hours.

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Inland shipping


Moerdijk Port is connected to the two most important waterways of the Netherlands: the Rhine and the Meuse. These provide a direct connection from Moerdijk to all the inland waterway routes from and to the European hinterland

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Waterway information and meteorological information


LNG bunkering


From 1 June 2020, it will no longer be permitted to bunker LNG at the port of Moerdijk. The reason for this is the issuing of the location where bunkering could take place. There is no other suitable location at the port for this activity. The licence has been revoked. 

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