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In-Person: Trading and Shipping Working Together

13-17 March 2023, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


  Port of Rotterdam


The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam, South Holland, the Netherlands. Rotterdam is one of the world's most important junctions when it comes to cargo traffic. Every year, over 300 million tonnes of goods are handled here. Located on the North Sea - the busiest sea route in the world - this Dutch port serves a European hinterland of about 380 million consumers. The huge cargo flows result in advantages of scale for both carriers and shippers.

The port of Rotterdam covers an area of 40 kilometres, from the center of the city to the North Sea. The port and industrial area covers 10,500 hectares (26,000 acres). Around 30,000 seagoing vessels and 130,000 inland vessels arrive in the port every year. Rotterdam is the home port and port of call for around 500 shipping lines that maintain regular services to 1,000 ports. Rotterdam is Europe's most important port for oil & chemicals, containers, iron ore, coal, food and metals.

Our visit programme

General presentation, with special attention to nautical management and energy. Representative of Port of Rotterdam will be present to be able to answer specific questions on the oil and gas business. End with a visit to our Harbour Co-ordination Center, in which all movements of ships and actitivities with dangerous cargoes are monitored.  


World Port Center
PO Box6622
3002 AP  Rotterdam
The Netherlands


VopakVopak Terminal Europoort BV

Moezelweg 75
3198 LS  Europoort-Rotterdam


As part of Royal Vopak, Vopak Oil Rotterdam is the logistic hub for the petroleum industry in North West Europe.

  Service provider 


Vopak Terminal

Our visit programme

 Delegates will have a bus tour through the terminal following by the general presentation about terminal capacity and services. Representative of the Vopak Terminal will be able to answer specific questions on the oil business.




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