The Amsterdam port region is one of the world’s most important logistics hubs. With more than 97 million tonnes of cargo transhipment per year, it belongs to the five largest seaports of Western Europe’s. The strategic and central location in Europe makes the port easy to access and ensures excellent connections with all major European markets. Port of Amsterdam develops, operates and manages the Amsterdam port region. It also promotes sustainable economic development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Energy facts

  • Amsterdam is the largest petrol port in the world.
  • The annual energy handling in the port is 50 million tonnes: that’s enough for 35 million cars to drive around for a year
  • The annual production and handling of fuel in the Port of Amsterdam is 4 times the use of The Netherlands.
  • The Port of Amsterdam produces green energy from waste and wind, for about 400,000 households.