The objective of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port’s competitive position as a logistics hub and world-class industrial complex. Not only in terms of size, but also with regard to quality. The Port Authority is therefore leading the transition to sustainable energy and it is committed to digitalisation in order to make the port, and the supply chain, more efficient. The core tasks of the Port Authority are to develop, manage and exploit the port in a sustainable way and to deliver speedy and safe services for shipping.
Facts and figures for the Port Authority and the Port of Rotterdam:
Port Authority: 1,150 employees, turnover approx. € 710 million. www.portofrotterdam.com
Port area: 12,600 ha port area (land & water, of which ca. 6,000 ha industrial sites). The port area is more than forty kilometres long.
Employment: 180,000 jobs. Goods throughput: approx. 470 million tonnes of goods per annum.
Shipping: approx. 30,000 ocean-going vessels and 105,000 inland vessels per annum. Added value: (direct and indirect): over € 21 billion, over 3% of GDP.