Port information

Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (c) PTA


Amsterdam is one of Europe’s leading tourist destinations. Amsterdam’s charming canal belt, historical monuments and prestigious museums are world-renowned. In 2010, the canalbelt was placed on the UNESCO world heritage list. but that's not all. Look just around the corner and there’s so much more waiting to be discovered!
A visit to one of the extraordinary districts around the centre is certainly something not to be missed. Modern architecture, a cultural hot spot or an active excursion, there's something for everyone. Take a tour of the city's wonderful districts and discover a different side to Amsterdam. Many travellers will be pleasantly surprised to find a comfortably secure atmosphere amid the lively buzz and tolerant nature of our city. In fact, Amsterdam is one of the safest cities in the world. Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is close to Schiphol International Airport, a ten minutes walk to the city center and perfect to reach by car and public transport.

Port attractions

  1.  Canaltours

    Canal Cruises in Amsterdam are the most popular tourist attraction in the country . An enjoyable and relaxed way of getting around the canals and seeing Amsterdam's top sights.
  2.  Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge)

    Is a traditional double-leaf Dutch draw-bridge connecting sides of river Amstel. About every 20 minutes the bridge opens, as the bridge master lets boats through. The original bridge was built in 1670
  3.  Anne Frank House

    Anne Frank House in the center of Amsterdam is the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during the World War II. The original diary is on display as part of the permanent exhibition.
  4.  Van Gogh Museum

    This modern museum houses some 200 paintings and 550 sketches showing Van Gogh. This collection, combined with hundreds of letters by Van Gogh and selected works by his friends and contemporaries.

Port views


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Port facts

Nautical information

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no restriction
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Pilotage Compulsary:
as regulation
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Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
Shore power within the next 5 years
Defined Compatibility Assessment process for each berth and ship combination to IEC/IEEE 80005-1
Information/documentation from the ship for the port before the first connection
Additional requirements for first-time connectio/max. duration between connections before process reapplies
Connection Time
Connection time from all fast to full operational SSE (Shore Side Electricity)
Disconnection time
Uninterrupted power supply guaranteed by shore power provider whilst connected
Restrictions / Penalties / Insurance
Weather conditions/restrictions/other limitations for safe use of SSE
Penalties in case of failure to connect by the ship: weather/itinerary changes/technical issues
Insurance covering any potential damage caused by the SSE
Port Fees
Utility standard/usage fees in addition to kWh rate
Tax/duty fees applicable
Other fees related to shore power
Useful Information
Discounts/incentives linked to shore power usage
Berthing policy linked to shore power usage
Confirmation time of the vessel for planned shore power usage before ETA

Port contacts


Dick de Graaff, managing director
Piet Heinkade 27
1019 BR Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 20 509 1000


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Page last updated: 2021-10-19 12:43


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