Shipping to and from Netherlands

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Netherlands. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 22-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • Check points at every country borders prohibiting entering of outside citizens
  • Universities, schools, kindergartens are closed
  • Public events are closed
  • Supermarkets, pharmacies are open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Closed
Maersk Operational Status
All post is coming without interruption to the counter desk via building post room. Delivery or Pick up is done on appointment.
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
Maersk Operational Status
Throughout the upcoming weeks the Available capacity on our vessels will be under pressure as a result of an increased level of incoming bookings set against a lower availability of outgoing vessels due to the Eastbound blanking to Far East related to earlier Chinese New Year. Furthermore, as separately communicated, the developments of the corona virus also resulted in additional blank sailings.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
  • Rotterdam APMTR– is stable
  • Gang amount is normal but the adjusted shift patterns are in place to reduce human interaction.
  • ETT/ITT capacity limited, will be offered only for priority cases.
  • Rotterdam MVII- is stable
  • Due to forecasted high yard density, early gate ins are limited Expect early gate ins to be prohibited during this week (16)
  • Reefer Yard Density especially high, plug ins limited.
  • Gang amount is normal but the adjusted shift patterns are in place to reduce human interaction.
  • ETT/ITT Capacity limited, will be offered only for priority cases.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process.
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Extra safety measures applied, Gates and Emr is up and running
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Drop in utilization on some of the trains, where it concerns automotive business FE Woerth.
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process.
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Only available from/to certain destinations
Maersk Operational Status
Reduced flight schedules, Some have suspended operation until April 15, 2020.

Local information

Main office
Rotterdam
Address
Boompjes 40, 3011 XB Rotterdam, P.O. Box 240, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Telephone
+31 (0) 107127000
Duty phone:
+31(0) 615395288
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 08:00-17:45
Duty hours:
Mon-Fri 17:45-22:00
Sat-Sun 09:00-12:00

From our headquarters in the Rotterdam, we have been connecting businesses in the Netherlands to world markets for decades.

Our regular weekly departures from Rotterdam connect seamlessly with our unrivalled global network. From here, your key markets are just a short hop away. At Maersk, we do more than transport your cargo – we propel your ambitions. Whether you are importing or exporting refrigerated, oversized or standard cargo, we will make sure it reaches its destination on time and in perfect condition.

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