Maritime Business Services
Overview

Maritime Business Services

ROTTERDAM.
FOR WORLD-CLASS
MARITIME BUSINESS SERVICES.

Rotterdam is home to a large number of leading maritime business service providers that offer shipping and trading companies the expertise and services they require to compete successfully in international markets.

Banks, insurance companies and brokers, lawyers, accountants, tax consultants and claims assessors provide essential services for trading and everything related to building, running and managing ships. They work to the highest standards and foster knowledge and innovation in their respective clusters. Every major Dutch bank has a branch in Rotterdam, the city is among the top 10 global insurance markets and also home to the Netherlands Insurance Exchange Association VNAB, the sector organisation for the Dutch co-insurance market. In addition, the District Court of Rotterdam’s Maritime Chamber specialises in maritime law, transport law and legislation relating to the international sale of goods. A number of firms in Rotterdam also offer arbitration or mediation services.

3000
professionals
3rd
maritime service provider in Europe
10th
insurance market in the world

ROTTERDAM. YOUR BEST PARTNER.

Rotterdam’s municipal and port authorities work together to provide a united and integrated maritime services ecosystem. As a result, Rotterdam is now a “one-stop shop” for shipping companies and traders that require a wide and specialised range of maritime services.

JOIN US. MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Rotterdam is Europe’s maritime capital city for the world’s leading enterprises operating in the field of maritime business services. This is where efficiency, safety and innovation all join forces. This is where it’s all happening.

WELCOME TO ROTTERDAM.

Rotterdam is not only a perfect city for sealing business deals. It is also a great place to live and work, a world-famous international port, a city for freethinkers, pioneers and revolutionaries and a city that encourages its inhabitants to realise their potential and make their dreams come true.

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Jorn Douwstra

Jorn Douwstra
Business Manager Maritime & Offshore (Rotterdam Partners)

+31 (0)10 790 01 40

Jorn Douwstra