Groningen Port is a seaport located in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is situated on the Eemskanaal, which connects the port to the North Sea. The major towns near Groningen Port are Hoorn, Enkhuizen, and Lelystad. Groningen Port is the largest port in the Netherlands regarding tonnage of cargo handled and is also one of the busiest ports in the country. The port handles a variety of cargo, including containers, Ro-Ro, and break bulk. Groningen Port is also a central hub for the transportation of wind turbines.
To import/export goods from the Groningen seaport, businesses must obtain a permit from the Dutch authorities. The permit will specify the type and amount of goods that can be imported/exported. Companies will also need documentation such as a bill of lading and commercial invoice.
AddressPostbus 380 Groningen 9700 AJ Netherlands
Port AuthorityGroningen Port Authority
Phone31 50 367 8910
Fax31 50 367 8596
Coordinates53º 13′ 0” N, 6º 34′ 0” E
Port TypeRiver Port
Max Vessel Size–
0-24 Ton Lifts
25-49 Ton Lifts
50-100 Ton Lifts
100+ Ton Lifts
and Highly reliable
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