Wilhelmshaven Port is a deep-water seaport located in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. It is one of the largest ports in the country and handles a wide range of cargo, including containerized cargo, bulk cargo, and roll-on/roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo. The port is also a popular cruise ship destination. The port is situated on the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea, and is connected to the city of Wilhelmshaven by the River Weser. Significant towns near Wilhelmshaven Port include Oldenburg, Bremerhaven, Emden, Aurich, Leer, and Wilhelmshaven. The port has a total area of 2,400 hectares and comprises four distinct harbor basins: The Nordhafen, Osthafen, Südhafen, and Weserhafen. The Nordhafen is the largest of the four harbor basins and is used for containerized cargo. It has a depth of 15 meters (49 feet) and can handle the largest container ships. The Osthafen is used for Ro/Ro cargo and has a depth of 11 meters. The Südhafen is used for bulk cargo and has a depth of 13 meters. The Weserhafen is used for general cargo and has a depth of 9 meters. Wilhelmshaven Port is served by various transportation options, including rail, road, and sea. The port has its railway station, operated by national and international trains. The port is also connected to the German motorway system. The port is home to several facilities, including a container terminal, a Ro/Ro terminal, a bulk terminal, and a general cargo terminal. It also has a cruise terminal, one of the largest in Europe. Wilhelmshaven Port is operated by the Port of Wilhelmshaven Authority (POWA), a public company. POWA is responsible for the port’s development, planning, and operation.
Wilhelmshaven is a member of the European Seaports Organization (ESPO) and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH). In order to import/export into Wilhelmshaven, businesses need to have a valid import/export license from the German Chamber of Commerce (IHK). They will also need to provide a declaration of the goods being imported/exported and their value. Businesses will need to pay import/exported duties and VAT on the goods being imported/exported.
Coordinates53º 32′ 4” N, 8º 10′ 8” E
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