Port of Delfzijl

Port Authority

Handelskade Oost 1
9934 AR Delfzijl
P.O. Box 20004
9930 PA Delfzijl
Tel +31 596 640400
Fax +31 596 630464
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Internet www.groningen-seaports.com

Map of Delfzijl

General information

Seaport Delfzijl is primarily a port for chemical, metal and forest products. It consists of an outer harbour with several quays and terminals, and an inner harbour that links directly to the inland shipping network. Sea locks link the inner to the outer harbour. The entrance to the outer harbour has a draught of approximately 9 metres and a bottom width of 208 metres. The port offers a wide range of storage facilities and is directly connected to the Dutch railway and motorway networks.

 

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Port Accommodation

The outer harbour consists of:


Zeehavenkanaal

This fairway has been developed as a deepsea harbour. Major industries have their own facilities at five privately owned jetties.

 

Handelshaven

The Commercial Quay is 650 metres long with a depth alongside of 10.50 metres NAP. The quay is backed by a 15 hectare terminal with cranes and warehousing. Next to the Commercial Quay, at Handelskade West, a 300 metre section of quay is converted into a waterfront leisure amenity. The remaining 220 metres have become a multipurpose cargo handling facility. The Handelshaven also contains the Neptunus marina with jetties for leisure craft.

 

The inner harbour consists of:


Oosterhornhaven

Inner industrial harbour with a depth of 5.5 metres NAP. Seagoing vessels must not exceed 90 metres in length, or 13 metres in breadth, or 5 metres draught.

 

Eemskanaal

Inland waterway link with Groningen. There are 5 privately owned berths on the Eemskanaal and its branch.

 

Farmsumerhaven

Berth for waiting vessels with a maximum draught of 4.5 metres. Total quay length of 150 metres plus jetties and dolphins, mainly in use by inland barges.


Some distances from the Groningen Seaports:

Destination
by sea
by inland vessel
by road
by rail
  nautical miles
days
hours
hours
         
Hamburg
180
3
4
10
 
Amsterdam
132
1
3
7
 
Rotterdam
166
1.5
4
7
 
Antwerp
236
1.5
4.5
11.5
 
St. Petersburg
937
-
-
-
 
Le Havre
368
-
-
-
 
Helsinki
791
-
-
23
 
Gothenburg
375
-
-
-
 
London
290
-
-
-
 
Munich
-
8
12
23
 
Paris
-
5
9.5
47
 
Ruhr Area
-
2
4.5
14
 
Brussels
-
2
5.5
14
 
Berlin
-
4
7.5
36
 
Milan
-
-
30
49
 
Barcelona
-
-
40
56
 

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 For information on the port dues and rates of the companies operating in this area, please visit our Port Dues-page.

 

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