Leading Maritime Cities report 2022

Our mutual efforts to innovate the port of Rotterdam have not gone unnoticed. In January 2022, Rotterdam emerged as runner-up from the Leading Maritime Cities report, a classification by the DNV and Menon Economics in which all maritime cities worldwide are ranked. This ranking makes Rotterdam the leading maritime city of Europe, surpassing cities like London, Hamburg and Oslo.

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Response by Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb

Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb of the City of Rotterdam in response to the classification by the DNV and Menon Economics: “I am honoured by this recognition from the international maritime community of Rotterdam as the undisputed maritime capital of Europe. This recognition encourages us to continue to join forces in the city, port and region to further strengthen our international competitive position.

Read more about the report here.