Amsterdam (Holland)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Website
https://www.portofamsterdam.com/en

Address
Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, Piet Heinkade 27 1019 BR Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is The Netherlands kingdom's capital city and a major ocean and river cruise port. The port is among the most visited by cruise ships based in Baltic Sea. This is also a turnaround port for riverboats operating on Rhine and Moselle rivers, as well as on the Dutch waterways.Amsterdam (Holland) river cruise port

Holland's capital city has population around 845,000 (urban 1,35 million, metro 2,43 million) and covers an area of approx 166 km2 (64ml2). The Randstad megalopolis (which besides Amsterdam also includes the located in South Holland Rotterdam and The Hague) has population of around 7 million. Amsterdam City itself is one of the world's most visited tourist travel destinations and also one of Europe's arts capitals. It is an unique place to visit with rich history, amazing canal ring, world-famous museums, guided city tours and exciting shore excursions. Next photo shows the Amsterdam cruise port and its passenger terminal building.Amsterdam cruise port terminal

Cruise lines that include Amsterdam cruise port in their ship schedule increase every year. The terminal welcomes more than 1/4 million passengers during the high cruising season.

Amsterdam port

Port Amsterdam (officially "Haven van Amsterdam") is a major seaport serving Amsterdam City. It is ranked Europe's 4th largest cargo port. The port is on a former bay and via North Sea Canal (Noordzeekanaal) is connected to North Sea.Port Amsterdam (Holland)

In the 17th century (during the so called Dutch Golden Age), Amsterdam was one of the main seaports of the Dutch East India Company - world's first ever multinational corporation (established 1602 AD). Today, it is Holland's 2nd largest cargo port - after Rotterdam.

  • The port's total area is 6,2 km2 (2,4 ml2) waterways and plus 20 km2 (7,7 ml2) land areas (quays, roads, railways, green areas).
  • The port comprises several harbors, which are also part of city boroughs (named Westpoort, Westerpark, Centrum, Zeeburg). The list of harbours (haven) includes Afrika, Amerika, West Harbour, Jan van Riebeeck, Petroleum, Coen, Mercurius, Hout, De Ruijter Quay (Ruijterkade), Eastern Trade Quay.
  • The port's 2014 statistics showed as handled marine shipping cargo around 97,4 million tons. For comparison, in 2008 the port handled 6029 marine vessels with 75,8 million tons of cargo and 435,129 TEUs (containers).
  • Amsterdam cruise port is among Northern Europe's largest. The port handles an average (ship calls) of 140 ocean and 1500 river cruises, The number of cruise tourist is around 700.000.
  • In September 2015, MSC Splendida ship became the largest cruise vessel in Amsterdam.
  • Amsterdam port has 2 cruise terminals: Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (serving ocean-going ships) and another terminal located after the locks in IJmuiden.

Port Amsterdam's new sealock (world's largest)

A new (world's largest) sealock is currently under construction at IJmuiden (North Sea Canal's entrance). The new facility will provide access to Port Amsterdam even to the world's largest cruise vessels.

Port IJmuiden sealock (access to Port Amsterdam)

The new sealock has length of 500 m (1640 ft), width 70 m (230 ft) and depth / max draft 18 m (59 ft), ranking it the world’s largest. Construction works started in January 2016, with scheduled completion by the end of 2019. After the sealock's inauguration, Amsterdam port will be accessible (for all types of marine vessels) 24 hours a day.

Next YouTube video (official release by Haven Amsterdam) shows the sealock project's main highlights.


Highlights: Canals, bridges, Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam cruise terminal

Amsterdam cruise port terminal is located 15 minutes away from the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, right in the city heart. The central train station of Amsterdam is just in 10 minutes walking distance.Amsterdam cruise ship terminal

  • Amsterdam cruise port terminal has a large reception, tourists information office, cafes, restaurants, luggage facility and shops. There is a parking area which is underneath Amsterdam cruise port terminal (Passenger Terminal Amsterdam).
  • If you prefer, you can use touring boat or public transport to reach the center of Amsterdam.
  • Passenger Terminal Amsterdam has quays with length of 600 m and 10.5 depth. If the weather is in normal condition, vessels up to 330 m will turn very easy in Amsterdam cruise port terminal.
  • Available for the passengers is pontoon for transfer to and from different kinds of touring boats.
  • aParking (underneath the PTA / cruise terminal) is EUR 30 per day (subject to change).

At the moment you disembark here, you can enjoy great views of the city from the huge outdoor balcony of the terminal. The passengers also can use the Movenpick hotel facilities, a four-star hotel located in adjacent.Amsterdam (Holland) cruise port map (printable)

Amsterdam tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Exploring the canals: Amsterdam has at least 165. All are surrounded with typical houses and beautiful green tree. You can also see typical 17th century Golden Age houses.
  • The Rijksmuseum: exhibitions of famous Dutch Golden Age painters, one of the most popular places to visit. The “top” piece is “Night Watch” by Rembrandt. You will also see Jan Steen’s and Vermeer ‘s paintings.
  • The Begijnhof: located in the heart of the old city. A lovely 14th century place with beautiful houses and green gardens.
  • Brown Cafes: or a typical Dutch pub. The name is given after the color of the interior – dark wood and stained by cigarette smoke walls.
  • Anne Frank House: nearly a million tourists visit the Anne Frank House every year. The place is touching with the story of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl, and her family. They were hiding in this house during the Nazi’s occupation.
  • Vondelpark: the most popular park in Amsterdam.
  • Oude Kerk: dates since 1250 AD, the Amsterdam’s oldest church. The paradox is that it is located at the Red Light District center.
  • Waterlooplein: located near the City Hall. A huge market, where you can buy anything but the usual at very good price.
  • The Red Light District: real notorious highlight. You can see hundreds of young women, wearing only lingerie, behind red lit window.
  • Coffee Shops: you can buy marihuana or hash for personal use in small quantity.

The Amsterdam cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Amsterdam, Holland.

If you lose the Amsterdam location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port Amsterdam cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Amsterdam, Holland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Monday
1 May, 2017
Avalon Luminary(departing at 01 May)
Avalon Artistry II(arriving at 01 May)
MS Inspire(arriving at 01 May - departing at 01 May)
MS Emily Bronte(arriving at 01 May - departing at 02 May)
Serenade Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Tuesday
2 May, 2017
MS Inspire(arriving at 02 May)
AmaVerde(arriving at 02 May - departing at 02 May)
ms La Boheme(arriving at 02 May - departing at 03 May)
Wednesday
3 May, 2017
MS River Discovery II(arriving at 03 May)
MS Inspire(arriving at 03 May - departing at 03 May)
Emerald Sun(arriving at 03 May - departing at 04 May)
ms Zuiderdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Seabourn Quest(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 23:00)
Thursday
4 May, 2017
River Duchess(departing at 04 May)
Viking Idi(arriving at 04 May)
AmaPrima(arriving at 04 May - departing at 04 May)
Emerald Sun(arriving at 04 May - departing at 05 May)
MS Amadeus Princess(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 05 May)
Friday
5 May, 2017
AmaPrima(arriving at 05 May)
Emerald Star(arriving at 05 May - departing at 05 May)
MS Amadeus Elegant(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 06 May)
Saturday
6 May, 2017
Viking Mani(arriving at 06 May)
MS Grace(arriving at 06 May - departing at 06 May)
Emerald Sky(arriving at 06 May - departing at 07 May)
Magellan(arriving at 12:00 - departing at 20:00)
Sunday
7 May, 2017
Viking Bragi(departing at 07 May)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 06:00)
MS Grace(arriving at 07 May)
Avalon Felicity(arriving at 07 May - departing at 07 May)
MS Amadeus Elegant(arriving at 07 May - departing at 08:00)
Avalon Artistry II(arriving at 07 May - departing at 08 May)
Monday
8 May, 2017
Avalon Artistry II(arriving at 08 May)
AmaSonata(arriving at 08 May - departing at 08 May)
MS Emily Bronte(arriving at 08 May - departing at 09 May)
Tuesday
9 May, 2017
MS Grace(departing at 09 May)
Scenic Ruby(arriving at 09 May)
Avalon Artistry II(arriving at 09 May - departing at 09 May)
MS River Voyager(arriving at 09 May - departing at 10 May)
Wednesday
10 May, 2017
MS Amadeus Silver(departing at 10 May)
Vision Of The Seas(arriving at 06:00)
Avalon Felicity(arriving at 10 May)
MS Grace(arriving at 10 May - departing at 10 May)
Thursday
11 May, 2017
River Empress(arriving at 11 May)
Le Soleal(arriving at 11 May - departing at 11 May)
MS Amadeus Silver(arriving at 11 May - departing at 14:00)
AmaDante(arriving at 11 May - departing at 12 May)
Mein Schiff 3(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 11 May)
Friday
12 May, 2017
AmaDante(arriving at 12 May)
Saturday
13 May, 2017
Viking Eir(arriving at 13 May)
MS Inspire(arriving at 13 May - departing at 13 May)
AmaReina(arriving at 13 May - departing at 14 May)
Sunday
14 May, 2017
AmaReina(departing at 14 May)
ms Koningsdam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
MS Inspire(arriving at 14 May)
AmaBella(arriving at 14 May - departing at 15 May)
Monday
15 May, 2017
SS Antoinette(departing at 15 May)
Avalon Luminary(arriving at 15 May)
River Queen(arriving at 15 May - departing at 15 May)
Tuesday
16 May, 2017
MS Inspire(departing at 16 May)
River Queen(arriving at 16 May)
AmaBella(arriving at 16 May - departing at 16 May)
Avalon Vista(arriving at 16 May - departing at 17 May)
MS Amadeus Silver(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 17 May)
Wednesday
17 May, 2017
Avalon Vista(arriving at 17 May)
MS Inspire(arriving at 17 May - departing at 17 May)
MS Amadeus Symphony(arriving at 17 May - departing at 18 May)
Thursday
18 May, 2017
Viking Idi(arriving at 18 May)
Avalon Vista(arriving at 18 May - departing at 18 May)
Thomson Celebration(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Friday
19 May, 2017
AmaPrima(arriving at 19 May)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 06:00)
Scenic Jasper(arriving at 19 May - departing at 19 May)
Saturday
20 May, 2017
Viking Mani(arriving at 20 May)
ms Prinsendam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
MS Grace(arriving at 20 May - departing at 20 May)
MS Amadeus Silver II(arriving at 20 May - departing at 08:00)
Avalon Tranquility II(arriving at 20 May - departing at 21 May)
Sunday
21 May, 2017
AmaSonata(departing at 21 May)
ms Koningsdam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
MS Grace(arriving at 21 May)
Avalon Felicity(arriving at 21 May - departing at 21 May)
Avalon Luminary(arriving at 21 May - departing at 22 May)
Monday
22 May, 2017
Avalon Felicity(arriving at 22 May)
Vision Of The Seas(arriving at 06:00)
AmaSonata(arriving at 22 May - departing at 22 May)
Artania(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 14:00)
Tuesday
23 May, 2017
MS Grace(departing at 23 May)
Scenic Ruby(arriving at 23 May)
Avalon Felicity(arriving at 23 May - departing at 23 May)
Thursday
25 May, 2017
River Empress(arriving at 25 May)
ms Gerard Schmitter(arriving at 25 May - departing at 25 May)
AmaDante(arriving at 25 May - departing at 26 May)
Disney Magic(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Friday
26 May, 2017
AmaDante(arriving at 26 May)
ms Lafayette(arriving at 26 May - departing at 26 May)
Avalon Passion(arriving at 26 May - departing at 27 May)
TUI Explorer(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 26 May)
Saturday
27 May, 2017
Viking Eir(arriving at 27 May)
AmaDante(arriving at 27 May - departing at 27 May)
AmaVenita(arriving at 27 May - departing at 28 May)
Sunday
28 May, 2017
AmaVenita(arriving at 28 May)
Avalon Passion(arriving at 28 May - departing at 28 May)
AmaVerde(arriving at 28 May - departing at 29 May)
Monday
29 May, 2017
SS Antoinette(arriving at 29 May)
AmaVenita(arriving at 29 May - departing at 29 May)
Tuesday
30 May, 2017
Viking Modi(departing at 30 May)
Avalon Luminary(arriving at 30 Apr - departing at 01 May)
MS Esprit(arriving at 30 May)
AmaVerde(arriving at 30 May - departing at 30 May)
Aurora(arriving at 30 May - departing at 31 May)
Costa Mediterranea(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 30 May)
Wednesday
31 May, 2017
Costa Magica(arriving at 08:00)
MS Esprit(arriving at 31 May - departing at 31 May)
MS Amadeus Symphony(arriving at 31 May - departing at 01 Jun)
Wednesday
24 May, 2017
MS Grace(arriving at 24 May - departing at 24 May)
ms Gerard Schmitter(arriving at 24 May - departing at 25 May)