Introducing GIS to Support Maritime Accessibility

Facts & figures about the Port of Rotterdam:

• Port area: 12,500ha (land and water, of which approx. 6,000ha are business sites).
• Length of port area: over 40km.
• Employment: 180,000 jobs.
• Throughput: approximately 450 million tonnes of cargo per year.
• Shipping: approximately 30,000 sea-going vessels and 110,000 inland vessels per year.
• Added value: (direct and indirect) over EUR21 billion; 3.5% of GNP

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