Ports

The Right Port for Every Task

The ports keep developing with an unrivaled momentum. With a growing demand of the markets, the appearance of our port locations along Niedersachsen's coast is changing from year to year. 

Thanks to their versatile structure, the seaports are ideally prepared for any challenges. We have the suitable cargo handling facilities and special logistics solutions for any kind of cargo: from general cargo in containers to dry bulk, from liquid cargo to project shipments. We view the port infrastructure in its entirety at various locations along the Niedersachsen coast, as our integrated port system. 

In many of these port locations, we have extensive open surface areas at our disposal. This ensures that our customers have plenty of room for development. The diversified offer of logistical services is yet another advantage of location in our ports. With our comprehensive port system, we are flexible enough to meet your demands.  

Terms of Use and Fees

In order to manage the processes within the port, we have established Terms of Use for all seaports operated by Niedersachsen Ports. You will find them on the respective webpage for each port. There, you will also find a list of the fees and dues for the labor and services we offer. 

 

Securing the Supply of the East Frisian Islands

With an average transshipment volume of one million tons, 7.2 passengers carried and 65,000 ship movements annually, the island supply ports of Norddeich (the starting point of the ferry lines to Norderney and Juist), Bensersiel (starting point of the ferry line to Langeoog) and the island ports of Norderney, Baltrum, Langeoog, Spiekeroog and Wangerooge, represent a key economic factor in the region of East Frisia.

The Norden branch is responsible for operating those seven island and coastal ports. Managing the ferry traffic and island supplies, fishing and leisure boats presents a major challenge, especially in the summer months. Due to their individual characteristics, each port draws tourists and serves as starting point for the ferry boat services and as supply port for the East Frisian Islands. That makes the ports an important and integral part of the economic power in the coastal region of Niedersachsen.

Over the past few years, Norddeich has evolved into an important location for the offshore wind farms. In the Osthafen (the Eastern Port), multiple wind farm suppliers, such as Dong Energy, RWE and the ships' operator Norden-Frisia, have established their operational headquarters for the German Bight. Niedersachsen Ports will further increase the berth capacities. At the moment, Norddeich's Spa, Wellness and Tourism Administration is putting an emphasis on drafting a comprehensive plan called "Wasserkante" or "Water's Edge" for the Westhafen (the Western Port), which will open this port up to tourism. Niedersachsen Ports' focus is increasingly on securing and maintaining the draft within the port basin and the approach waterway from the ocean.

  

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You may find Terms of Use and Fees under "Downloads" on the right