We ensure that ships to and from the ports are safely piloted.

Nederlands Loodswezen

The Dutch pilots offer a contribution to the safe and quick pilotage of ships to and from the Dutch ports and the Flemish ports on the Scheldt River. Each year, they assist more than 90,000 ships. Loodswezen aims to play a leading role by excelling in terms of service provision, training and education, efficiency, technology and customer satisfaction. Highly-trained maritime pilots and other staff members work closely together to ensure safe and efficient operations in all circumstances.  

News & highlights


Navigator NL issue 16 online

Loodswezen NL - 23 Mar 2017
Read the latest version of the Dutch Pilots’ Corporation magazine. more..

Rotterdam Pilots hosts the ISPO IUG Conference June 21 & 22 2017.

Rotterdam Pilots host the ISPO IUG Conference June 21 & 22 2017

Rotterdam - 16 Feb 2017
Rotterdam (The Netherlands) will be the host city in June 2017 for the ISPO IUG Conference. more..