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


Pilotage tariffs 2024

- 29 Dec 2023
The pilotage tariffs for 2024 have been published. more..

ISPO 2023: superb program of top-class speakers. Save the date 2024.

Loodswezen NL - 24 Oct 2023
On 11th and 12th October the 2023 ISPO conference was held in Amsterdam. Our region Amsterdam-IJmond compiled a superb program of top-class speakers. more..