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 2022

Loodswezen NL - 05 Jan 2022
The tariffs for 2022 have been published. more..


Pilotage tariffs 2021

Loodswezen NL - 29 Dec 2020
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) published its 2020 Pilotage Tariff Decision on 9 December 2020. The ACM has set a generic national tariff change of + 3.41%. more..