Port authority
Delfzijl & Eemshaven

Groningen Seaports is the economic operator and authority of the port of Delfzijl and Eemshaven and the adjoining industrial sites. Groningen Seaports provides the complete package of port services to its industrial and commercial clients, from logistics and infrastructure services to the issue and maintenance of the sites in both port regions.

Port of Delfzijl

Circular hotspot and biobased location
Transhipment: 5,857,000 tonnes
Surface area: 1,477 hectares
Available: 468 hectares
Length commercial quay: 850 m
Draught of seaport: 9 m
Depth of inner basins: 5 m
Tank cleaning facility


Energy port for data and offshore wind
Transhipment: 6,599,000 tonnes
Surface area: 1,319 hectares
Available: 275 hectares
Quay length Julianahaven: 2,300 m
Quay length Beatrixhaven: 1,440 m
Quay length Wilhelminahaven: 1,250 m
Draught: 14 m

Groningen Seaports

Doing business in Delfzijl or Eemshaven?

As the economic operator and authority of the seaports of Delfzijl and Eemshaven Groningen Seaports is working on your new place of establishment. We will be pleased to roll out the red carpet for you and help you to find the best possible location for your company. We won’t be satisfied until you are. You can buy or lease plots of land – large or small – but it is of course also possible to rent existing premises or make use of the current facilities.

Eemshaven / Delfzijl in a nutshell

Eemshaven/Delfzijl comprises various seaports and industrial sites, with a combined surface area of some 2,800 ha. Over half this area accommodates industrial activities. The port areas offer smooth and – thanks to the absence of congestion – swift accessibility via road, rail, deep-sea and inland waterways. Entrepreneurs can find a varied selection of business locations here: everything from SME locations to sites for the very strictest environmental categories. Leaseholders benefit from modern facilities, a favourable strategic location and a stimulating business climate. Here in Eemshaven/Delfzijl, numerous leading firms in the energy, chemical, data, recycling and waste management, agribusiness and logistics sectors feel that they have set up in exactly the right spot. Groningen Seaports manages and operates the area.

Both seaports have good rail, road and water connections, which provide very easy access to your location. You will of course be able to use the seaport facilities such as wharves, a roro bridge and the dockyard cranes. And with more than 700 hectares of land available there is certainly plenty of space for you to get down to business.

Do you see opportunities in Delfzijl or the Eemshaven?

If you operate in the offshore wind business or the data centre sector, then Eemshaven is the best option for you. Delfzijl is the right location for the chemical industry or circular economic activities. Curious about what Eemshaven or the port of Delfzijl have to offer you? Are you looking for a place to establish your company? Or considering a relocation? Would you like to make use of a jetty or a wharf? If so, be sure to contact us and let us know your requirements. We’ll be pleased to help you explore the options.

Zout aan de broek

Excursion ‘Zout aan de broek’ See it for yourself!

Are you curious about the developments in both Delfzijl or Eemshaven or just interested in the ports in general? Groningen Seaports has arranged the Zout aan de Broek excursion for its business contacts. Please contact Office Support (+31 (0)596-640400) to set a date.

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