Port of Rotterdam - port basins
 
 
  port basin built reclaimed
  Achterhaven 1450
  Alblashaven 1580
  Amazonehaven
  Barendrechtsehaven 1580
  Beergat (connecting Beerkanaal and Hartelkanaal)
  Beerkanaal (Maasvlakte thoroughfare)
  Beneluxhaven
  Benzinehaven RMO (Vliethaven v/a 1939) 1927
  Bierhaven (connecting Wijn- and Scheepmakershaven 1613 1898
  Bierhaven (basin of the Leuvehaven) 1951
  Binnenbeurtvaartcentrum (see Bierhaven and Rederijhaven)
  Binnenhaven 1874-78
  Binnenrotte (formerly mouth of the Rotte) 1869-72
  Blaak 1577 1870-72/1940-42
  Boerengat 1592 / 1689
  Boezem 1772
  Bornissehaven 1941 (commenced)
  Botersloot 14th c. 1866-7
  Botlek
  Britanniëhaven
  Buitenhaven
  Buizengat (Boerengat since 1695 - since 1699 name for the Easter extension of the Boerengat) 1591 partly before 1695
  Buizenwaal ~1602
  Calandkanaal (connecting Nieuwe Waterweg with Hartelkanaal)
  Chemiehaven
  Coolhaven (west) 1923-26
  Coolhaven (east - connection with the Maas through Parksluizen) 1932-33
  Coolsingel 1360 1901 and 1913-22
  Delfshavense Schie end 14th c.
  Delftsevaart ~1340
  Dintelhaven 1970
  Dokhaven 1881-82
  Eemhaven commenced 1930
  Entrepothaven 1874-78
  Europahaven
  Gantelhaven commenced 1940
  Geulhaven
  Glashaven 1613 1883-84
  Goudsesingel 1360 1886-1905
  Groenendaal 16th c. 1911
  Haringvliet ~1590
  Hartelhaven 1973
  Hartelkanaal (connecting Maasvlakte and Oude Maas)
  Heysehaven before 1579
broadened 1912, 1914
  Karnemelkshaven (formerly mouth of the Rotte) 1861
  1e Katendrechtse haven 1888-1893
  2e Katendrechtse haven 1895-1896
  Keilehaven 1910-14
  Ketelhaven
  Kipsloot 14th c. ~1860
  Kolk 14th c. 1905 and 1940-42
  Koningin Wilhelminahaven
  Koningshaven 1871-77
  Kortenoordsehaven 1893, 1897-98
  Koushaven 1912
  Lekhaven 1912-16
  Leuvehaven ~1600
  Leuvehavenbekkens (see Bierhaven and Rederijhaven)
  Leuvesluis (connection with the Rotte) 1942-50
  Lingehaven commenced 1941
  Maashaven 1898-1905
  Madroelhaven
  Merwehaven 1923-33
  Middenkous (resulting from damming up an old Maas branch named Kous) 1874
  Middensteiger 14th c. partly 1905
  Mississippihaven 1973
  Naussauhaven 1890-92
  Nieuwehaven 15th c. 1953-4
  Noorderhaven 1932 1940
  Noorderkanaal (connects the Rotterdamse Schie with the Rotte) 1933-38
  Oudehaven 14th c. partly 1870-2
  Parkhaven 1890-3, 1903-08
  Pelsterhaven commenced 1941
  Persoonshaven 1901
  Petroleumhaven (Robbenoordsehaven since 1941) 1889-1890
  1e Petroleumhaven 1929-1933
  2e Petroleumhaven commenced 1938
  3e Petroleumhaven 1950-1954
  4e Petroleumhaven 1959
  5e Petroleumhaven 1962
  6e Petroleumhaven 1965
  7e Petroleumhaven 1965
  8e Petroleumhaven
  Prins Johan Frisohaven
  Prins Wilhelm Alexanderhaven
  Prinses Beatrixhaven
  Rotte 1300 (dammed up)
  Rotte (connection with the Leuvehaven) changed 1942-50
  Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij 1903
  Rotterdamse Schie (dammed up from the Noorderkanaal in 1940-2) ~1340
  Rijnhaven 1887-1894
  Scheepmakershaven 1613
  Schiedamsevest 1600 1929
  Schiehaven 1899-1909
  Schiemond 1871-1874
  Schie-Schiekanaal 1928-1933
  Seinehaven
  Sint Janshaven 1889-1890
  Sint Jobshaven 1906-1908
  Sint-Laurenshaven
  Slaak 15th c. 1869,1891,1901
  Sleepboothaven 1920
  Spoorweghaven 1873-1879
  Spuihaven
  Steigersgracht 14th c. partly 1905 and 11
  Stokviswater (connecting Rotte and Delftsvaart) 1943
  Tennesseehaven
  Veerhaven 1852-1854 partly 1865
  Vliethaven (Benzinehaven)    
  Vliethaven (Benzinehaven until 1939) 1927
  Voorhaven (Delfshaven, until 1886 Oudehaven) 1389
  Vulcaanhaven (Vlaardingen) 1913
  Waalhaven 1906-12, 1912-22, 1922-31
  Werkhaven 1941
  Westerhaven 1852-54 1902
  Wilhelminahaven 1914-15
  Wiltonhaven 1902
  Wiltonhaven (Schiedam) 1924
  Wijnhaven 1613
  IJsselhaven 1912-15
  Yangtzehaven
  Zalmhaven end 17th c. 1991
  Zwethhaven commenced 1941
       
 
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