Multi-purpose terminal for dry bulk, containers and general cargo

The gateway to the
north of the Netherlands

HOV Harlingen is the only seaport terminal in Friesland and the gateway to the Northern Netherlands. In addition to coasters and short sea vessels, HOV handles a large number of inland vessels.

Since 1980 we have been loading and unloading various cargo flows, such as (agri) bulk, project cargo and containers. We also have spacious covered storage facilities and silos. HOV is at home in many markets and offers transshipment, storage, stuffing and stripping of containers and sea freight.

HOV Harlingen services
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100 ton mobile harbor crane

& services

On terminal storage with logistics services

Container shipping service

3 sailings per week to Amsterdam & Rotterdam

shipping corridor

Our terminal in Port of Harlingen is connected to the container terminals in the seaports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam & Antwerp via the inland container shipping corridor. With our fixed sailings your containers are in time at the right deep sea terminal in Rotterdam. Inland shipping is also a reliable alternative to road transport for import cargo.

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HOV Harlingen facilities

News & updates

December 8, 2021

Peat from the Baltic States & the Nordics

Increasing import flow from the Baltic States and Scandinavia.
October 9, 2021

Start of the seed potato export season

Traditionally, the potato export season runs from mid-October to mid-February
March 9, 2021

New reach stacker for container handling

HOV Harlingen has put a new reach stacker into use.

HOV Harlingen

Always looking for the
right logistics solution