RoRo shipping (roll-on/roll-off) is a unique form of transport, in that the cargoes are driven on and off the vessel under their own power. This is an especially good option for large vehicles and heavy cargoes. Port of Zwolle offers the option of quickly loading and unloading these types of cargo undamaged. The companies located in Port of Zwolle transport RoRo cargoes from A to B with the greatest of care.


Port of Zwolle’s RoRo facility is ideal for the storage and transhipment of rolling cargo. The terminal meets the standard ISO 6812 requirements for a roll on/roll off ship-to-shore connection. The ships can be loaded and unloaded quickly and efficiently. The RoRo facility is located at the Zuiderzeehaven in Kampen.


The harbour facilities of the Port of Zwolle are easily accessible for ships up to Va class. The harbours can process barges and coastal vessels up to 2,500 tonnes, with a maximum draught of 3.5 meters.


The harbours of the Port of Zwolle are favourably located at the junction of several transport connections. The Netherlands’ major national transport routes all come together here. Port of Zwolle is not only easily accessible by inland waterways, but also by rail and road. Products transhipped here find their way over these networks to the Randstad, the north of the Netherlands, Germany and the rest of Europe.



Would you like to know more about the Port of Zwolle’s RoRo facilities? Then don’t hesitate to contact one of the companies below.


  • IJDT Kampen (IJssel Delta Terminal Kampen; storage, transhipment and processing).
  • MCS Meppel (Container terminal Meppel, full-service container logistics).