Rotterdam Maritime Services Community

The Rotterdam Maritime Services Community (RMSC) is a strong network of maritime business services providers. We create exposure for our members and represent industry interests.

In addition we develop expert knowledge. In close cooperation with relevant knowledge institutions, governments, and adjacent trade associations. By doing so we help to strengthen the entire Dutch maritime cluster.

We utilise new and exisiting markets. This provides valuable opportunities for the region to present itself as the international frontrunner for maritime business services. As well as an attractive place of residence for every typ of maritime business.

Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam: “Rotterdam can be proud of its maritime business service industry. The Rotterdam Maritime Services Community is a powerful collaboration to position Rotterdam as a leading centre for maritime businesses.”


RMSC works as a virtual organisation. Incorporated under Dutch law as an association, RMSC has a governance structure with a board and a manager who is responsible for daily business. An advisory board supports the association. RMSC strives to organise activities together with partner organisations in Rotterdam and connected business areas.

Maritime business services

Rotterdam is internationally known for its large port and port industrial complex. The region is also a leading centre for the maritime industry and the city is home to a large concentration maritime business services providers. The focus of the RMSC lies on:

RMSC Brochure

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Highlights 2023

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