Port of Wilhelmshaven

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General information

• Ro-Ro facilities available (with area load of 60-150 kN/m²)
• Quay and storage areas capable of handling heavy loads
• Truck scales for up to 50 t
• Power connection for supply of vessels 125 KVA
• Helicopter offshore service provided by Wiking and Friking GmbH (Frisia-Wiking Offshore)
• Shipyard incl. floating dock (8,000 t/150m)

• Areas (up to 15 ha) can be built behind the Hannoverkai
  Areas on the north-west /south-west quay can be built on immediately
• Areas on the "lock island" can be built on immediately
• For further settlements of companies areas on the "Voslapper Groden" can be developed on the long term

Further Information

Experience in handling of wind turbines & components
Status security level


Port handling companies

Available commercial areas for
establishment of companies:
21 ha
22 ha
22 ha

Pier length:
2.538 m (plus 150 m heavy load terminal of "Jade Werke" by the end of 2013)
Water depth (MLW):
6 - 12m
Maximum vessel length:
360 m
Tidal range:
Number of berths:
14-17 + 10 new ones Jadewerft
Jacking-up of installation vessels possible:
Heavy load capability:
Heavy load capacity / m²:
40-50 kN

EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. KG

Neue Jadewerft GmbH

Motorenwerk Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. KG

Bohlen & Doyen Bauunternehmung GmbH

Jade-Weser Logistik GmbH

Jade-Dienst GmbH

Turbo-Technik Reparatur-Werft GmbH & Co. KG

Rhenus Midgard Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. KG

Nordfrost GmbH & Co. KG

Hannoverkai / Schleuseninsel

Companies based here

HPKJ moving power GmbH

WIKING Helikopter Service GmbH

NEPTUN Schiffahrts-Agentur GmbH

Contact for setting up business locations

Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co.KG
Niederlassung Wilhelmshaven
Postfach 2051
26360 Wilhelmshaven

Herr Matthias Lüdicke
Phone: 04421 / 4800-0


Wilhelmshavener Hafenwirtschafts-Vereinigung e.V.
Luisenstraße 5
26382 Wilhelmshaven

John H. Niemann
Phone: 04421 / 44 70-0
Fax: 04421 / 42 46 2

Handling equipment

Port cranes available:
several port cranes with capacities of up to 60 t / mobile cranes with capacities of up to 800 t
Floating cranes available:
floating crane with a capacitiy of up to 100 t on site
Special features:

Transport connection

Distance to nearest motorway:
Rail connection available:
Road link capable of handling heavy loads:
European inland waterway connection:
Distance to nearest airport:
8 km (Jade-Weser Airport Mariensiel), 100 km (Airport Bremen)
Helicopter landing pad:
8 km (Jade-Weser Airport Mariensiel)

Nautical accessibility

Approach channel (sm):
Pilotage compulsory:
Vessel traffic control on the waterway:
yes / Vessel Traffic Service “Jade Traffic”
yes / 2 chambers each 360m x 57m / sill depth of 11m below CD
Constructions – bridges/mast heights:
no, unrestricted