Harlingen port (port code: NLHAR) is large port in Netherlands. It is located on the northwest coast of the Netherlands bordering the Waddenzee.
Both a fishing port and a support base for offshore oil and gas fields, the port possesses over 1,000 meters of quayage capable of accommodating general cargo, bulk and Ro-Ro vessels.
The port handles sea going and inland waterway traffic. Approximately 3,000,000t of cargo and 15,000TEU are handled annually. The main imports are agricultural implements, forage, timber and fertilisers. The main exports include dairy products, meat, vegetables and flour.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are fishing vessels, accounting for about 25%; cargo vessels, taking up around 23%; and sailing vessels, taking a proportion of approximately 15%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 148 meters. The maximum draught is 7.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 13089t.