In 2007, the Port of Wilhelmshaven (German) handled over 42.7 million tons of cargo on 1313 vessels, including imports of 33.4 million tons and export of 9.3 million tons. During the same year, 867 vessels carried over 72 thousand passengers through the Port of Wilhelmshaven.
Imports were dominated by 30.4 million tons of petroleum and petroleum products, while exports were dominated by gasoline and diesel. Other imports include coal, rock salt, gasoline, and ethylene. Other exports included fuel oil, petroleum products, caustic soda, and liquefied petroleum gas.