ECT and Cabooter Group start collaboration in Venlo

ECT and Cabooter Group will collaborate in order to improve the handling of rail transport from and to Venlo. As of Tuesday the 19th of June, the trains of European Gateway Services (EGS), a subsidiary of ECT, departing from Rotterdam will also call at the terminal of the Cabooter Group in Venlo. In total, three trains a week will be loaded and unloaded at this terminal. Both import and export cargo are involved. The cooperation will expand the capacity of the terminal in Venlo. The...

EGS and Danser launch Intercity Barge

European Gateway Services (EGS) and Danser Group are launching ‘Intercity Barge’. This inland barge service connects the ECT terminals at the Maasvlakte with terminals/depots in the Waalhaven/Eemhaven area, the Botlek area, the Merwehaven and the inland terminals Ridderkerk and Alblasserdam. Intercity Barge is mainly focused on the consolidation of cargo at the aforementioned (inland)terminals and depots to next be able to directly sail to and from the Maasvlakte with large...

EGS winner of the German Dutch Logistics Award

European Gateway Services (EGS) has won the first German Dutch Logistics Award for its vision on synchromodal transport and the way in which it is put into practice. The prize was presented on Tuesday afternoon in Duisburg during the 5th edition of the German Dutch Logistics Conference. EGS uses synchromodality as it offers the efficiency and sustainability that logistics requires, both today and tomorrow. With synchromodal transport the mode(s) of transport and route(s) are...

DeCeTe Duisburg ready for the future

In recent months, various projects aimed at optimally processing the growing flow of containers have been completed at DeCeTe Duisburg. As a result, barge and rail operators, hauliers, logistics service providers and shippers can look forward to improved service levels. The works in question involve respectively the modernisation of the cranes, the relocation and widening of the Gate Out, the refurbishment of the crane track and the replacement of the crane wheels and the extension of...

DeCeTe is investing in the future

Over the next few months, various works will be performed at DeCeTe Duisburg which contribute to a better and faster processing of your containers. Crane 4 and the crane track and wheels will be addressed. Furthermore, the Gate Out will be relocated, the existing rail track will be extended and a new, second rail track will be constructed. Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to perform such substantial works without causing a certain degree of inconvenience at the terminal. We...

Capacity shortage on rail connection to Bremerhaven

Currently, there is a structural capacity shortage on the rail connection to Bremerhaven. This capacity shortage is expected to last until at least the end of July. Right now, surcharges are being levied for the transport of export containers by rail between various German cities and Bremerhaven. With its daily connections from Nuremberg and Munich, the daily rail and barge connections from Duisburg and Venlo and the regular connections from Aschaffenburg and Stuttgart to Rotterdam,...

Adjusted schedule - Ascension Day and Pentecost 2017

In order to also transport your containers and cargo as efficiently as possible during Ascension Day and Pentecost , we would like to draw your attention to our adjusted schedule for the period from 24 till 29 May and 2 till 6 June 2017. The schedules are available through this link for Ascension Day  and this link for Pentecost and contain the closing times of the terminals in our network. We kindly request that you contact us ahead of time to discuss all your transport...

Transport Logistic 2017

This year, European Gateway Services will once again be present at the largest transport & logistics exhibition in Europe; Transport Logistic 2017 in Munich. The exhibition will be held from 9 to 12 May 2017. You can find the EGS stand in hall B3, stand number 410 (B3.410). In the coming period we will keep you informed about the preparations and developments. See you in Munich!

Bayern even better connected

Now also to Rotterdam and Antwerp from Aschaffenburg As of the 26th of January 2017, EGS offers direct connections between the Aschaffenburg region and the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp. The Trimodales Containerterminal Aschaffenburg (TCA) in north-west Bayern is the 21st location in the European EGS network. New barge connections (2x weekly to and from Antwerp) and barge/rail connections (4x weekly to and from Rotterdam) ensure a reliable, sustainable service at competitive rates....

Six trains a week between Rotterdam and Southern Germany

From Tuesday the 7th of February 2017, Rotterdam will be directly connected by rail with Southern Germany six times a week. The frequency of the Rotterdam-Bayern Express will be increased from five to six departures a week in both directions. By increasing the frequency, European Gateway Services (EGS) emphasizes the importance of a highly frequent service between Southern Germany and the port of Rotterdam. With our own office in Munich and a local representative in the region, the...