EGS further expands services at MV2

In addition to its dedicated services between Venlo and the ECT Delta Terminal (12x a week) and the Euromax Terminal Rotterdam (8x a week), European Gateway Services (EGS) will from the 4th of April also offer a dedicated rail shuttle that connects APM Terminals Maasvlakte II and the EGS terminal in Venlo three times a week. Besides these dedicated services, EGS offers combined services from the terminals at the Maasvlakte (1 and 2) to the European hinterland as well. Please...

Collection of containers at APM Terminals Rotterdam and APM Terminals Maasvlakte II only through TA

As of the 1st of March 2016, containers that need to be collected from APM Terminals Rotterdam and APM Terminals Maasvlakte II by European Gateway Services must always be pre-notified at both terminals through the Authorised Consignor procedure (TA or Toegelaten Afzender procedure with RTO code MRN). Without this pre-notification, transport is not possible. From that date onwards, both terminals will stop with the NT1 procedure. More information from APM Terminals Rotterdam and APM...

Reconsider before you end up stuck at the border

The further reintroduction of border controls in the Schengen countries seems only a matter of time. Prevent your cargo from becoming stuck on the German, French or Austrian border - with all the negative consequences this entails. European Gateway Services (EGS) offers you attractive alternatives. Each day, our trains and barges directly connect Rotterdam and Antwerp with, for example, the Ruhr area, Strasbourg /Kehl, Southern Germany and Austria. Simply let us know when your cargo...

EGS further expands service rendering MV2

European Gateway Services (EGS) is committed to the transport of containers to, from and between Rotterdam's container terminals. EGS is further expanding its service rendering at the Second Maasvlakte (RWG and AMPT-2). EGS provides both combined connections between the terminals at the Maasvlakte (1 and 2) and the European hinterland and dedicated services per terminal. There are already direct barge connections to Duisburg, Moerdijk, Venlo and Willebroek and rail connections to...

Weekly train between Rotterdam and Enns

The weekly rail service between the port of Rotterdam and Enns in Austria offers short transit times. Deepsea cargo arriving by ship in Rotterdam at the weekend is put aboard the train on Monday and is available in Austria on Wednesday evening. In the opposite direction, containers which depart Enns on Tuesday evening by train are aboard the deepsea vessel in the course of Thursday. The Rotterdam - Enns train calls at all the major container terminals in Rotterdam, both at the...

Daily Rail Shuttle to Nuremberg convinces CEVA Logistics

The daily rail shuttle of European Gateway Services (EGS) between Rotterdam and Nuremberg in South-East Germany - The Rotterdam Bayern Express - meets a clear demand. Global player CEVA Logistics for example, selected the services of EGS to supply a new distribution centre in eastern Europe which was recently established by one of its major customers.To find out why, read the article in Fast Forward 62.  Mr. Van Loon and Mr. Den Hartog - CEVA Logistics 

New barge connection Antwerp - Liège - Venlo

Together with the Danser Group and the inland terminal LCT in Liège, European Gateway Services (EGS) is offering a new twice-weekly barge service to and from Antwerp. Once a week, the ship directly connects the quays in Antwerp with Liège in Wallonia; in the second roundtrip, the ship sails on to the inland terminal of EGS in Venlo after Liège before returning to Antwerp via Liège again. EGS also uses the barge service between Venlo and Liège to efficiently reposition empty...

Low water levels Rhine

Low water levels on the Rhine: European Gateway Services (EGS) offers alternatives through synchromodal transport. The water levels on the Rhine are expected to drop even further in the coming days. As a result, the available inland shipping capacity will be limited and alternatives will have to be sought. EGS offers these alternatives. Together with our partners, our extensive network and synchromodal way of working allow us to offer the most optimum mode of transport and route...

‘We have good arguments’; logistical and financial benefits

Source: Insight / 23 september 2015   ‘We have good arguments’ Why should shippers in southern Germany be focussing more intently on the Port of Rotterdam? What are the logistical and financial benefits and why does the rail connection to Rotterdam play a key role in shaping a successful intermodal logistics strategy? Here we interview: Ingrid Rossmeier, Southern German Representative for the Port of Rotterdam; Marilyne van Hoey Smith, Commercial Executive of...

Daily rail shuttle between Rotterdam and Southern Germany

From Monday the 7th of September 2015, Rotterdam will be connected daily by rail with Southern Germany. The frequency of the Rotterdam-Bayern Express will be increased from four to five departures a week in both directions. The frequency increase makes the joint rail shuttle of European Gateway Services (EGS) and TX Logistik AG (TXL) an even more attractive alternative to the traditional route to and from Bavaria via the North German ports. In recent months, numerous (German)...