Website stimulates synchromodal transport

Through the new website www.synchromodaliteit.nl, everyone can now keep up-to-date with the current progress made in the development of synchromodal transport in the Netherlands. In addition to general information, presentations and videos, the website especially offers insight into various pilots, aimed at the implementation of synchromodal transport in practice. The new website was initiated by the Steering committee Synchromodality which is part of the so-called Strategic...

Rotterdam and Zeeland connected

As part of the European Gateway Services network, the branches of Verbrugge Terminals in Terneuzen and Vlissingen are now also frequently connected with ECT's deepsea terminals in Rotterdam via inland waterway transport. Mario van Rijt, Marine Verbrugge Terminals: "Via this inland shipping connection we can transport containers in an efficient and sustainable way from and to our locations. But businesses in our wider surroundings can also profit."Read the complete story on pages 16 and...

Europe’s cleanest container barge sailing between Rotterdam and Venlo

Recently, the container barge Semper Fi started plying back and forth between the deepsea terminals of ECT in Rotterdam and the inland terminal TCT Venlo in the south-eastern Netherlands. Commisioned by Danser Containerline for European Gateway Services, the Semper Fi is the first hybrid-powered (diesel-electric) container barge and thus the cleanest in Europe. Every week, the Semper Fi makes two round trips between Rotterdam and Venlo. The 110-metre long vessel has a capacity of 156...

Visit us at Transport Logistic Munich

From 4 – 7 June 2013, the world’s largest exhibition for logistics and transport, will take place in Munich, Germany. European Gateway Services, subsidiary of ECT, will be there. European Gateway Services stands out for itshighly frequent, efficient and sustainable barge and rail connections between the deep-sea terminals in Rotterdam and a large network of inland terminals. Ensuring an optimal flow of your containers “straight into Europe” and vice versa. We...

European Gateway Services and TX Logistik extend their network Rotterdam – Munich: a new rail-link t

Starting October 1, a train service will run between Rotterdam and Munich three times a week. This will make Munich the second destination in south Germany with a direct rail link to Rotterdam, after Nuremberg. Like the service connecting Rotterdam and Nuremberg, the new rail link is a European Gateway Services and TX Logistik venture. The link between Rotterdam and Munich creates further connections to an area of significant interest to Rotterdam. It will provide shipowners, logistic...

European Gateway Services launches the E-GATE App

Through the E-Gate app of European Gateway Services, which was launched on the 4th of December 2012, smartphone users can now easily request real-time information about containers and deep-sea vessels, feeders, inland barges and trains present at ECT's deep-sea terminals. Inland operators in particular will find the E-GATE app a very convenient tool for optimising their planning when collecting a container. Wherever they are, the app of European Gateway Services ensures they...