Container terminals at the Port of Rotterdam
Photo report of IAA PortNews from the Port of Rotterdam (the Netherlands).
The port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest sea port. It is a hub with highly developed infrastructure servicing ocean and feeder lines, pipelines, rail and motor transport. The port numbers about 120 terminals. Average throughput of the port is some 450 mln t per year. Shareholders of the Port of Rotterdam Authority: Municipality of Rotterdam (approx 70%) and the Dutch government (approx 30%).
The container terminals in the port of Rotterdam are among the most advanced terminals in the world. State-of-the-art equipment and the largest cranes ensure fast, safe and reliable transhipment of containers. The terminals are directly connected to the North Sea and provide excellent connections to the European rail, inland shipping and road network.