Rotterdam terminal

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About Rotterdam terminal

DFDS strategically located near important highways, and offers direct links to the inland waterway network that connects to any European areas. The terminal has a footprint of 22.9 hectares.

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Terminal offerings

VLA Cargo

Cargo handling

With a fleet of cargo handling equipment, ranging from forklift trucks to a 100-tonne mobile harbour crane, the DFDS terminal can handle the most simplistic cargo to the more complex.

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Vessel handling

There are 3 berths within the terminal capable of handling vessels up to 230m in length x 27m in beam x 11.88m in draught.

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Inland waterways

The Rotterdam (Vlaardingen) terminal offers direct links to the inland waterway network connecting to any European areas, which are generally difficult to reach via other modes of transport, especially for the larger, out of gauge cargo. In addition to the capability of stevedoring 3PL vessels, DFDS operate their own vessels in Vlaardingen for services to and from UK ports.

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Our terminal in Rotterdam (Vlaardingen) offers on-site workshop facilities, where refueling, trailer washing, MOTs, and repairs can all be undertaken.

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Warehousing & storage

There are warehousing and cross docking facilities in addition to a dedicated transhipping area with an undercover facility.

Terminal tariffs

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Rotterdam terminal location

Address DFDS Seaways B.V. Vulcaanweg 20 Port no. 615 3134 KL Vlaardingen Netherlands

Opening hours Wheeled 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


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Terminal capabilities

  • Containers

  • Break Bulk

  • Coil in many different forms, can be handled up to 16 tonnes in weight

  • Forest Cargo

  • Big Bags in different forms

  • Trailers

  • Driver Accompanied Cargo

  • Machinery and agricultural machines

  • Mafi handling up to 75-80 tonnes

  • Project Cargo

  • Automotive Cargo (cars and truck chassis)

  • IMO Handling

  • RoRo Services

  • Forklift trucks from 2.5 to 16 tonnes capacity

  • Tugmasters

  • Crane operations on request

  • Movements of heavy project cargo

  • Re-stowing of cargo and securing

  • Translifter

  • Reachstacker

  • Full MOT on trailers

  • Full trailer repairs

  • Tyre replacement/repairs

  • Full trailer service, tyre check, condition check, etc.

  • Washing of trailers

  • Refrigerated trailer and container service

  • Refuelling white diesel

  • 2,000m² warehouse

  • Cross-dock facilities

  • Covered transhipment facilities

  • Close connection to motorways

  • Direct access to inland waterways

  • Terminal access around the clock, 7 days a week

  • The DFDS utilisation of mafi and cassette systems opens up the market place for companies trading in industrial quantities of base commodities across the network of DFDS' shipping routes.

  • Video inspection system for gate control of units

  • Meet ISPS requirements

  • Approved Gate Check Status

  • Camera surveillance, closed gate with manned guard at night

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