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Rotterdam Terminal

Rotterdam Terminal

DFDS terminal in Rotterdam (Vlaardingen) is 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 13.5 hectares.


Rotterdam Terminal


DFDS Seaways B.V.

Vulcaanweg 20 Port no. 615

3134 KL Vlaardingen



Wheeled 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Terminal capabilities

Cargo handled
  • Paper in reel or palletised form
  • 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
Terminal services/equipment
  • RoRo Services
  • Forklift trucks from 2.5 to 16 tonnes capacity
  • Tugmasters
  • Translifter (cassette handling) 90 tonnes
  • 100-tonne crane/mobile harbour crane
  • Movements of heavy project cargo
  • Re-stowing of cargo and securing
  • 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
Warehousing facilities
  • 2,000m² warehouse
  • Cross-dock facilities
  • Covered transhipment facilities
Terminal access
  • Close connection to motorways
  • Direct access to inland waterways
  • Terminal access around the clock, 7 days a week
Special competences
  • 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.
Terminal security
  • Video inspection system for gate control of units
  • Meet ISPS requirements
  • Approved Gate Check Status
  • Camera surveillance, closed gate with manned guard at night