Esbjerg terminal location on map

Esbjerg terminal

Esbjerg port is located on the west coast of Denmark. The terminal is just under 100,000m2, which provides space for handling most types of cargo. It is the main hub for all offshore and wind activities in Denmark, within a close proximity to the major manufacturers and it is the nearest deep-sea port to reach the continent, the south of Europe, and the Mediterranean.

​​Direct access to the main infrastructure network

DFDS steel cargo handling

Cargo handling

All kinds of RoRo, general, or out of gauge cargo can be accommodated.

DFDS vessel in a port

Vessel handling

There are 2 berths within the terminal capable of handling RoRo vessels and general cargo vessels up to 250m in length x 9.5m in draught. The terminal can handle two vessels simultaneously.

DFDS warehousing facilities

Warehousing & Storage

We have the possibility to facilitate warehousing, including cold and heated storage. We run a 24 hour service on the terminal and have highly trained staff with a superb gate and camera system securing our customers cargo and ensuring the best possible service.

DFDS staff in workshop facilities


We have various workshops located within the maritime and haulage industry that we utilise through a network of third party partners.

Terminal capabilities

Cargo handled

  • Trailers
  • Driver Accompanied Cargo
  • Machinery and agricultural machines
  • Containers
  • Mafi handling up to 75-80 tonnes
  • Project Cargo
  • Automotive Cargo (cars and truck Chassis)
  • IMO Handling
  • Class 1
  • Class 7

Terminal services/equipment

  • RoRo Services
  • LoLo Services
  • Forklift trucks from 2,5 to 16 tonnes capacity
  • Tugmasters
  • Translifter (cassette handling) 90 tonnes
  • 100 tonnes crane and mobile harbour crane

Terminal access

  • Close connection to motorways

Special competences

  • The DFDS utilis​ation 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
  • Camera surveillance, closed gate with manned guard at night

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions about our terminal services, please do not hesitate to contact us.