Immingham location on a map

Immingham Terminal

The Immingham terminal is strategically located on the UK’s East coast with easy access to main motorways and on-site rail connection. DFDS occupies over 700,000m2 of terminal land split into two distinct terminals: Dockside and Riverside.

​​​​​Easy access to the UK's hinterlands

DFDS cargo handling

Cargo handling

Fleet of cargo handling equipment ranges from fork-lift trucks to a 100 tonnes on site Gottwald crane.

DFDS terminal can handle the most simplistic of cargo to the very complex.

Specialised equipment can be hired if required.

DFDS vessel handling

Vessel Handling

Nine berths within the two terminals capable of handling the majority types of vessels:

Dockside Terminal 198m length x 26.2m beam x 10.36m draught.

Riverside Terminal 240m length x 35m beam x 10m draught.

DFDS warehouse and storage facility

Warehousing & Storage

80,000m2 of warehousing in addition to outside storage, including undercover loading bays for weather sensitive cargo.

The terminal is rail connected to a dedicated steel warehouse which provides a specialised magnetic crane for steel coils.

There is also the availability for storage in temperature controlled or ambient warehouses.

DFDS Workshops


Terminal and trailer workshops on site and refueling services and trailer washing.

Trailer MOTs can be carried out on site along with all trailer repairs.

Tyre repairs and replacement.

Trailer servicing.

Refrigerated trailer and container services.

Container and mobile machine repairs.

 Terminal Capabilities

Cargo handled

  • Paper in reel or palletized form
  • Break Bulk
  • Coil in many different forms, can be handled up to 30 tonnes in weight
  • Forest Cargo
  • Big Bags in different forms
  • Trailers
  • Driver Accompanied Cargo
  • Machinery and agricultural machines
  • Containers
  • Swapbodies
  • Mafi handling up to 75-80 tonnes
  • Project Cargo
  • Automotive Cargo (cars and truck chassis)
  • Chemicals
  • IMO Handling
  • Class 1
  • Class 7

Terminal services/equipment

  • RoRo Services
  • LoLo Services
  • Forklift trucks from 2,5 to 16 tonnes capacity
  • Forklift trucks from 17 to 40 tonnes capacity
  • Forklift trucks above 40 tonnes capacity
  • Tugmasters
  • Reachstacker/piggyback 45 tonnes
  • Translifter (cassette handling) 90 tonnes
  • Translifter (cassette handling) 120 tonnes
  • 100 tonnes crane/mobile harbour crane
  • Multimodal crane
  • Overhead gantry crane up to 200 tonnes
  • Overhead gantry crane, with magnetic pickups
  • Intermodal crane with telescopic beam attachment (steel plates)
  • Lift unit movements from mafi or cassette to rail
  • Container stuffing and devanning
  • Movements of heavy project cargo
  • Re-stowing of cargo and securing


  • Full MOT on trailers
  • Full trailer repairs
  • Tyre replacement and repairs
  • Full trailer service, tyre check, condition check etc.
  • Washing of trailers
  • Refrigerated trailer and container service
  • Container repairs
  • Tracked vehicle and machine repairs
  • Refuelling red diesel

warehousing facilities

  • Over 80000 m2 warehousing (allow heavy goods)
  • Cross dock facilities
  • Covered transhipment facilities
  • Rail connected transhipment area
  • Temperature and humidity controlled warehouse
  • Chilled transhipment

Terminal access

  • Close connection to motorways
  • Access to rail network
  • Direct access to inland waterways
  • Deep Sea facilities
  • 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.
  • Deep Sea Break Bulk vessels, discharging large quantities of internationally traded products at any of the DFDS terminals, can benefit from the ability to move smaller quantities efficiently around the Group’s European network.
  • Verified Gross Mass in compliance with SOLAS

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.